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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...
Common warts are small growths on your skin caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). They are generally harmless and painless and often disappear within 2 years without treatment. While they are often found on the hands, fingers, knees and elbows they can grow anywhere on the body and are more common in children.
Most warts are raised, round or oval growths that are rough to the touch. They can be lighter or darker than the surrounding skin and may have small black spots throughout. Flat warts are usually found on the face and forehead. Warts often grow where there was a cut or scratch that allowed the HPV virus to enter. You can pick up the HPV virus from towels or surfaces used by someone with a wart.
You can spread warts on your body. For example, if you have a wart on your finger and touch other areas of your body where you have a cut or scratch, the virus can be transmitted to the area you touched and new warts can appear.
While most warts will disappear on their own and a...
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