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Shampoo Dermazol for dandruff

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Last reviewed: 10.08.2022
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Dandruff is an unpleasant phenomenon that is not only an aesthetic problem, but also a medical one. Its occurrence and presence for a long period indicates an infectious lesion of the skin of the scalp with a fungus or a malfunction of the sebaceous glands. You can’t cope with dandruff with ordinary shampoo, you need to use therapeutic ones. One of these is Dermazol.

Indications Shampoo Dermazol for dandruff

The general name for dandruff is seborrhea. It is dry and oily. Signs of dryness are a mass of white scales in the hair, at their roots, on clothes. At the same time, skin irritation is felt, itching, redness in places. [1]

Oily seborrhea is manifested by excessive secretion of sebum, the hair becomes untidy, the strands stick together, they are covered with yellowish flakes. Pustules may form on the scalp. [2]

Such manifestations are an indication for the use of Dermazole shampoo, but it is best to first consult a trichologist for advice. His official conclusions: dandruff, pityriasis versicolor, seborrheic dermatitis will be a reason to turn to a hair remedy. [3]

Release form

The shampoo is available in 50 ml and 100 ml plastic bottles, as well as in 8 ml sticks, which is convenient for taking it with you on trips. When buying, you need to consider, the larger the volume, the lower its cost. The opening of the bottle is small in diameter and this ensures its economical consumption.

The consistency of Dermazole is liquid, the smell is pleasant, the color is reddish. It does not foam well, so the consumption for one wash is quite large.

Pharmacodynamics

The pharmacological properties of a detergent are determined by its composition. The active substance of the shampoo is ketoconazole, which delays and stops the growth of fungi, due to a change in the lipid composition of their membrane. Dermazole reduces itching and flaking of the skin.

Pharmacokinetics

External use limits the bioavailability of ketoconazole, since there is no direct entry into the bloodstream. After washing the head, the substance is not determined in the blood plasma.

Dosing and administration

Shampoo is applied to the hair and left for 3-5 minutes, then washed off. The schemes of treatment and prevention are different. With dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis in the first case, it is used 2 times a week for 2-4 weeks, in the second - once a week or two.

Pityriasis versicolor requires daily use for 5 days for treatment, for prevention - 3 days in a row before the start of the summer season.

Dermazol is recommended for use from the age of 12. Safety in young children has not been established.

Use Shampoo Dermazol for dandruff during pregnancy

Despite the fact that the effects of shampoo on pregnant women and the fetus have not been tested, the pharmacokinetics of the drug allows it to be used to treat this category of people, as well as during lactation.

Contraindications

With increased sensitivity to the components of the shampoo, it is contraindicated for use.

Side effects Shampoo Dermazol for dandruff

The use of Dermazole can cause an allergic reaction in the form of rashes on the scalp, dryness, itching, increased peeling, as well as tearing, eye irritation.

Overdose

External use does not lead to an overdose, if ingested, symptomatic measures are resorted to, gastric lavage and induction of vomiting are not carried out.

Interactions with other drugs

Interaction with other drugs has not been studied.

Storage conditions

The shampoo is stored in its original packaging at a temperature not exceeding +25ºС.

Shelf life

Dermazol can be used within 4 years from the date of its release.

Analogues

Eliminate unpleasant symptoms: peeling of the scalp, itching, increased dryness or fat formation will also help other hair washing products - analogues of Dermazole. It can be: Kenazol, Nizoral, Perkhotal, Keto plus and others.

Reviews

People who used Dermazole for the treatment of seborrhea note its effectiveness, comfort in use (does not cause burning, tingling, redness), the ability to use other hair products in parallel. It washes them well, really gets rid of dandruff, although it does not have a cumulative effect and requires preventive use. There are also reviews about what makes curls more rigid. The negative aspects include its inefficiency in spending, especially on long hair, high cost.

Attention!

To simplify the perception of information, this instruction for use of the drug "Shampoo Dermazol for dandruff" translated and presented in a special form on the basis of the official instructions for medical use of the drug. Before use read the annotation that came directly to medicines.

Description provided for informational purposes and is not a guide to self-healing. The need for this drug, the purpose of the treatment regimen, methods and dose of the drug is determined solely by the attending physician. Self-medication is dangerous for your health.

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