selenium sulfide, Dandrex, Selsun Blue (cont.)

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DRUG INTERACTIONS: There are no drug interactions listed for selenium sulfide.


Use of selenium sulfide during pregnancy has not been adequately evaluated.

It is not known whether selenium sulfide is excreted in breast milk.

PREPARATIONS: Shampoo: 1% and 2.3%; Lotion: 2.5%; Foam: 2.25%

STORAGE: Selenium sulfide should be stored at room temperature, 20 C to 25 C (68 F to 77 F).

DRUG CLASS AND MECHANISM: Selenium sulfide is a chemical agent commonly used for treating dandruff. It is an antifungal agent that also relieves itching, flaking, scaling, and dry skin on the scalp due to dandruff.

Reference: FDA Prescribing Information

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/13/2016

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