WHAT IS SEBOWASH® FLUOCINOLONE 0.01% SHAMPOO BY CIPLA
Sebowash Fluocinolone 0.01% Shampoo by Cipla contains fluocinolone acetonide 0.1%, a topical anti-inflammatory ingredient that is used to treat seborrhoeic dermatitis of the scalp, to relieve symptoms like itching and scaling caused by inflammation. Sebowash Shampoo with Fluocinolone 0.01% is used to treat seborrhoeic dermatitis of the scalp, which is a common form of dermatitis resulting in dry or greasy scaling of the scalp with itchy red and crusty patches and flaky persistent dandruff. Seborrhoeic dermatitis is not contagious or due to poor hygiene but is due to an inflammatory reaction to a common inhabitant of the skin, the yeast fungus Malassezia (previously called Pityrosporum) that lives in the sebum (oily secretions of the skin). The inflammation is thought to be in response to an irritant produced by the fungus. Sebowash Shampoo reduces scaling and crusting of the scalp caused by irritation and inflammation, relieving symptoms of itching, redness, and flaking of the skin.
Ultiderm lotion contains Fluocinolone Acetonide 0.01% in a refined peanut oil base. Ultiderm lotion can also be used in the pediatric age group on a short term basis. Ultiderm lotion provides excellent spreadability for best use it should be applied on a moist scalp. Ultiderm is a topical corticosteroid that is used for the treatment of skin infections such as allergic reactions, rash, eczema, dryness, itching or other skin conditions.
Indications: Scalp Psoriasis, Atopic Dermatitis, Asteatotic Dermatitis, Widespread steroid-responsive rash
SEBOWASH® FLUOCINOLONE 0.01% SHAMPOO BY CIPLA SIDE EFFECTS
The most commonly reported side effects: dryness, folliculitis, acneiform eruptions, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae (stretch marks), miliaria (sweat or heat rash), burning, itching, irritation, and hypopigmentation.
HOW TO USE SEBOWASH® FLUOCINOLONE 0.01% SHAMPOO
Sebowash Shampoo Fluocinolone 0.01% used once daily. Shake the bottle and then apply it to the scalp area and massage it into the scalp until it lathers. Allow the lathered shampoo to remain on the scalp for approximately 5 minutes and the rinse the hair and scalp thoroughly with water. You should continue to use your Sebowash Shampoo for 2 weeks of treatment and then you can reduce to once a week to prevent itching and flaking of dandruff, as recommended by your dermatologist.