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Piperonyl Butoxide / Pyrethrins Topical Dosage

Medically reviewed on September 14, 2017.

Applies to the following strengths: 3%-0.3%; 4%-0.33%

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Usual Adult Dose for Lice

Piperonyl butoxide 4%-pyrethrins 0.33% topical shampoo: Use on dry hair. Apply to affected area until all the hair is thoroughly wet with shampoo. Allow to remain for 10 minutes only. Shampoo as usual and rinse thoroughly. Second treatment must be done in 7 to 10 days.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Lice

Piperonyl butoxide 4%-pyrethrins 0.33% topical shampoo: Use on dry hair. Apply to affected area until all the hair is thoroughly wet with shampoo. Allow to remain for 10 minutes only. Shampoo as usual and rinse thoroughly. Second treatment must be done in 7 to 10 days.

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