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Danclear Shampoo

Product introduction

Danclear Shampoo is a combination of two antifungal medicines that effectively treat dandruff. It kills the fungi that cause the infection and relieves itching and irritation.

Danclear Shampoo is only meant for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. This medicine should be used regularly to get the most benefit from it. Do not use more than you need it will not clear your condition faster and may only increase the side effects. Make sure not to leave it on the scalp for more than 5 minutes.  If it gets into your eyes, nose, or mouth rinse it with water.

Danclear Shampoo is usually safe, however, it may cause burning, irritation, itching, and redness at the application site. These side effects are usually mild and self-limiting. Serious side effects are rare.

It is not likely that other medicines you take by mouth or injection will affect the way Danclear Shampoo works, but talk to your doctor before using it if you have recently used another medicine for dandruff. The medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors before using Danclear Shampoo.

Uses of Danclear Shampoo

Benefits of Danclear Shampoo

In Treatment of Dandruff

Danclear Shampoo is used to control dandruff and gives relief from scaly, flaky, and itchy scalp. It stops the growth of fungus that causes dandruff. Regular use of Danclear Shampoo protects your scalp and prevents dandruff. Gently massage your scalp with Danclear Shampoo to loosen flakes. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of Danclear Shampoo

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Danclear

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Danclear Shampoo

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use.

How Danclear Shampoo works

Danclear Shampoo is a combination of two antifungal medicines: Ketoconazole and Zinc pyrithione. It works by destroying the cell membrane of fungi that cause dandruff.

Safety advice

No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
Breast feeding
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Danclear Shampoo?

If you miss a dose of Danclear Shampoo, apply it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Leave the shampoo on for three to five minutes before rinsing.
  • Take care to avoid getting Danclear Shampoo in your eyes. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.
  • Your usual shampoo can be used as necessary between treatments with Danclear Shampoo.
  • Do not use this medicine more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Avoid getting it in the eyes, mouth or nose. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these areas.
  • Stop using Danclear Shampoo and inform your doctor if you notice any irritation or any other skin infection.
  • Inform your doctor if the treated skin area does not improve after 2-4 weeks of treatment.

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Patient concerns

Having severe dandruff Using danclear shampoo but no relief
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Use sebowash shampoo - thrice weekly on alternate day for 4wks kip it for 2mins during bath
I am having severe dandruff. I m using danclear shampoo but not working.
Dr. Saurav Arora
Please take Silicea 30, 04 drops in half cup water thrice for a month and wash you hairs with Arnica shampoo. Take plenty of fluids and juicy fruits. For Do?s and Don?ts while taking homeopathic medicines visit

User feedback


Q. Can I use Danclear Shampoo regularly?

You can use Danclear Shampoo for the duration as prescribed by your doctor. Apply on the scalp and leave for 1-2 minutes, massage and rinse well.

Q. Can Danclear Shampoo cause hair fall?

No Danclear Shampoo does not cause hair fall. Regular use of candid shampoo will reduce dandruff and chances of hair loss.

Q. What should I inform my doctor before using Danclear Shampoo?

Before using Danclear Shampoo, let your doctor know if you have a history of allergies or are allergic to any medicine.

Q. How long should I leave Danclear Shampoo on my scalp?

Do not leave Danclear Shampoo in contact with your hair or skin for more than the recommended duration as irritation or burning sensation may occur.

Q. Will I go bald if I have dandruff?

No, dandruff will not cause baldness. If the dandruff is severe and your scalp is very itchy, the scratching can make you to pull your hair out due to the trauma of scratching, but the hair will always grow back. Speak to your doctor if your hair fall increases.

Q. My hair is dry and brittle, will Danclear Shampoo damage my hair more?

Danclear Shampoo is to control dandruff on the scalp and not the hair. You may use the shampoo as a scalp treatment only, often sitting for 10 minutes, then rinse out and follow with regular shampoo and conditioner.

Q. Can stress cause dandruff?

Although stress is not the direct cause of dandruff it can trigger different scalp conditions, including dandruff.

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Name: Zydus Cadila
Address: Zydus Tower, Satellite Cross Roads,Ahmedabad – 380015 Gujarat, India.
Country of origin: India
Expires on or after: January, 2025

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