SCALPE+ Shampoo 75 ml

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What is SCALPE + Shampoo used for?

SCALPE + Shampoo is used to control seborrheic dermatitis and treat dandruff. It is used to relieve the symptoms such as itching, flaking, and scaling of the scalp.

SCALPE + Shampoo may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does SCALPE + Shampoo work?

In SCALPE + Shampoo, Ketoconazole belongs to the class of drugs called anti-fungal agents. This drug acts by inhibiting the action of fungal cytochrome and interfering with the cell wall synthesis. Thus, it inhibits the growth of the fungi.

Zinc Pyrithione belongs to the class of anti-seborrheic drugs. This drug acts by inhibiting the synthesis of proteins required for the growth of the fungus.  

How to use SCALPE + Shampoo?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Use SCALPE + Shampoo as prescribed by your doctor.

  • Apply SCALPE + Shampoo lotion over the affected area and rub it gently.
  • Wet the hair and scalp with water and apply enough shampoo. Gently massage the entire scalp to work up a good lather, and rinse with warm water.

What are the drugs that interact with SCALPE + Shampoo?

Drugs that interact with SCALPE + Shampoo include the following:

  • Guaifenesin
  • Isotretinoin
  • Lidocaine
  • Loperamide
  • Moxifloxacin
  • Phenylephrine
  • Tacrolimus

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of SCALPE + Shampoo?

The following are the most common side effects of SCALPE + Shampoo:

  • Formation of blisters
  • Skin irritation
  • Allergic skin reactions

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions SCALPE + Shampoo?

  • Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to SCALPE + Shampoo or similar drugs.
  • Keep the medication out of reach of children.
  • Avoid contact of SCALPE + Shampoo with eyes, mouth and mucous membrane.
  • Do not exceed the dose more than prescribed.
  • Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor.

What should you tell your doctor before taking SCALPE + Shampoo?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of any chronic skin conditions.
  • Inform the doctor if you are using any other topical drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.

Frequently Asked Questions about SCALPE + Shampoo

  1. Is it safe to use dressing over the area being treated with SCALPE + Shampoo?
  2. No. You should not use dressing over the area treated with SCALPE + Shampoo as it may delay the healing process.

  3. How should SCALPE + Shampoo be stored?
  4. Store SCALPE + Shampoo at room temperature, away from light and moisture.

  5. Can I use cosmetics after applying SCALPE + Shampoo?
  6. You can use cosmetics. Wait at least for 20 minutes after applying SCALPE + Shampoo and before using cosmetics.

  7. Does SCALPE + Shampoo cause hair loss?
  8. Yes. Hair loss is the one of the rare side effects of SCALPE + Shampoo.

  9. Is it safe to alter the dose of SCALPE + Shampoo?
  10. No. Do not change the dose of SCALPE + Shampoo unless suggested by the doctor.


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