What is Sebamed Anti-Dandruff Shampoo?
Sebamed Anti-Dandruff Shampoo is a treatment that works to provide relief for those who are suffering from a flaky scalp. This shampoo is 100% soap-free and does not contain any alkalis. The active ingredient in this shampoo is piroctone olamine, which is a treatment for fungal infections. The formula in this shampoo is pH neutral with a 5.5 which promotes the natural skin barrier on the scalp and protects the hair.
What causes dandruff?
Dandruff can be caused by a number of different conditions but on the surface, look the same. Some conditions cause bigger dandruff flakes whereas others will make the scalp itchy. Conditions that can cause dandruff to include:
- Seborrhoeic dermatitis
- An allergy
Despite the belief by some, poor hygiene and dirty hair do not cause dandruff. It does, however, make the condition worse if you have it.
Who is this shampoo suitable for?
This shampoo is suitable for anyone who is suffering from the effects of dandruff. If you are unsure if a child should use this, speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist for advice. Do not use this shampoo if you are allergic to the ingredients contained in it. If you are using any other treatment for a skin condition, seek advice before using this shampoo.
Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use this shampoo?
There is no evidence either way if someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding should use this shampoo. Therefore, it is recommended that anyone who is pregnant or breastfeeding consults a medical professional.
How should Sebamed Anti-Dandruff Shampoo be used?
With wet hair, work the shampoo into the scalp using the hands. Use the palms to make the shampoo into a lather. Rinse off after using. Repeat the process if necessary. Use the shampoo when needed.
Are there any side effects?
Any side effect is most likely to be the result of an allergic reaction. If you notice any side effect, stop using and speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist as soon as possible. You can also record any side effect that you notice using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.
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.
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