GENERIC NAME: CHLOROXINE - SHAMPOO (KLOR-oh-kwin)
BRAND NAME(S): Capitrol
HOW TO USE: This medication is for use on the scalp only. Use as directed, usually twice a week. For best results, wet scalp. Thoroughly massage a small amount of the medication into the scalp to make a lather. Let the lather remain for 3 minutes; rinse. Repeat application and rinse. Apply carefully to avoid contact with eyes.
SIDE EFFECTS: Redness or irritation of the scalp may occur. If these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. The following may be signs of an allergic reaction to this drug. Notify your doctor if you develop: a skin rash, burning/ inflammation/swelling of the scalp. This medication may discolor light, blond, gray or bleached hair. Use with caution. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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