Sebizole Shampoo (Ketoconazole)
What is Sebizole Shampoo (Ketoconazole) used for?
Sebizole Shampoo (Ketoconazole) is an antifungal shampoo commonly used to treat dandruff or flaky skin caused by pityriasis of the scalp. It is an antifungal medication that operates by destroying or stopping the reproduction of fungus cells allowing the immune system to eliminate the infection naturally. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Sebizole Shampoo (Ketoconazole)?
Use Sebizole Shampoo (Ketoconazole) according to your physician's instructions to get the most effective results from treatment. It is normally applied once daily while showering, but your individual directions will depend on your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. Rinse the hair prior to application to remove dirt or loose skin from the scalp. Put a small amount of shampoo on the hair, rub it to create lather, spread it over the surface of the scalp, and allow it to soak into the skin for several minutes. Thoroughly rinse the medication out of the hair while preventing it from contacting the eyes, ears, or other mucous membranes as this may cause unexpected problems. Ask your physician any questions you have about the medication to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Sebizole Shampoo (Ketoconazole)?
Some patients using Sebizole Shampoo (Ketoconazole) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
Immediately inform your physician about any unusual or worrying symptoms you experience being especially cautious about signs of a possible allergic reaction such as hives, swelling, or trouble breathing. These conditions may require reduced application frequency, lower doses, or medical assistance in more serious cases.
Do not apply Sebizole Shampoo (Ketoconazole) to skin that is broken or severely damaged. Do not begin treatment if you are allergic to ketoconazole or if you have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Sebizole Shampoo (Ketoconazole). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.