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General Information on Chloroxine

Generic Name : Chloroxine

Pronunciation : klor-OX-een

Latest prescription information about Chloroxine. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y41.1 | Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Bacterials

Trade Names/Brand Names of Chloroxine

International- Capitrol.

Why is Chloroxine Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antibacterial shampoo, prescribed for dandruff, and from mild to moderate to severe scaly, flaky, itchy, red skin of the scalp. 

When should Chloroxine not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Chloroxine?

It is used only on the scalp. Apply 2% solution over the wet scalp, 2 times/week, and massage thoroughly as directed by your physician.

How should Chloroxine be taken?

It comes as a shampoo, to apply over the scalp.

What are the warnings and precautions for Chloroxine?

For external use only.

It should not be used on the inflamed lesions of the scalp.

Rinse properly after using this shampoo.

Avoid contact with eyes and other parts of body.

Caution needed for pregnant and breast feeding women.

What are the side effects of Chloroxine?

Skin inflammation, skin rashes and swelling of the scalp.

What are the other precautions for Chloroxine?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Chloroxine?

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.

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