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What is Scalpe Skin?

Scalpe Skin Shampoo is used for Dandruff, Seborrhoeic dermatitis of the scalp, Fungal infections, Fungal infection, Flaking, Seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp and other conditions. Scalpe Skin Shampoo may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Scalpe Skin Shampoo contains Ketoconazole Topical and Zinc Pyrithionone Topical as active ingredients.
Scalpe Skin Shampoo works by interfering and weakening with the formation of the fungal cell membrane; treating the seborrhoeic dermatitis of the scalp;
Glenmark Pharma (Gracewell) manufactures Scalpe Skin Shampoo.
Detailed information related to Scalpe Skin Shampoo's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Scalpe Skin Shampoo Uses

Scalpe Skin Shampoo is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
References: 1, 2
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Scalpe Skin Shampoo Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Scalpe Skin Shampoo improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
References: 1, 2

Scalpe Skin Shampoo - Composition and Active Ingredients

Scalpe Skin Shampoo is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Scalpe Skin Shampoo - Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Scalpe Skin Shampoo. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
References: 1, 2
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Scalpe Skin Shampoo - Precautions & How to Use

Before using Scalpe Skin Shampoo, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
  • Have or history of hepatic impairment, predisposition to adrenocortical insufficiency
  • Limit alcohol consumption
  • Take antacid 1 hour before or 2 hours after this drug
  • avoid contact with eyes
  • do not take by mouth. Consult with your doctor before using this medicine on open wounds, dry, chapped, irritated, or sun-burned skin.
  • wash your hands before and after applying Scalpe Skin Shampoo. Clean and dry the skin area to be treated.
  • do not wash the treated area after immediately applying Scalpe Skin Shampoo. Also avoid the use of other products on the treated area unless directed by your doctor.
  • applying an excessive amount may result in pilling. Use a thinner layer or lesser quantity of medicine to avoid pilling.
  • avoid getting this medication in your eyes or nose or mouth.
References: 2

Scalpe Skin Shampoo - Drug Interactions

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Scalpe Skin Shampoo may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Scalpe Skin Shampoo may interact with the following drugs and products:
References: 2
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Scalpe Skin Shampoo - Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Scalpe Skin Shampoo is a contraindication. In addition, Scalpe Skin Shampoo should not be used if you have the following conditions:
  • Astemizole
  • Cisapride
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Porphyria
  • Preexisting liver disease
  • Terfenadine
References: 2
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Where to Buy Scalpe Skin Shampoo

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Scalpe Skin Shampoo - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Scalpe Skin Shampoo safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
    • Ketoconazole Topical: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Zinc Pyrithionone Topical: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    References: 2
  • Is Scalpe Skin Shampoo safe while breastfeeding?
    • Ketoconazole Topical: No
    • Zinc Pyrithionone Topical: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    References: 2
  • Can Scalpe Skin Shampoo be used for dandruff and seborrhoeic dermatitis of the scalp?
    Yes, dandruff and seborrhoeic dermatitis of the scalp are among the most common reported uses for Scalpe Skin Shampoo. Please do not use Scalpe Skin Shampoo for dandruff and seborrhoeic dermatitis of the scalp without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Scalpe Skin Shampoo.
  • How long do I need to use Scalpe Skin Shampoo before I see improvement of my conditions? website users have reported 3 months and 3 days as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Scalpe Skin Shampoo. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as time for effectiveness for Scalpe Skin Shampoo.
  • At what frequency do I need to use Scalpe Skin Shampoo? website users have reported once in 3 days and twice a day as the most common frequency of using Scalpe Skin Shampoo. Please follow your doctor's advice on how often you need to Scalpe Skin Shampoo. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as frequency of using Scalpe Skin Shampoo.
  • Should I consume Scalpe Skin Shampoo empty stomach, before food or after food? website users have most commonly reported consuming Scalpe Skin Shampoo anytime. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as timing of using Scalpe Skin Shampoo.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Scalpe Skin Shampoo medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Scalpe Skin Shampoo. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Scalpe Skin Shampoo

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
References: 3, 4, 5, 6

Overdosage of Scalpe Skin Shampoo

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Scalpe Skin Shampoo, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
References: 7, 8, 9

Storage of Scalpe Skin Shampoo

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Scalpe Skin Shampoo.
References: 10, 11, 12, 13

Expired Scalpe Skin Shampoo

  • Taking a single dose of expired Scalpe Skin Shampoo is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
References: 14, 15

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

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Scalpe Skin Shampoo - Packages and Strengths

Scalpe Skin Shampoo is available in the following packages and strengths
Scalpe Skin Shampoo - Packages: 60 ml
Scalpe Skin Shampoo - Strengths: 60Ml

Scalpe Skin Shampoo - Manufacturers

The medicine is manufactured by the following companies

Scalpe Skin Shampoo - Demographic Information


  1. Dailymed LABEL: KETOCONAZOLE- ketoconazole cream - Accessed: October 12, 2016.
  2. Ciplamed 8X Shampoo - Accessed: October 12, 2016.
  3. - Accessed: July 14, 2016.
  4. - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  5. Cancer.Net (2014). - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  6. Schachter, S.C., Shafer, P. O. &; Sirven, J.I. (2013). - Accessed: May 28, 2016.
  7. National Institute of Drug Abuse (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  8. eMedicinehealth (2016). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  10. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  11. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  12. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  13. World Health Organization: - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
  14. Lyon, R. C., Taylor, J. S., Porter, D. A., et al. (2006) Stability profiles of drug products extended beyond labeled expiration dates. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; 95:1549-60 - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  15. Harvard Medical School (2016). - Accessed: May 1, 2016.

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