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Lice Treatment Side Effects

Generic name: piperonyl butoxide / pyrethrins topical

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Apr 11, 2022.

Note: This document contains side effect information about piperonyl butoxide / pyrethrins topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Lice Treatment.

Applies to piperonyl butoxide / pyrethrins topical: topical foam, topical gel/jelly, topical liquid, topical shampoo

Side effects requiring immediate medical attention

Along with its needed effects, piperonyl butoxide / pyrethrins topical may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking piperonyl butoxide / pyrethrins topical:

Less common or rare

  • Skin irritation not present before use of this medicine
  • skin rash or infection
  • sneezing (sudden attacks of)
  • stuffy or runny nose
  • wheezing or difficulty in breathing

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Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.