Active ingredient: Piperonyl Butoxide

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Piperonyl Butoxide uses

Active Ingredients Purpose

Piperonyl Butoxide 1X Lice and egg treatment

Pyrethrum 1X Lice and egg treatment

(Piperonyl butoxide 20mg/g) 2% Lice and egg treatment

(Pyrethrum 1.7mg/g) 0.17% Lice and egg treatment

Lice Treatment


For external use only.

Do Not Use:

  • Near eyes
  • Inside the nose, mouth, or vagina
  • On lice in eyebrows or eyelashes.
See a doctor if lice are present in these areas.

When using this product

  • Keep eyes tightly closed and protect eyes with a wash cloth or towel.
  • If product gets into eyes flush with water right away
  • Scalp itching and redness may occur

Ask a doctor before use if you are

  • Allergic to ragweed. May cause breathing difficulty or an asthmatic attack.

Stop use and ask doctor if

  • Eye irritation occurs
  • Breathing difficulty 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 Centre right away.

Uses treats head lice and body lice

Other Information

  • For more information read the enclosed Consumer Information Leaflet.
  • Protect from excessive heat.

Inactive Ingredients

Cocos nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, D'Limonene (Orange) Oil*, Eucalyptus Globulus (Southern

Blue Gum) Oil*, Glycerine*, Glycine soja (Soya Bean) Oil*, Leptospermum petersonii

(Lemon Scented Tea Tree) Oil*, Maurita Flexuosa Fruit (Buriti) Oil*, Melaleuca alternifolia

(Tea Tree) Oil*, Melaleuca quinquenervia (Broad Leaf Paperbark Gum) Oil*.

*Ingredients from Organic Farming.


  • Important: Read warnings before use
Adults and children 2 years and over.


  • 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 back 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

  • 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
  • Wash area thoroughly with warm water and soap or shampoo
  • 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.

  • 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.


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Drugs with same active ingredients (Pharmaceutical companies):


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  2. Dailymed."PIPERONYL BUTOXIDE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. "PIPERONYL BUTOXIDE". (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Piperonyl Butoxide?

Depending on the reaction of the Piperonyl Butoxide after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Piperonyl Butoxide not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Piperonyl Butoxide addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.


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