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Generic Name: PYRETHRINS AND PIPERONYL BUTOXIDE SHAMPOO -
TOPICAL Pronounced: (pie-RETH-rins/pip-ER-oh-nill) RID Lice Killing Top Uses
This medication is used to treat lice, which are tiny
insects that can infest and irritate the scalp (head lice), the pubic area
(crabs), or the body. This medication works by paralyzing and killing
How To Use RID Lice Killing Top
Review the manufacturer's instruction sheet and carefully
follow all directions for your product. If any of this information is unclear,
talk to your doctor or pharmacist. Do not use more drug than
This medication is for use on the outside of the body
only. Avoid applying this drug to the eyes, nose, mouth, or vagina. If this
product gets in these areas, rinse with plenty of water. If irritation occurs,
tell your doctor promptly.
Do not use this product on eyelashes or eyebrows. Check
with your doctor if these areas have lice.
If applying thi...
Alternative Names Plane juvenile warts; Periungual warts; Subungual warts; Plantar warts; Verruca; Verrucae planae juveniles; Filiform warts; Verruca vulgaris Prevention Avoid direct skin contact with a wart on someone else.
After filing your wart, wash the file carefully since you can spread the virus to other parts of your body.
After touching any of your warts, wash your hands carefully. References Warts, herpes simplex, and other viral infections. In: Habif TP, ed. Clinical Dermatology . 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier; 2009:chap 12. Gibbs S, et al. Topical treatments for cutaneous warts. Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2006;(3):CD001781.
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