FLUCITIME Shampoo 100ml

Dandruff Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

FLUCITIME SHAMPOO contains Fluocinolone which belongs to the group of medicines called as Corticosteroids. It is used to treat seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp. Seborrheic dermatitis is a condition which majorly affects the scalp and cause red skin, scaly patches and stubborn dandruff.

Before using FLUCITIME SHAMPOO, inform your doctor if you have any skin infections or if you are using any other medicines. FLUCITIME SHAMPOO should be used in pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the baby and should be used with caution in breastfeeding women.

Safety and effectiveness of FLUCITIME SHAMPOO in children and infants have not been established so, consult your child’s doctor for advice. Patients may experience local reactions like burning, itching, irritation, dryness, etc. Contact your doctor if any of the symptoms worsen over time.

USES OF FLUCITIME SHAMPOO

  • Treats seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp

HOW FLUCITIME SHAMPOO WORKS

FLUCITIME SHAMPOO reduces the swelling and constriction of the blood vessels by inhibiting the factors that cause swelling and inflammation. It also blocks the pathway of certain substances that cause inflammation (prostaglandins).

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always apply FLUCITIME SHAMPOO as directed by your doctor. It is for external use only. Shake well before use. FLUCITIME SHAMPOO should be applied on thoroughly wet hair and scalp and should be massaged onto the scalp. Leave it for 5 minutes and then rinse thoroughly with water. Avoid any contact with eyes. Your doctor will decide the right dose and duration of therapy for you according to your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF FLUCITIME SHAMPOO

RARE

Stop using FLUCITIME SHAMPOO and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • HPA axis suppression (detected by certain tests)
  • irritation

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

FLUCITIME SHAMPOO should be used with caution in pregnant women only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the baby. Consult your doctor before using it.

BREASTFEEDING

FLUCITIME SHAMPOO should be used with caution in breast-feeding women. Consult your doctor before using it.

ALLERGY

Do not use FLUCITIME SHAMPOO if you are allergic to Fluocinolone or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Use in Pediatrics:

Safety and effectiveness of FLUCITIME SHAMPOO in children and infants have not been established. Consult your child’s doctor for advice.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug – Drug Interactions:

Before using FLUCITIME SHAMPOO, inform your doctor if you are using, have used or might use any other medicine, including prescription, non-prescription or any herbal medicine.

Overdosage:

In case of accidental ingestion or overuse of FLUCITIME SHAMPOO, consult your doctor or visit nearby hospital immediately. Symptoms of overdose include Cushing’s syndrome (extreme tiredness, muscle weakness, headaches), hyperglycaemia or glucosuria (increased thirst and frequency of urination, dry mouth, blurred vision, tiredness).

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Fluocinolone
Pharmacological Category :   Corticosteroids
Therapeutic Indication :   Seborrheic Dermatitis of the scalp
Dosage Forms :   Shampoo, Cream, Lotion, Gel, Ointment

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep FLUCITIME SHAMPOO out of reach of children
  • Store between 20-25°C

FAQs ABOUT FLUCITIME SHAMPOO

What if I forget to apply a dose of FLUCITIME SHAMPOO?

If you forget to apply a dose of FLUCITIME SHAMPOO, do it as soon as you remember. However, omit that dose if it's almost time for the next one. Do not apply a double quantity of FLUCITIME SHAMPOO to make up for the missed dose.

What if FLUCITIME SHAMPOO accidentally gets into my eyes, mouth or nose?

Avoid getting FLUCITIME SHAMPOO into your eyes, mouth or nose. In case it comes in contact with these areas accidentally, wash with water thoroughly. See your doctor if any discomfort occurs.

Can FLUCITIME SHAMPOO affect overall health?

Patients receiving a large dose of FLUCITIME SHAMPOO either by applying to a large area or having covered dressings can absorb the medicine in a sufficient amount which can cause HPA axis suppression, Cushing's syndrome and intracranial hypertension, for which you will be evaluated periodically.

Can FLUCITIME SHAMPOO be used by pregnant and breast-feeding women?

FLUCITIME SHAMPOO should be used in pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the baby and should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using it.

Can FLUCITIME SHAMPOO be used in children?

Safety and effectiveness of FLUCITIME SHAMPOO in children and infants have not been established. Consult your child’s doctor for advice. The doctor will determine a proper dose or select a suitable alternative treatment for your child.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Drugs Acting on Skin and Mucous Membranes. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Eighth edition. 2019. Page – 895.

2. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. Pubchem. Fluocinolone. [Accessed on 15th June 2022]. https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Fluocinolone-acetonide#section=Mechanism-of-Action

3. Rg Ramirez & D Dorton. Double-blind placebo-controlled multicentre study of fluocinolone acetonide shampoo (FS Shampoo) in scalp seborrhoeic dermatitis. Journal of Dermatological treatment. July 2009. [Accessed on 15th June 2022]. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.3109/09546639309080552

4. Cipla Ltd. Sebowash Shampoo. Ciplamed. [Revised in Sept 2017]. [Accessed on 15th June 2022]. https://www.ciplamed.com/content/sebowash-shampoo

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Urinary free cortisol test
  • ACTH stimulation test

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    Country Of Origin
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