Selsun Suspension

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Selsun Suspension 60ml

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Selsun Suspension

Selsun suspension is a medicated topical suspension used to treat dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis (a greasy, crusting, itching scalp caused by excess oil). It contains selenium sulphide which belongs to a class of medications called anti-fungals.

It works by slowing the growth of the yeast that causes the infection like dandruff. It works against dandruff by reducing greasiness of the scalp and by slowing down growth of the layer of skin cells on the scalp that cause dandruff.

Dandruff is a condition of the scalp that causes flakes of skin to appear. It is often accompanied by itching. Selsun suspension should not be used for 2 days before or after any hair treatments like dyeing, tinting, perming or chemical straightening.

Do not leave the shampoo in contact with the hair or skin for more than the recommended duration as irritation, burning sensation or blistering may occur, and do not use more often than recommended.

Selsun Suspension 60 ml is an antifungal medication, primarily used to treat seborrheic dermatitis (dandruff or scaly patches and red skin on the scalp), and tinea versicolor (a fungus that discolours the skin).

Dandruff is a skin condition that causes itchy and scaly white or greyish flakes on the scalp skin.

it contains Selenium sulphide, an antifungal agent. It relieves itching and flaking of the scalp and removes the dry, scaly particles.

It reduces skin damage due to infection, decreases flaking or scaling of the skin and helps in new skin formation. It blocks the enzymes that are involved in epithelial tissue growth.

Your doctor will advise the appropriate dose that suits your infection. Selsun Suspension 60 ml is for topical (for skin use) only. If the medicine gets into your eyes, nose or mouth, rinse with cold water. Selsun Suspension 60 ml has common side effects like dry scalp, skin irritation or temporary hair loss.

These side effects usually do not require medical attention and gradually resolve during the treatment. If you experience any other symptoms you think may be due to Selsun Suspension 60 ml, please consult your doctor for further advice.

Let your doctor know if you have any allergic reactions to Selsun Suspension 60 ml or other medications. Please check with your doctor before using Selsun Suspension 60 ml if you have any other skin infections.

Selenium sulfide in Selsun Suspension 60 ml may harm the foetus when applied to a pregnant woman’s body surfaces or can affect reproduction capacity.

Hence it is advised that pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult the doctor before starting Selsun Suspension 60 ml. Selsun Suspension 60 ml is not recommended in children younger than two years. Read more: Selsun Suspension

KEY COMPOSITION:

Selenium sulphide

IT IS USED TO TREAT:

Dandruff
Seborrheic dermatitis (a greasy, crusting, itching scalp caused by excess oil)

SIDE EFFECTS OF SELSUN SUSPENSION 60ML:

• Selsun suspension may cause certain side effects like skin rashes, scalp irritation, although not everybody gets them. Check with your healthcare professional if you notice any unusual effects while using it.

SCALP IRRITATION:

Avoid hot showers or baths because hot water can irritate your scalp. Do not rub or scratch the affected area. Leave the skin exposed to the air as much as possible.

SAFETY ADVICE:

  • Always use this medicine as directed by your healthcare professional.
  • Wash your hair with a mild shampoo. Massage Selsun suspension onto the scalp to form lather. Leave the lather on the scalp for 2-3 minutes. Rinse it thoroughly with water. Repeat the procedure if required.
  • Use twice weekly or as directed by your physician.
  • It is for external use only.
  • Avoid contact with eyes. If the shampoo does get in your eyes, wash immediately with lots of cold water.
  • Do not use on broken or inflamed scalp.
  • Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to selenium sulphide.
  • Do not leave this medicine, in contact with the hair or skin for more than the recommended duration as irritation, burning sensation or blistering may occur, and do not use more often than recommended.
  • Gold, silver and other metallic jewelry should be removed prior to use, as discoloration may occur.
  • This medicine should not be used for 2 days before or after any hair treatments like dyeing, tinting, perming or chemical straightening.
  • It is not recommended for use in pregnant and breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Selsun Shampoo is not recommended for use in children under 5 years of age.

MORE INFORMATION:

Keep out of reach of children.
Store in cool, dry place at a temperature not exceeding 30°C.

