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Drugs Info of Selseb,Dandrex, Head & Shoulders Intensive Treatment, Selenos, Selseb, Selsun Blue, Selsun Blue 2 in 1, Selsun Blue Balanced Treatment, Selsun Blue Moisturizing Treatment, Tersi Foam
Drugs Details
  • Drugs Type  : FDA
  • Date : 30th Mar 2015 03:35 am
  • Brand Name : Selseb,Dandrex, Head & Shoulders Intensive Treatment, Selenos, Selseb, Selsun Blue, Selsun Blue 2 in 1, Selsun Blue Balanced Treatment, Selsun Blue Moisturizing Treatment, Tersi Foam
  • Generic Name : selenium sulfide topical (Pronunciation: se LEE nee um SUL fide TOP ik al)
Descriptions

A liquid antiseborrheic, antifungal preparation for topical application.

Each gram of Selseb Shampoo contains 22.5 mg selenium sulfide, urea, zinc pyrithione, purified water, edetate disodium, prppylene glycol, diazolidinyl urea, methylparaben, propylparaben, hypromellose, ammonium lauryl sulfate, titanium dioxide, caprylic/capric trigiyceride, D&C yellow #8, FD&C red #40, chromium oxide greens, citric acid, sodium citrate, cocamidopropyl betaine, lauramide DEA, magnesium aluminum silicate and fragrance.

 

What are the possible side effects of selenium sulfide topical?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using selenium sulfide and call your doctor if you have unusual or severe blistering, itching, redness, peeling, dryness, or irritation of the skin.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at...

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This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Indications

A liquid antiseborrheic, antifungal preparation for the treatment of seborrheicdermatitis of the scalp, dandruff and tinea versicolor. Urea hydrates and is useful for conditions such as dry scalp.

Dosage Administration

For seborrheic dermatitis and dandruff: Generally 2 applications each week for 2 weeks will control symptoms. Subsequently, shampoo may be used less frequently - weekly, every 2 weeks, every 3 to 4 weeks or as directed by a physician. Should not be applied more frequently than necessary to maintain control.

For tinea versicolor: Apply to affected areas and lather with a small amount of water. Allow product to remain on skin for 10 minutes, then rinse thoroughly. Repeat procedure once a day for seven days or as directed by a physician.

How Supplied

Selseb (selenium sulfide 2.25%) Shampoo is supplied in 180 ml bottles,NDC 10337-500-10.

Store at controlled room temperature 15°- 30° C (59°- 86° F). Protect from freezing.

KEEP THIS AND ALL MEDICATIONS OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.

Mfd.for: DERM/arts® Division Doak Dermatologics A Subsidiary Of Bradley Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 383 Route 46 West • Fairfield, New Jersey 07004-2402.
www.doakderm.com. Manufactured by: Groupe Parima, Inc., Montreal, QC H4S 1X6 CANADA. Rev. 11/05

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

 
 

Side Effects

In decreasing order of severity: skin irritation; occasional reports of increase in normal hair loss; discoloration of hair (can be avoided or minimized by thorough rinsing of hair after treatment). As with other shampoos, oiliness or dryness of hair and scalp may occur.

Read the Selseb (selenium sulfide 2.25%) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects

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Interactions

No information provided.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Warnings

For external use only. Not for ophthalmic use. DO NOT USE ON BROKEN SKIN OR INFLAMED AREAS. If allergic reaction occurs, discontinue use. Avoid contact with eyes, genital areas and skin folds, as irritation and burning may result. If accidental contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water.

Precautions

This medication is to be used as directed by a physician. Not to be used when inflammation or exudation is present as increased absorption may occur.

Carcinogenesis

Dermal application of 25% and 50% solutions of 2.5% selenium sulfide lotion on mice over an 88-week period indicated no carcinogenic effects.

Use In Pregnancy

Category C. Animal reproduction studies have not been conducted with Selseb. It is also not known whether Selseb can cause fetal harm when applied to the body surfaces of a pregnant woman or can affect reproduction capacity. Under ordinary circumstances, Selseb should not be used by pregnant women.

Nursing Mothers

It is not known whether or not this drug is secreted in human milk. Because many drugs are secreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when Selseb is administered to a nursing woman.

Pediatric Use

Safety and effectiveness in children have not been established.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

OverDose

There are no documented reports of serious toxicity in humans resulting from acute ingestion of Selseb. However, acute toxicity studies in animals suggest that ingestion of large amounts could result in potential human toxicity. Evacuation of the stomach contents should be considered in cases of acute oral ingestion.

