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Nuforce Anti Dandruff Lotion

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Introduction

Nuforce Anti Dandruff Lotion is a combination of two antifungal medicines that effectively treat fungal skin infections and dandruff. It kills the fungi that cause the infection and relieves itching and irritation.

Nuforce Anti Dandruff Lotion is only meant for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. A thin layer of the medicine should be applied only to the affected areas of the skin with clean and dry hands. Wash your hands before and after application of the medicine. If it gets into your eyes, nose, or mouth rinse with water. It may take several days to weeks for your symptoms to improve, but you should keep using this medicine regularly. The course of the treatment should be completed to ensure better efficacy of the medicine.

This medicine is usually safe to use with no common side effects. However, consult with your doctor if you experience application site reactions such as burning, redness, and itching of skin.

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 Nuforce Lotion

Side effects of Nuforce Lotion

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 Nuforce

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

How to use Nuforce 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 Nuforce Lotion works

Nuforce Anti Dandruff Lotion 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

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nuforce Anti Dandruff Lotion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Nuforce Anti Dandruff Lotion during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
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.
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Quick Tips

  • Nuforce Anti Dandruff Lotion must be applied to the affected area as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not use this medicine more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Before each application, wash the affected area with soap and water and dry well. 
  • Avoid getting it in the eyes, mouth or nose. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these areas.
  • Stop using Nuforce Anti Dandruff Lotion 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

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Itching and Dandruff on my hair. Dandruff normally appears in bulk after i wake up. Itching is constant throughout the day. Hair fall is not much but is there. I have thin hair but my scalp is normally clean. Can i use the Nuforce Anti Dandruff Lotion for Dandruff?
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
Use SCALPE LOTION - thrice weekly on alternate days kip it for 2-3mins during bath over wet scalp and wash off .continue for 4wks
I have a fungal infection. It deposits on glass of penis for last few years frequently
Dr. Vinod Raina
Sexology
Please take tab nuforce 150mg I od for five days
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References

  1. Ketoconazole. High Wycombe, Bucks: Janssen-Cilag Ltd.; 1998 [revised 8 Feb. 2019]. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirect. Zinc pyrithione. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Ketoconazole. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. PubChem. Zinc pyrithione. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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