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Drug information on Scalpe (Zinc Pyrithione) from Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Gracewell)


Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Gracewell)
Generic : Zinc Pyrithione
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Drug Name : Zinc Pyrithione

Zinc Pyrithione(Dermazinc) generic Scalpe 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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Dermazinc, Denorex
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which Scalpe may be prescribed

Side effects of Scalpe

Severe allergic reactions and skin irritation.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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

How to use Scalpe?

It comes as a shampoo to apply over the scalp.

When is Scalpe not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Scalpe

For external use only.

• Avoid contact with eyes.

• Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

• Do not rinse after applying this shampoo.

Other Precautions for Scalpe

Not advisable for children age less than 2 years.

Storage Conditions for Scalpe

Store it at room temperature and keep away from children.

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