CVS Lice Killing Shampoo Maximum Strength
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Lice treatment. Works fast to kill lice & eggs. Helps children return to school nit free. 1 comb included.
Active Ingredients: Piperonyl Butoxide (4%), Pyrethrum Extract (Equivalent to 0.33% Pyrethrins). Inactive Ingredients: Benzyl Alcohol, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Fragrance, Polyoxyethylene (1,1,3,3-Tetramethyl Butyl) Phenyl Ether, Water, Xanthan Gum.
Shake well before using. 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 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 the 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. Pin back each strand of hair after combing. Clean comb often. Wipe nits away with tissue and discard in a plastic bag. Seal bag and discard to prevent lice from coming back. After combing, thoroughly recheck for lice/nits. Repeat combing if necessary. Check daily for any lice/nits that you missed. A second treatment must be done in 7 to 10 days to kill any newly hatched lice. If infestation continues, see a doctor for other treatments. Children Under 2 Years: Ask a doctor. 1-2-3 Lice Elimination System: Three easy steps designed to completely eliminate lice from your family and home. Step 1: Kill lice. Apply lice killing shampoo according to label directions. Repeat 7 to 10 days later to help prevent reinfestation. Step 2: Comb out eggs & nits. After step 1, apply egg & nit combing gel on damp hair to make removal faster and easier (sold separately). Comb out the eggs and nits in the hair with a fine tooth comb or with the nit comb (included). Step 3: Home cleaning. Use lice bedding spray to kill lice and their eggs on mattresses, furniture, car interiors and other non-washable items (sold separately). Wash bed linens, clothing and other items in hot water and dry in high heat. Reminder: Before applying this product, do not wet hair. Amount of shampoo needed will vary by hair length. See below for guidelines: Short (Ear Length or Shorter) Hair: first application: 1-2 oz; second application: 1-2 oz; total 2-4 oz. Medium (Shoulder Length) Hair: first application: 2-3 oz; second application: 2-3 oz; total: 4-6 oz. Long (Past Shoulder Length) Hair: first application: 3-4 oz; second application 3-4 oz; total: 6-8 oz. Store at 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C). Keep carton for important product information. See package insert for additional information.
For external use only. Do not use near eyes; inside nose, mouth, or vagina; on lice in eyebrows or eyelashes. See a doctor if lice are present in these areas. 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 into 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.