Product Details
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LiceMD Treatment Gel
Active Ingredients
Piperonyl butoxide 4%; Lice treatment
Pyrethrum extract (equivalent to pyrethrins 0.33%); Lice treatment
 
Uses
treats head, pubic (crab), and body lice
Warnings

For external use only

Do not use

  • near eyes
  • inside nose, mouth or vagina
  • on lice in eyebrows or eyelashes. See a doctor if lice are present in these areas.

Ask a doctor before use if you are allergic to ragweed. May cause breathing difficulty or an asthmatic attack.

When using this product

  • keep eyes tightly closed and protect eyes with a washcloth or towel
  • if product gets in eyes, flush with water right away
  • scalp itching or redness may occur

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • breathing difficulty occurs
  • eye irritation occurs
  • skin or scalp irritation continues or infection occurs

Keep out of reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control center right away.


Directions
  • Important: Read warnings before use.
  • Read leaflet inside carton for complete directions before use.
  • Adults and children 2 years and over:
  • Inspect
    • check each household member with a magnifying glass in bright light for lice/nits (eggs)
    • look for tiny nits near scalp, beginning at back of neck and behind ears
    • examine small sections of hair at a time
    • unlike dandruff which moves when touched, nits stick to the hair
    • if either lice or nits are found, treat with this product
  • Treat
    • apply this product thoroughly to dry hair or other affected area. For head lice, first apply behind ears and to back of neck.
    • allow this product to remain on hair or other affected area for 10 minutes, but no longer
    • wash area thoroughly with warm water and soap or shampoo
    • for head lice, towel dry hair and comb out tangles
  • Remove lice and their eggs (nits)
    • use a fine-tooth comb or the special lice/nit comb. Remove any remaining nits by hand (using a throw-away glove).
    • hair should remain slightly damp while removing nits
    • if hair dries during combing, dampen slightly with water
    • for head lice, part hair into sections. Do one section at a time starting on top of head. Longer hair may take 1 to 2 hours.
    • lift a 1 to 2 inch wide strand of hair. Place comb as close to scalp as possible and comb with a firm, even motion away from scalp.
    • pin back each strand of hair after combing
    • clean comb often. Wipe nits away with tissue and discard in a plastic bag. Seal bag and discard to prevent lice from coming back.
    • after combing, thoroughly recheck for lice/nits. Repeat combing if necessary.
    • check daily for any lice/nits that you missed
    • a second treatment with this product must be done in 7 to 10 days to kill any newly hatched lice
    • if infestation continues, see a doctor for other treatments
  • Children under 2 years: ask a doctor
Other Information
  • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F). Avoid excessive heat.
  • keep carton for important product information
  • see leaflet inside carton for additional information
Inactive Ingredients
butylated hydroxytoluene, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, dimethicone, fragrance, hydroxyethylcellulose, methylchloroisothiazolinone, methylisothiazolinone, petroleum distillates, water
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