Medicinal Benefits

Selsun Suspension 60 ml consists of Selenium sulphide, an antifungal agent that relieves itching and flaking of the scalp and removes the dry, scaly particles. It reduces skin damage due to infection, decreases flaking or scaling of the skin and helps in new skin formation.

It blocks the enzymes that are involved in epithelial tissue growth. Selenium sulfide is a mineral compound used to treat dandruff, seborrhoea, and tinea versicolor.

Directions for Use

Lotion/Suspension: Shake the suspension bottle well before use. For the treatment of skin infections like tinea versicolor, apply the suspension/lotion on the affected areas (except for face and genitals) and lather with a small amount of water.
Leave it on the skin for 10 minutes and rinse with clean water. Foam/Shampoo: Apply the advised amount usually of foam/shampoo on the scalp and produce lather with water. Leave it for 5-10 minutes and rinse with water thoroughly.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Selsun Suspension 60 ml

  • Dry scalp
  • Skin irritation
  • Temporary hair loss

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Before using Selsun Suspension 60 ml, let your doctor know if you have a history of skin infections and allergic reactions to Selenium sulfide. Selsun Suspension 60 ml is intended for topical (for skin use) only, and avoid using it on red, broken and irritated skin.

Do not cover the affected areas with a dressing or bandage unless the doctor advised. If you are wearing gold, silver or other metallic objects, please remove them while using Selsun Suspension 60 ml to avoid discolouration.

When treated for tinea versicolor, Selenium sulfide in Selsun Suspension 60 ml may harm the foetus when applied to a pregnant woman’s body surfaces or can affect reproduction capacity. Hence, it is advised that pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult the doctor before starting Selsun Suspension 60 ml. click here

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Please inform your doctor if you use any prescription or nonprescription (over-the-counter) medicines, including herbal and vitamin supplements. 

Drug-Food Interaction: No interactions found or established.

Drug-Disease Interaction: Brief your doctor if you have a medical history of allergic reactions to medicines and other skin infections before using Selsun Suspension 60 ml.

FAQ’s ABOUT SELSUN SUSPENSION 60ML:

Q: Can Selsun suspension cause hairloss?
A: Yes. It can cause side effects like hair loss, although not everybody gets them. Check with your health care professional if you notice any unusual effects while you are taking it.

Q: Can Selsun suspension be used in pregnancy?
A: It is not recommended for use in pregnant and breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your healthcare professional.

Q: Can Selsun suspension be used in children?
A: It is not recommended for use in children under 5 years of age.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    ALCOHOL

    No interaction found/ established. Please consult your doctor before using Selsun Suspension 60 ml.

  • Safety Warning

    PREGNANCY

    Selenium Sulfide in Selsun Suspension 60 ml may harm the foetus when applied to a pregnant woman’s body surfaces or can affect reproduction capacity. Please consult your doctor if you are planning to become pregnant or already pregnant before starting Selsun Suspension 60 ml.

  • Safety Warning

    BREAST FEEDING

    There is limited data on how Selsun Suspension 60 ml affects breastfeeding infants. It is not known if Selsun Suspension 60 ml can excrete into breast milk. Please consult your doctor before starting Selsun Suspension 60 ml.

  • Safety Warning

    DRIVING

    Selsun Suspension 60 ml has no or negligible influence on the ability to drive or use machines.

  • Safety Warning

    LIVER

    Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing Selsun Suspension 60 ml.

  • Safety Warning

    KIDNEY

    Let your doctor know if you have any history of kidney diseases. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing Selsun Suspension 60 ml.

     

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Avoid overusing the styling tools like blow dryers, curling rods, and chemical dying, which can cause loss of natural hair oils and cause dandruff and hair fall.
  • Regular oiling helps in the blood circulation of the scalp and nourishes the roots.
  • Washing your hair twice a week with a good shampoo and conditioner can also improve your dandruff.
  • Practise yoga and meditation to control your stress, which is the greatest enemy of hair fall.
  • Get your regular medical examinations done to keep a check on your hormonal profile and nutritional deficiencies.

Special Advise

It is advised to reach out to your doctor if you do not notice any improvement after 2-4 weeks of treatment.

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