About the drug:
Fluocinolone Acetonide is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Sebowash Shampoo. Fluocinolone Acetonide belongs to a group of medicines called Corticosteroid. This shampoo treats the dermatitis which is caused due to dry or greasy scaling of the scalp with flaky persistent dandruff.
Uses of the drug:
Sebowash Shampoo is used to relieve the symptoms of seborrhoeic dermatitis of the scalp. Seborrhoeic dermatitis of the scalp is a commonplace form of dermatitis that includes symptoms such as flaky dandruff, itchy scalp, and greasy scaling on the scalp. Seborrhoeic dermatitis of the scalp is caused by malassezia, a yeast fungus that thrives in oily secretions of the scalp or sebum.
Working of the drug:
Fluocinolone Acetonide belongs to a class of drugs called Corticosteroid. Fluocinolone in Sebowash Shampoo is absorbed through the skin into inflammatory cells and stops the production of inflammatory chemicals, that induces inflammation. It also narrows and constricts blood vessels that have become widened, allowing other inflammatory cells into the skin to escalate the inflammatory response. These combined actions reduce swelling, redness, itching, and other symptoms associated with inflammation of the skin and controls the crusting and flaking of the scalp.
Sebowash is manufactured by Cipla, India. This drug is available on our website under various different pack sizes.To buy Sebowash Shampoo–0.01 (60ml) online, visit alldaychemist.com.
Dosage form and strengths:
The drug is available in the form of a shampoo under the following brand name and strength on our website:
- Sebowash Shampoo – 0.01 (60 ml)
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Before you take the drug:
Do not take the drug if you:
Are hypersensitive to this active ingredient FluocinoloneAcetonideor any other ingredient of the medicine
- Have skin ulcer, wounds, or burns on the skin
- Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in the near future
- Are breastfeeding women
Tell your doctor if you:
Ever had an allergic reaction to any medicine
- Have any skin problem
- Have a problem of acne
- Have a hepatic failure
- Have a problem of thinning skin
How much to take the drug?
The dosage depends upon your weight, age, your medical history and your response to the treatment. Therefore, the correct dose will be decided by your doctor. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never applied this shampoo in very large quantity.
How to take the drug?
Usually it is recommended to use Sebowash Shampoo once a day. Shake the bottle well and then apply to the scalp area and massage into the scalp until it lathers. Allow it to remain on the scalp for approximately 5 minutes and then rinse the hair and scalp thoroughly with water. You should use this shampoo for 2 weeks of treatment and then you can reduce to once a week to prevent itching and flaking of dandruff, as directed by your doctor.
For how long to take it?
You should take the dose until you complete the prescription. Do not stop taking the dose even if you feel better. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, call your doctor immediately, or get emergency medical attention.
If you miss a the application of Fluocinolone Acetonide, then take it as soon as you remember, unless it is time to apply the next dose. Do not apply a double dose
Side effects of the drug:
Headache, nausea, acne irruption, and rash are the common side effects of FluocinoloneAcetonide. If any of these effects continuing for a long time or the condition become uncontrolled, contact your doctor immediately.
Fluocinolone Acetonide may rarely cause serious side effects such as burning, dry scalp, heat rash, hypopigmentation, irritation, itching, secondary skin infection, and stretch marks.
Common drug interactions:
You must let your doctor know about your medical history in advance and always take the list of all medications with you, which you may be using, especially these ones: prednisone, hydrocortisone, and cyclosporine. However, this is not a complete information as mentioning all the details for this drug is quite difficult. There may be other medications that may show interaction with this medicine. Never start a new medication with consulting a doctor.
Things to remember:
- Do not use this medication for any other disease without consulting with the doctor
- Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if they have similar symptoms as you are having
- In case you do not feel better and cured after completing the medication, then consult your doctor immediately
- Store the medicine at room temperature. Do not freeze it
|US Brand Name||Sebowash|
|Generic Name||Fluocinolone Acetonide|
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