Sebizole Shampoo (Ketaconazole)
What is Sebizole Shampoo (Ketaconazole) used for?
Sebizole Shampoo (Ketaconazole) is an antifungal shampoo, which is commonly used to treat dandruff. It can also relieve the itchiness caused by dandruff, and the flaking and scaling associated with it. Apart from dandruff, it may also be used to treat pityriasis and the flaking of skin caused by this condition.
How should I use Sebizole Shampoo (Ketaconazole)?
Patients using Sebizole Shampoo (Ketaconazole) should wet their hair and scalp first, and then apply the shampoo directly to the hair and scalp. You should rub it into the hair and scalp, after which you may rinse it clean with warm water. If your physician has told you to apply it twice, you may repeat the above mentioned steps. Consult your physician so that you can be advised how long treatment is necessary. To treat skin problems occurring on other areas of the body, you should wet the skin at the affected area, gently rub it in and leave it for 5 minutes. After that, you may rinse it off.
What are the side effects of Sebizole Shampoo (Ketaconazole)?
Sebizole Shampoo (Ketaconazole) may cause some side effects, such as:
You should see your physician if you notice signs of hair loss.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Sebizole Shampoo (Ketaconazole). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.