SELSUN Rx

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SELSUN

Skin infections (topicals)
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Selenium sulfide 2.5%; lotion.

Company:

Chattem Inc.

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Indications for SELSUN:

Tinea versicolor, dandruff, seborrheic scalp dermatitis.

Adult:

T. versicolor: apply once daily, lather with small amount of water, wait 10 minutes, rinse; repeat for 7 days. Dandruff, dermatitis: massage into wet scalp, wait 2–3 minutes, rinse; repeat. Use twice weekly for 2 wks, then as needed.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Pregnancy (Cat.C).

Warnings/Precautions:

Avoid eyes, mucous membranes; acute inflammation or exudation (increases absorption). Rinse skin folds/genitals, wash hands thoroughly after use.

Pharmacological Class:

Antiseborrheic/antifungal.

Adverse Reactions:

Irritation, sensitization, oily/dry scalp, increased hair loss.

How Supplied:

Lotion—4oz