Selsun Shampoo is a medicated shampoo used to treat dandruff and seborrhoeic dermatitis (a greasy, crusting, itching scalp caused by excess oil).
It works against dandruff in two ways:
Adults, (including elderly) and children over 5 years old
Selsun should be used twice a week for the first two weeks and then once a week for the next two weeks. After this first course of treatment, it should not be used more often than is needed to control your scalp condition.
Selsun Shampoo is not recommended for use in children under 5 years of age
If you accidentally swallow Selsun Shampoo, seek medical advice immediately. Swallowing Selsun Shampoo can cause you to feel sick or be sick.
Do not use Selsun Shampoo if:
Take special care with Selsun Shampoo:
You should not use Selsun Shampoo if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Each 100ml of shampoo contains 2.5 g of the active ingredient Selenium Sulphide (selenium disulphide Ph. Eur). The other ingredients are bentonite, titanium dioxide, citric acid, sodium dihydrogen phosphate dihydrate, glyceryl monoricinoleate S, monoethanolamine lauryl sulphate, Empigen BB, perfume, sodium chloride, sodium hydroxide, purified water.
Keep all medicines out the sight and reach of children.
Always consult the Patient Information Leaflet before using this medicine