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U.S. Brand Names
Dandrex [OTC]; Head & Shoulders® Intensive Treatment [OTC]; Selseb®; Selsun blue® 2-in-1 Treatment [OTC]; Selsun blue® Daily Treatment [OTC]; Selsun blue® Medicated Treatment [OTC]; Selsun blue® Moisturizing Treatment [OTC]; Tersi
Canadian Brand Names
Topical Skin Product
Reasons not to take this medicine
• If you have an allergy to selenium sulfide or any other part of this medicine.
• Tell healthcare provider if you are allergic to any medicine. Make sure to tell about the allergy and how it affected you. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other symptoms involved.
How does it work?
• Selenium sulfide interferes with skin growth.
• It works to injure the yeast and fight the infection.
How is it best taken?
• Do not take this medicine by mouth. For skin only. Keep out of mouth, nose, and eyes (may burn).
• Wash hands before and after use.
• Shake well before use.
• Remove jewelry before use.
• Apply to affected area and rub gently.
• Apply to the affected area, lather, and rub in gently.
• Leave on for 10 minutes.
• Rinse completely.
• Wet hair and scalp.
• Apply enough shampoo to lather.
• Lather well.
• Leave on for 2-3 minutes.
• Rinse and dry hair.
What do I do if I miss a dose? (does not apply to patients in the hospital)
• Apply a missed dose as soon as possible.
• If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your regular schedule.
• Do not apply a double dose or extra doses.
What should I monitor?
• Change in condition being treated. Is it better, worse, or about the same?
• Follow up with healthcare provider.
How should I store this medicine?
• Store at room temperature.
• If you have a life-threatening allergy, wear allergy identification at all times.
• Do not share your medicine with others and do not take anyone else's medicine.
• Keep all medicine out of the reach of children and pets.
• Most medicines can be thrown away in household trash after mixing with coffee grounds or kitty litter and sealing in a plastic bag.
• Keep a list of all your medicines (prescription, natural products, supplements, vitamins, over-the-counter) with you. Give this list to healthcare provider (doctor, nurse, nurse practitioner, pharmacist, physician assistant).
• Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or in Canada to Health Canada's Canada Vigilance Program at 1-866-234-2345.
• Talk with healthcare provider before starting any new medicine, including over-the-counter, natural products, or vitamins.
Created: 2006-10-25 15:32:35.0
Modified: 2010-03-23 10:09:43.0
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