What is Neutrogena T/Gel Therapeutic Shampoo?
Neutrogena T/Gel Therapeutic Shampoo is a shampoo that is intended to treat scalp conditions such as:
- Itchy, flaky scalp
- Seborrhoeic dermatitis
It works by moisturising the damaged skin while protecting it from further irritation.
How does this Neutrogena shampoo work?
This shampoo works by helping to shed the dead skin that contributes to the skin condition and also slow down the production of new cells. Psoriasis is caused by excess skin cells being formed. Coal tar, the active ingredient, will also help to treat itching caused by any skin condition.
Who is T/Gel Therapeutic Shampoo suitable for?
It is suitable for adults and children aged 12 and over. It is not suitable for anyone who is allergic to the ingredients contained in the shampoo. You should also not use this shampoo if you have a rare form of psoriasis that causes redness or inflammation of the skin.
Is this shampoo suitable for someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding?
It is recommended that someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding does not use this T/Gel shampoo unless told to do so by a medical professional.
How often should I use this T/Gel Shampoo?
You should use it every three days for the best results. It should be used for a maximum of 6 weeks and there is no improvement after that time, then speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist.
Are there any side effects?
There is a chance of side effects, though it is rare. Potential side effects include:
- Swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat
- Dry hair
- Hair loss
- A rash
If you notice a side effect, you should contact your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist. You can also record any side effect using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.
Do I need a prescription to buy?
No, you do not need a prescription to buy.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
- Neutar solubilised coal tar extract
- Macrogol lauryl ether (4)
- Sodium lauryl ether sulfate
- Cocamidopropyl betaine
- Imidazolidinyl urea
- Methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218)
- Propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216)
- Tetrasodium EDTA
- Citric acid
- Fragrance FUGIO 242156
- Sodium chloride
- Purified water
- The constituents of the fragrance include esters of benzoic acid, benzyl benzoate and butylated hydroxytoluene (E321)
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