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Alphosyl 2-in-1 Medicated Shampoo (250 ml)
Alphosyl 2-in-1 Medicated Shampoo (250 ml)
Alphosyl 2-in-1 Medicated Shampoo (250 ml)
Alphosyl 2-in-1 Medicated Shampoo (250 ml)
Alphosyl 2-in-1 Medicated Shampoo (250 ml)

Alphosyl 2-in-1 Medicated Shampoo (250 ml)

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Product Summary

Alphosyl 2-in-1 Shampoo is used to treat scalp conditions such as psoriasis, seborrhoeic dermatitis, eczema, itchiness and scaling from these conditions, and dandruff.

Key features

  • Suitable for adults and children.
  • The active ingredient is an alcoholic extract of coal tar (5%) which relieves itching and is an anti-scaling agent which helps break down keratin (part of the skin's structure).
  • Please note: the solution has a strong smell of coal tar.

Directions

Children and adults: Use Alphosyl 2-in-1 Shampoo once or twice a week for four weeks. The procedure should be repeated twice for maximum benefit:

  • Wet hair thoroughly.
  • Use enough shampoo so that the lather is sufficient to cover your scalp and adjacent areas, (if affected).
  • Massage the scalp and adjacent areas (if needed) well using your fingertips.
  • Rinse your hair thoroughly.
  • Repeat the procedure a second time.
  • Please note: Alphosyl 2-in-1 Shampoo should be in contact with your scalp for a total time of three to five minutes over the two applications.
  • If you forget to use Alphosyl 2-in-1 Shampoo, just apply the next day instead.
  • Alphosyl 2 in 1 Shampoo should be in contact with your scalp for a total time of three to five minutes over the two applications.
  • If you forget to use Alphosyl 2-in-1 Shampoo, just apply it the next day instead.
  • For external use only.
  • Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if your symptoms persist.

Ingredients

  • Active ingredient: 5% w/w Alcoholic Extract of Coal Tar
  • Other ingredients: Sodium Lauryl Sulphate, Ammonium Lauryl Sulphate, Lauramide DEA, Herbal Fragrance 41.423, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose 2910, Citric Acid anhydrous, Guarhydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Patent Blue V (E131), Propylhydroxybenzoate (E216), Methylhydroxybenzoate (E218), Water

Please note

Contains parahydroxybenzoates which may cause allergic reactions, which could be delayed.

Warnings and Restrictions

Check these before you use Alphosyl 2-in-1 Shampoo

Do NOT use Alphosyl 2-in-1 Shampoo:

  • If you have ever had an allergic reaction to coal tar or any of the other ingredients.
  • To treat infected, open, or damaged skin.
  • To treat sore or acute pustular psoriasis (skin redness covered by pus-filled blisters).

Take special care with Alphosyl 2-in-1 Shampoo:

  • Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if your symptoms persist.
  • Use with caution on children under 12, and only on advice from a doctor or pharmacist.
  • Stop using the shampoo if your scalp becomes irritated.
  • Do not get the shampoo in your eyes. If necessary, rinse out with warm water.
  • Can stain skin and clothes and in rare instances has caused temporary changes to hair colour. Skin stains will wear off after treatment is stopped.
  • If you use more Alphosyl 2 in 1 Shampoo than recommended, or use it more often than recommended, your skin may be more likely to get irritated or sensitive to sunlight.
  • May cause sensitivity to sunlight. During use, avoid using sun lamps and spending a long time in the sun.
  • If you accidentally swallow any shampoo, contact your doctor immediately.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Alphosyl 2 in 1 Shampoo if you are pregnant, thinking of becoming pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

If you are breastfeeding, ensure you wash off all traces of shampoo.

Taking other medicines

Please consult your pharmacist or doctor if you are currently taking any other medicines, as this may cause an interaction.

If you think you may be allergic to any of the ingredients contained in this shampoo, please seek medical advice before using it.

Possible side effects

Like all medicines, Alphosyl 2 in 1 Shampoo can have side effects, but not everyone gets them.

Stop the treatment and contact your doctor immediately if you experience:

  • Allergic reactions which may be severe, such as raised and itchy skin rash (hives), swelling of the face or mouth, or difficulty breathing

Some of the below can also be symptoms of the condition you are treating.

However, if you experience any of these effects for the first time after starting use, or if these effects worsen, stop using Alphosyl 2 in 1 Shampoo and speak to your doctor or pharmacist:

  • Eye irritation.
  • Unusual hair loss or thinning.
  • Eczema (itchy skin rash).
  • Hair colour changes.
  • Abnormal hair texture.
  • Sensitivity to sunlight.
  • Skin irritation: the skin may be dry, red or itchy, or you feel a burning sensation.
  • Skin pain, rash or swelling at the application site.

If you do get any side effects, even if they are not mentioned above, tell your doctor or pharmacist.

Storage

Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children.

Do not use this medicine after 'EXP' date

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