Alphosyl 2 in 1 Shampoo is used to treat scalp conditions such as psoriasis, seborrhoeic dermatitis, eczema, itchiness and scaling due to these conditions and dandruff.
The active ingredient is alcoholic extract of coal tar which relieves itching and is an anti-scaling agent which helps breakdown keratin (part of the skin's structure).
Please read through the information below, as well as on the side of this carton before you start using this medicine. This medicine is avaliable without prescription, but you still need to use Alphosyl 2 in 1 Shampoo carefully to get the best results from it.
Use Alphosyl 2 in 1 Shampoo once or twice a week for four weeks.
Alphosyl 2 in 1 Shampoo should be in contact with your scalp for a total time of three to five minutes over the two applications.
If you forget to use Alphosyl 2 in 1 Shampoo, just apply the next day instead.
If you use more Alphosyl 2 in 1 Shampoo than recommended or use more often than recommended, you may be more likely to get skin irritation or skin sensitivity to sunlight.
For external use only.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if your symptoms persist.
Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Alphosyl 2 in 1 Shampoo can have side effects, but not everyone gets them.
Stop the treatment and contact your doctor immediately if you experience:
Some of the below effects can also be symptoms of the condition you are treating. However, if you experience any of these effects for the first time after starting use, or if these effects worsen, stop using Alphosyl 2 in 1 Shampoo and speak to your doctor or pharmacist:
If you do get any side effects, even those not metioned above, tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not use Alphosyl 2 in 1 Shampoo:
Take special care with Alphosyl 2 in 1 Shampoo:
Pregnancy and breast feeding
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Alphosyl 2 in 1 Shampoo if you are pregnant, thinking of becoming pregnant or are breast feeding. If you do breast-feed, ensure you wash-off all traces of shampoo.
Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use this medicine after 'EXP' date shown on the carton.
Contains parahydroxy benzoates which may cause allergic reactions, which could be delayed.
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.
Suitable for adults and children.
Alcoholic extract of coal tar 5% w/w
Sodium Lauryl Sulphate, Ammonium Lauryl Sulphate, Herbal Fragrance 41, 423 Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose 2910, Citric Acid Anhydrous, Guarhydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride Patent Blue V (E 131), Propylhydroxbenzoate (E 216), Methyhydroxybenzoate (E218), Water.
Also contains a conditioner.
Alcoholic Extract of Coal Tar
The item can be delivered to all addresses within the UK. Northern Ireland and to BFPO addresses.
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250 ML £2.92 per 100ML
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Alphosyl 2 in 1 Medicated Shampoo. Herbal fragrance shampoo for the treatment of Psoriasis, Seborrhoeic dermantitis, Eczema, Itching Scalp and Dandruff. Alcoholic extract of coal tar 5% w/w.
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