Dermax therapeutic shampoo is a topical treatment for the dry and scaly scalp in seborrhoeic eczema / seborrhoeic dermatitis and pityriasis capitis (or severe Dandruff). It contains 0.5% w/w Benzalkonium Chloride as an active medicament and can be used by adults, the elderly and children.
Dermax Shampoo is used to provide relief from the dry and scaly scalp often seen as Dandruff which may be due to seborrhoeic eczema or dermatitis and pityriasis capitis. Dandruff is the loosening up of patches of scalp skin seen entangled or hanging to hairs. In conditions like Seborrhoeic eczema/dermatitis, Tinea capitis (A fungal infection of the scalp), Eczema, Allergic dermatitis and Psoriasis, there is rapid production of scalp skin, referred to as Dandruff. Dermax shampoo helps to get rid of the scaly scalp.
Dermax Shampoo contains 0.5% w/w Benzalkonium Chloride, which acts by two mechanisms-
Additionally, Dermax shampoo also contains coconut oil that condition hair and keep them soft.
Avoid using Dermax Therapeutic shampoo if you are allergic to Benzalkonium Chloride or other ingredients of the shampoo.
Exposure of eyes to Dermax Therapeutic Shampoo should be avoided while using it.
Dermax shampoo is safe for most people, however-
Dermax shampoo is safe for daily usage. Once the scalp condition improves, the frequency of Dermax shampoo usage can be reduced to once or twice a week and occasionally thereafter. Follow the direction for usage provided in the leaflet or given by your doctor. In general, thoroughly wet your hair and apply a generous amount of shampoo to the scalp. The quantity of the shampoo depends upon the length and thickness of the hair; in general, short hairs require approximately a quantity the size of a fifty pence piece. With the help of your fingertips, thoroughly rub the scalp. To produce a rich lather, repeat the application of the shampoo to the scalp and massage it. Rinse with a sufficient amount of water to wash away all the shampoo.
Dermax shampoo is safe for topical usage. However, in rare case, skin rashes can appear due to allergy or sensitive skin.
Dermax Therapeutic shampoo should be stored in the outer carton. Dermax Therapeutic shampoo should be stored at room temperature, away from direct heat and light. Keep the shampoo out of the reach of children. Dermax Therapeutic shampoo should not be used beyond its expiry date mentioned on the packing of the shampoo.
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How often to use Dermax shampoo?
Dermax shampoo is safe for daily usage. Once the scalp condition improves, the frequency of Dermax shampoo usage can be reduced to once or twice a week and occasionally thereafter.
Can someone pregnant or breastfeeding use this shampoo?
Dermax shampoo is safe for use; however, pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult the doctor before its usage.
Can you buy Dermax shampoo over the counter?
Dermax shampoo can be bought online without a prescription. However, it is recommended to consult your doctor before the usage of Dermax shampoo.
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