Sebizole

Sebizole

ketoconazole

Manufacturer:

Douglas

Distributor:

Apex Pharma Marketing
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Ketoconazole.
Description
Active ingredient: Ketoconazole.
Excipients/Inactive Ingredients: Coconut Diethanolamide, Diazolidinyl Urea (Germall II), FD&C Red No. 3, Hydrochloric Acid, Herb Flower Fragrance, Sodium Hydroxide, Purified Water, Polyethylene Glycol Distearate (PEG), Sodium Lauryl Diethoxysulphate, Sodium Lauryl Sarcosinate.
Action
Sebizole 2% Shampoo contains ketoconazole which inhibits the growth of the yeasts such as Pityrosporum ovale, thus providing relief from dandruff.
Indications/Uses
Sebizole 2% Shampoo is indicated for moderate to severe dandruff and seborrhoeic dermatitis in adults.
For the treatment of dandruff in adults.
For the relief of signs and symptoms associated w/ dandruff of the scalp.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Apply Sebizole 2% Shampoo to the wet scalp and leave it on for three to five minutes before rinsing thoroughly with water. Use twice a week for 2-4 weeks.
Contraindications
Not to be used in people who are hypersensitive to any ingredient contained in the shampoo.
Special Precautions
Discontinue use if signs of irritation or hypersensitivity occur.
Avoid contact with the eyes. If this happens, bathe the eyes with cold water.
Use In Pregnancy & Lactation
Pregnancy and breastfeeding: Sebizole may be used in pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Side Effects
Application site reactions including collection of pus within the skin or hair follicles (pustules), shedding of skin, inflamed hair follicles, itching, irritation, skin burning sensation, red, dry or tender skin; rash; acne; hair loss or hair color or texture changes; and eye irritation or increase tearing may occur infrequently. Hypersensitivity (allergic) reactions: sudden swelling of the skin or mucous membranes usually of the face, eyes, or lips; hives; localized itchy skin rash (eczema); or distorted taste perception may also occur infrequently. In case the patient does not tolerate the shampoo, discontinue treatment.
Do not hesitate to report any undesired effects to a doctor or pharmacist.
Drug Interactions
When using corticosteroids (cortisone-type medicines) in cream, ointment or lotion, check with a doctor or pharmacist before starting treatment with the shampoo. The patient may start with the shampoo right away, but do not stop using the corticosteroid from one day to the next. The skin might react by redness and itching.
Continue the corticosteroid treatment as follows: apply the same quantities for 1 week; gradually reduce the frequency over a further 1 to 2-week period; then stop using the corticosteroid entirely.
If in doubt, consult a doctor or pharmacist.
Storage
Store below 25°C and protect from sunlight.
ATC Classification
D01AC08 - ketoconazole ; Belongs to the class of imidazole and triazole derivatives. Used in the topical treatment of fungal infection.
Presentation/Packing
Shampoo 2% w/w x 100 mL.
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