8X Shampoo (Zinc Pyrithione) Drug Price and Information

Zinc Pyrithione (8X Shampoo) is an antifungal and antibacterial agent, used for dandruff either alone or combined with ketaconazole. It slows the production of skin cells, which helps to reduce flakiness.
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8X Shampoo - Cipla Limited (Xterna)

8X Shampoo  Shampoo

Generic : Zinc Pyrithione
Price Updated on August 8, 2019
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Drug information on 8X Shampoo from Cipla Limited (Xterna)


When is 8X Shampoo prescribed?

It is prescribed for -

What should be the dose and frequency?

1% shampoo: Apply to scalp one to three times daily.

What are the common side effects of 8X Shampoo

Severe allergic reactions and skin irritation.

How to use 8X Shampoo?

It comes as a shampoo to apply over the scalp.


In which conditions should 8X Shampoo be avoided?



What are the Precautions needed with 8X Shampoo

For external use only.

Avoid contact with eyes.

Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

Do not rinse after applying this shampoo.

Are there any additional Precautions?

Not advisable for children age less than 2 years.

At What Temperature Should it be Stored?

Store it at room temperature and keep away from children.

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