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Follicure Anti Dandruff Shampoo


Introduction

Follicure Anti Dandruff Shampoo is a combination medicine used in the treatment of dandruff which also provides a shiny appearance to the hair. It works by killing microorganisms that cause infection.

Follicure Anti Dandruff 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 scalp for more than of 5 minutes.  If it gets into your eyes, nose, or mouth rinse with water.

This medicine 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 this medicine 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 this medicine.

Uses of Follicure Shampoo

Side effects of Follicure 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 Follicure

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

How to use Follicure Shampoo

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

How Follicure Shampoo works

Follicure Anti Dandruff Shampoo is a combination of two antifungal medicines: Ketoconazole and Piroctone Olamine which treat dandruff. Ketoconazole kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. Piroctone Olamine works by penetrating the cell membrane of the fungi to interfere with their energy metabolism and oxygen uptake. This kills the fungi and clears up the infection.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
No interaction found/established
Breastfeeding
No interaction found/established
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Follicure Anti Dandruff Shampoo
₹2.92/ml of Shampoo
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₹3.1/ml of Shampoo
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Quick Tips

  • Do not use this medicine more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Leave the shampoo on for three to five minutes before rinsing.
  • Avoid getting it in the eyes, mouth or nose. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these areas.
  • Stop using Follicure Anti Dandruff 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.
  • Your usual shampoo can be used as necessary between treatment with this medicine.

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Suggest best anti dandruff shampoo for men
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
You can try Anti Dandruff shampoo of B & T
Dandruff and hair fall to be cured
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
Hi kindly use Himalaya anti dandruff shampoo
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References

  1. Piérard-Franchimont C, Goffin V, Henry F, Uhoda I, et al. Nudging hair shedding by antidandruff shampoos. A comparison of 1% ketoconazole, 1% piroctone olamine and 1% zinc pyrithione formulations. Int J Cosmet Sci. 2002;24(5):249-56. [Accessed 27 Feb. 2020] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Bennett JE. Antimicrobial Agents: Anifungal Agents. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1225-1241.

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

B-211 IBC,Near Big Bazar,Piplod, Surat-395007, Gujarat,India.
Country of Origin: India
MRP
175
60 ml in 1 bottle
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