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RID Lice Killing

Medically reviewed on December 12, 2017

Dosage form: shampoo
Ingredients: PIPERONYL BUTOXIDE 40mg in 1mL, PYRETHRUM EXTRACT 3.3mg in 1mL
Labeler: Bayer HealthCare LLC.
NDC Code: 0280-9000

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RID Lice Killing Shampoo

Drug Facts

Drug Facts

Active ingredients

Piperonyl butoxide (4%)

Pyrethrum extract (equivalent to 0.33% pyrethrins)

Purpose

Lice treatment

Uses

Uses treats head, pubic (crab), and body lice

Warnings

For external use only

Do not use

· near the eyes

· inside the nose, mouth, or vagina

· on lice in eyebrows or eyelashes. See a doctor if lice are present in these areas.

· if you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients

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

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.

Other information

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

Questions or comments

Questions or comments? 1-800-RID-LICE (1-800-743-5423) (Mon – Fri 9AM – 8PM EST) www.ridlice.com

Consumer Information

RID LICE KILLING 
piperonyl butoxide and pyrethrum extract shampoo
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0280-9000
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
PIPERONYL BUTOXIDE (PIPERONYL BUTOXIDE) PIPERONYL BUTOXIDE40 mg  in 1 mL
PYRETHRUM EXTRACT (PYRETHRUM EXTRACT) PYRETHRUM EXTRACT3.3 mg  in 1 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
PEG-25 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL 
POLYQUATERNIUM-10 (125 MPA.S AT 2%) 
AMMONIUM LAURETH-2 SULFATE 
WATER 
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL 
Product Characteristics
Colorwhite (Clear) Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0280-9000-021 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
159 mL in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:0280-9000-041 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
2118 mL in 1 BOTTLE
3NDC:0280-9000-061 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
3177 mL in 1 BOTTLE
4NDC:0280-9000-081 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
4237 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart358G03/01/2010
Labeler - Bayer HealthCare LLC. (112117283)

 
Bayer HealthCare LLC.

Further information

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