ContrainDications

Contraindicated in persons with known or suspected hypersensitivity to any of the listed ingredients.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Clinical Pharamacology

Selenium sulfide appears to have a cytostatic effect on cells of the epidermisand follicular epithelium, reducing corneocyte production.

Pharmacokinetics

The mechanism of action of topically applied selenium sulfide is not yet known.


This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name inmany instances.

Patient Information

No information provided. Please refer to the WARNINGS andPRECAUTIONS sections.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Consumer Overview Uses

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Consumer Overview Side Effect

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Consumer Overview Missed Dose

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Patient Detailed Side Effect

Brand Names: Dandrex, Head & Shoulders Intensive Treatment, Selenos, Selseb, Selsun Blue, Selsun Blue 2 in 1, Selsun Blue Balanced Treatment, Selsun Blue Moisturizing Treatment, Tersi Foam

Generic Name: selenium sulfide topical (Pronunciation: se LEE nee um SUL fide TOP ik al)

  • What is selenium sulfide topical (Selseb)?
  • What are the possible side effects of selenium sulfide topical?
  • What is the most important information I should know about selenium sulfide topical?
  • What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using selenium sulfide topical?
  • How should I use selenium sulfide topical?
  • What happens if I miss a dose?
  • What happens if I overdose?
  • What should I avoid while using selenium sulfide topical?
  • What other drugs will affect selenium sulfide topical?
  • Where can I get more information?

What is selenium sulfide topical (Selseb)?

 

Selenium sulfide is an antifungal medication. It prevents fungus from growing on your skin.

Selenium sulfide topical (for the skin) is used to treat dandruff, seborrhea, and tinea versicolor (a fungus that discolors the skin).

Selenium sulfide topical may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What are the possible side effects of selenium sulfide topical?

 

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using selenium sulfide and call your doctor if you have unusual or severe blistering, itching, redness, peeling, dryness, or irritation of the skin.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the Selseb (selenium sulfide 2.25%) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects

Learn More »
 

What is the most important information I should know about selenium sulfide topical?

 

Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, nose, or mouth. If it does get into any of these areas, rinse with water. Do not use selenium sulfide topical on sunburned, windburned, dry, chapped, or broken skin.

Use this medication for the full prescribed length of time. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.

Do not cover treated skin with a bandage or other dressing unless your doctor has told you to. A light cotton-gauze bandage may be used to protect clothing. Wear loose-fitting clothing made of cotton and other natural fibers until your infection is healed.

Stop using selenium sulfide and call your doctor if you have unusual or severe blistering, itching, redness, peeling, dryness, or irritation of the skin.

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Patient Detailed How Take

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using selenium sulfide topical?

 

You should not use this medication if you are allergic to selenium sulfide.

FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether selenium sulfide is harmful to an unborn baby. Before using selenium sulfide topical, tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.

It is not known whether selenium sulfide passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

How should I use selenium sulfide topical?

 

Use this medication exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use it in larger amounts or for longer than recommended.

Shake the selenium sulfide foam well just before each use.

Wash your hands after applying this medication.

Use this medication for the full prescribed length of time. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.

Do not cover treated skin with a bandage or other dressing unless your doctor has told you to. A light cotton-gauze bandage may be used to protect clothing.

Store this medication at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep the medicine canister away from open flame, and do not puncture the can.

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Patient Detailed Avoid Taking

What happens if I miss a dose?

 

Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose.Do not apply extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

 

Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.

An overdose of selenium sulfide topical is not likely to produce life-threatening side effects.

What should I avoid while using selenium sulfide topical?

 

Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, nose, mouth, rectum, or vagina. If it does get into any of these areas, rinse with water. Do not use selenium sulfide topical on sunburned, windburned, dry, chapped, or broken skin.

Avoid covering treated skin areas with tight-fitting, synthetic clothing that doesn't allow air circulation. Wear loose-fitting clothing made of cotton and other natural fibers until your infection is healed.

What other drugs will affect selenium sulfide topical?

 

Avoid using other topical medications at the same time you apply selenium sulfide topical, unless your doctor approves. Other skin medications may affect the absorption or effectiveness of selenium sulfide topical.

Where can I get more information?

 

Your pharmacist can provide more information about selenium sulfide topical.


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