selenium sulphide


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selenium sulphide

Selenium sulfide, an anti-DANDRUFF agent formulated as a shampoo. The drug is on the WHO official list. Brand names are Lenium and Selsun.
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Shampoos that contain zinc pyrithione, chloroxin or selenium sulphide are ingredients you'll often see in dandruff remedies.
Dandruff responds well to the use of medicated anti-fungal shampoos, especially those containing (in order of effectiveness): selenium sulphide, zinc pyrithione, coal tar and ketoconazole.
It is usually treated by applying selenium sulphide solution otherwise known as Head & Shoulders shampoo to the affected areas.