Capex Shampoo

  • Topical steroids

Capex Shampoo Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Fluocinolone acetonide 0.01%.

How Supplied

Shampoo—6 oz

Capex Shampoo Indications


Seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp.

Capex Shampoo Dosage and Administration


Apply up to 1 oz to scalp once daily, lather and leave on for 5 minutes; rinse thoroughly.


Not recommended.

Capex Shampoo Contraindications


Do not use superpotent forms on face, groin, or axillae. Exclude viral disease (eg, chickenpox, measles).

Capex Shampoo Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Capex Shampoo Warnings/Precautions


Treat infection if present; discontinue if infection persists or worsens. Do not use near eyes, or on diaper dermatitis or pre-existing skin atrophy. Do not use fluorinated steroids longer than 1 week on the face. Avoid abrupt cessation in chronic use. Systemic absorption increased by broken or inflamed skin, prolonged use, application to large surface area, or use of occlusive dressings. Occlude only if necessary; do not occlude higher potency products. Monitor adrenal function in children if a high potency product or occlusion is used, and in adults if more than 50g weekly of a high potency product is used. Discontinue or reduce dose or potency if HPA axis suppression, Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia, glucosuria, or irritation occurs. Use lowest effective dose and potency (esp. in children). Use caution if applying to face or body folds. Do not use continuously or for prophylaxis. Foams are flammable. Reevaluate periodically. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Capex Shampoo Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Capex Shampoo Interactions

Capex Shampoo Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Burning, stinging, pruritus, erythema, skin atrophy, striae, miliaria, secondary infections, hypopigmentation, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, dermal cracking and fissuring, telangiectasia, contact dermatitis, other local effects, immunosuppression, masks infections, HPA axis suppression (esp. in children).

Capex Shampoo Clinical Trials

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Capex Shampoo Note

Not Applicable

Capex Shampoo Patient Counseling

See Literature