selenium sulfide, Dandrex, Selsun Blue (cont.)

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

PREGNANCY AND BREASTFEEDING SAFETY:

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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