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Pyrethrins and Piperonyl Butoxide (Topical)

Brand Names : A-200 Gel Concentrate, A-200 Shampoo Concentrate, Barc, Blue, Licetrol, Pronto Lice Killing Shampoo Kit, Pyrinyl, R & C, Rid, Tisit, Tisit Blue, Tisit Shampoo, Triple X

Pyrethrins and Piperonyl Butoxide | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

Precautions While Using This Medicine

To prevent reinfection or spreading of the infection to other people, good health habits are also required. These include the following:

  • For head lice
    • Machine wash all clothing (including hats, scarves, and coats), bedding, towels, and washcloths in very hot water and dry them by using the hot cycle of a dryer for at least 20 minutes. Clothing or bedding that cannot be washed should be dry-cleaned or sealed in a plastic bag for 2 weeks.
    • Shampoo all wigs and hairpieces.
    • Wash all hairbrushes and combs in very hot soapy water (above 130 F) for 5 to 10 minutes and do not share them with other people.
    • Clean the house or room by thoroughly vacuuming upholstered furniture, rugs, and floors.
  • For body lice
    • Machine wash all clothing, bedding, towels, and washcloths in very hot water and dry them by using the hot cycle of a dryer for at least 20 minutes. Clothing or bedding that cannot be washed should be dry-cleaned or sealed in a plastic bag for 2 weeks.
    • Clean the house or room by thoroughly vacuuming upholstered furniture, rugs, and floors.
  • For pubic lice
    • Machine wash all clothing (especially underwear), bedding, towels, and washcloths in very hot water and dry them by using the hot cycle of a dryer for at least 20 minutes. Clothing or bedding that cannot be washed should be dry-cleaned or sealed in a plastic bag for 2 weeks.
    • Scrub toilet seats frequently.


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