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Lice treatment

Generic Name: Pyrethrins and Piperonyl Butoxide Gel and Liquid (pye REE thrins/pye PEER i nil)
Brand Name: Lice Treatment, RID
Easy-to-read patient leaflet for Lice Treatment. Includes indications, proper use, special instructions, precautions, and possible side effects.
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Drug Information:
This medicine may interact with other drugs or health problems. Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take Lice Treatment (pyrethrins and piperonyl butoxide gel and liquid) with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor. Use Lice Treatment (pyrethrins and piperonyl butoxide gel and liquid) as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely. Learn more

Lice treatment Side Effects

Lice Treatment Side Effects

Note: This document contains side effect information about piperonyl butoxide / pyrethrins topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Lice Treatment.

Applies to piperonyl butoxide / pyrethrins topical: topical foam, topical gel/jelly, topical liquid, topical shampoo

Along with its needed effects, piperonyl butoxide / pyrethrins topical may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking piperonyl butoxide / pyrethrins topical:

Less common or rare

  • Skin irritation not present before use of this medicine
  • skin rash or infection
  • sneezing (sudden attacks of)
  • stuffy or runny nose
  • wheezing or difficulty in breathing

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

More about Lice Treatment (piperonyl butoxide / pyrethrins topical)

  • Dosage Information
  • Drug class: topical anti-infectives

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Editorial References and Review

Medically reviewed by USARx EDITORIAL TEAM Last updated on 1/1/2020.

Source: Drugs.com Lice Treatment (www.drugs.com/cdi/lice-treatment.html).