Product Details
(Click to Expand)
Rid Lice Killing Shampoo
Active Ingredients

Piperonyl butoxide (4%); Lice treatment
Pyrethrum extract (equivalent to 0.33% pyrethrins); Lice treatment


Uses

treats head, pubic (crab), and body lice


Warnings
For external use only

Do not use
  • ear the eyes
  • inside the 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 into the 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 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 thoroughly to DRY HAIR or other affected area. For head  lice, first apply behind ears and to back of neck.
  • allow product to remain for 10 minutes, but no longer
  • use warm water to form a lather, shampoo, then thoroughly  rinse
  • for head lice, towel dry hair and comb out tangles
Remove lice and their eggs (nits)
  • use a fine-tooth or 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 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
  • keep carton for important product information
  • see Consumer Information Insert for additional information
  • avoid excessive heat

Inactive Ingredients

ammonium laureth sulfate, dehydrated alcohol, fragrance, isopropyl alcohol, PEG-25 hydrogenated castor oil, polyquaternium-10, purified water


PHARMACIST INFORMATION
Pharmacy Times®
The #1 full-service pharmacy media resource in the industry, providing clinically based, practical and timely information for the practicing pharmacist.
PATIENT INFORMATION
U.S. News & World Report®
A leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers by focusing on health, personal finance, education, travel, cars, news and opinion.
RX SAVINGS
Pharmacy Times Cou-Co®
The Pharmacy and patient resource for reimbursement programs, coupons, co-pay and educational resources.
Pharmacy & Healthcare Communications, LLC
2 Clarke Drive | Suite 100 | Cranbury, NJ 08512
P: 609-716-7777 | F: 609-716-4747
Copyright OTCGuide 2006-2017 Pharmacy & Healthcare Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved.