Other Options Include
Dandruff is a very common skin condition characterized by the presence of mild scaling of the skin with possible feelings of itching and dryness.although the condition does not pose any serious health implications it can be embarrassing for some people to live with. The use of daily shampoos amongst other treatment options are available on prescription or over the counter at pharmacies to help minimize the symptoms you are experiencing. Dandruff is a non contagious condition.
Neutrogena Coal Tar Shampoo
Neutrogenena solubilised coal tar extract shampoo has been specially formulated to help minsie the itchy flakiness commonly associated with dandruff,psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis.with the added benefits of leaving hair feeling shiny and more manageable this over the counter shampoo is a great option for anyone suffering from dandruff.although this product is suitable for everyone above the age of12 if you have any specific concerns relating to the treatment do not use until you have consulted your primary health care provider or pharmacist.
How to Use Neutrogena Coal Tar Shampoo?
To use Neutrogena shampoo simply apply a liberal amount to wet hair and massage into the scalp thoroughly, allow the product to sit for several minutes before rinsing out repeat this process again before finally the product out thoroughly.the shampoo can be sued 2-3 times a week for the first 6 weeks after which improvements should become more noticeable. The treatment should not proceed for longer than this duration unless under the supervision of a doctor.
Like all medication this shampoo can also cause side effects some of which are as follows:
Very rarely this formula can cause temporary discolouration of bleached , blonde or tinted hair.
The formula can cause skin irritation and acne like breakouts.It is recommended that you avoid direct sunlight after using this product due to the coal tar present in it which can cause skin to react to the sunlight
If you experience any side effects please consult your doctor/ pharmacist before proceeding with the treatment.
Although available over the counter at many pharmacies, neutrogena coal tar shampoo is a medication and should be treated accordingly the flowing precaution should be followed when using this product
Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
Do do use on children under the age of 12
Neutrogena coal and tar solution is for external use only , if it is ingested seek medical attention immediately
Do not use on inflamed skin
Avoid contact with eyes should this occur rinse thoroughly with plenty of cold water
Always read the patient information leaflet thoroughly before using this medication