What is pyrethrin-piperonyl?

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Pyrethrin-piperonyl is a combination medication used to treat lice (on the head, body or genitals). The medication kills parasites and their eggs by interfering with their nervous systems. Pyrethrin-piperonyl is available as a shampoo, lotion and gel. Pyrethrin-piperonyl is available over-the-counter under the brand names A-200 Lice Killing Shampoo, Lice Treatment Maximum Strength Shampoo, Licide, Pronto Lice-Killing Shampoo Kit, Pyrinyl Plus Liquid, RID Maximum Strength Lice Killing Shampoo, RID Mousse, Tisit Blue Gel, Tisit Lotion and Tisit Shampoo.

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