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Dandrid Lotion is used to treat dandruff. It works by stopping the growth of microorganisms and killing the existing ones by damaging their DNA. It also produces a cooling effect on the scalp.

Dandrid Lotion is intended only for external use to the affected area. In case of accidental contact to the mouth, eyes, or inside of the nose, rinse it with plenty of water. It is better to use it in the dose and duration advised by your doctor.

Dandrid Lotion may cause skin irritation at the site of application, which usually goes away with time. However, if it persists or gets worse, contact your doctor immediately. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should should consult the gynecologist before using this medicine.

Uses of Dandrid Lotion

Side effects of Dandrid Lotion

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

How to use Dandrid Lotion

This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Shake it well and apply to the area evenly.

How Dandrid Lotion works

Dandrid Lotion is a combination of four medicines: Menthol, Miconazole, Tinidazole and Zinc Sulfate which treat dandruff. Menthol produces a cooling effect on the scalp. Miconazole is an antifungal medicine which stops the growth of dandruff-causing fungi by preventing them from forming their own protective covering. Tinidazole is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria and other microorganisms by damaging their DNA. Zinc Sulfate is an antiseptic.

Safety Advice

No interaction found/established
Information regarding the use of Dandrid Lotion during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Information regarding the use of Dandrid Lotion during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Patient Concerns

I have been using CONADERM shampoo for my dandruff problem but the shampoo has been out of stock for a long time. Can you prescribe an alternate shampoo?
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
use fungicide lotion as shampoo during bath
dandruff problem!! is permanent solutioni was facing the problem last 10 yearskz lotion using by doctor
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Use sebowash shampoo - thrice weekly on alternate days during bath Kip it 2mins in wet scalp and wash off Continue for 6wks
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MEYER ORGANICS PVT. LTD., A-303, Road No. 32, Wagle Estate, Thane – 400 604 (Mumbai), Maharashtra, INDIA.
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