Selsun Shampoo 2.5%x100ml
Medical treatment for dandruff and seborrhoeic dermatitis.
Selsun Shampoo is a medicated shampoo used to treat dandruff and seborrhoea dermatitis. It works against dandruff in two ways; by reducing greasiness of the scalp and by slowing down growth of the layer of skin cells on the scalp that cause dandruff.
Selsun is a thick beige suspension that contains selenium sulphide 2.5% w/v as the active ingredient.
Directions for use:
Not recommended to treat children under 5 years old.
Children aged 5-14, adults and elderly; Apply liberally twice weekly for next two weeks and then once weekly for next two weeks. Thereafter use only as often as necessary to control the condition.
Purified Water, Monoethanolamine Lauryl Sulphate, Empigen BB, Bentonite, Glyceryl Monoricinoleate S, Sodium Chloride, Titanium Dioxide, Perfume, Sodium Dihydrogen Phosphate Dihydrate, Citric Acid.
Selsun is not licensed as a treatment for Pityriasis Versicolor but it works. Dilute the shampoo 1:1 with water, apply to the affected areas, leave to dry and wash off 24 hours later. This should be repeated twice a week for 4 weeks.