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Zinc Pyrithione 1%/Ketoconazole 1% Shampoo

Bayview Pharmacy's Zinc Pyrithione 1%/Ketoconazole 1% Shampoo is a liquid formulation designed for the cleansing and conditioning of the hair and scalp. This product is typically used during bathing or showering, providing a lathering and rinsing action to remove dirt, oil, and impurities. It promotes healthy hair and scalp conditions while serving as a topical treatment for conditions such as seborrheic dermatitis, dandruff, psoriasis, tinea versicolor, and folliculitis.

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Formula Information

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Bayview Pharmacy is pleased to present a specially compounded formulation of Zinc Pyrithione 1%/Ketoconazole 1% Shampoo. This unique formulation is specifically designed to address a range of skin conditions, including seborrheic dermatitis, dandruff, and tinea versicolor.

Zinc Pyrithione is a potent antifungal and antibacterial agent that effectively inhibits the growth of fungi and bacteria on the skin. It also aids in reducing inflammation and itching associated with these conditions. Ketoconazole, another powerful antifungal agent, works in tandem with Zinc Pyrithione to further curb the growth of fungi on the skin, while also alleviating inflammation and itching.

This shampoo is a liquid formulation specifically formulated for cleansing and conditioning the hair and scalp. It is typically used during bathing or showering, providing a lathering and rinsing action to remove dirt, oil, and impurities. Beyond its cleansing properties, it also promotes healthy hair and scalp conditions.

The application of this formulation is straightforward and can be directly applied to the affected area. It is crucial to adhere to the directions provided by your healthcare provider when using this formulation. Please be aware that this formulation should not be used on broken or irritated skin.

If you have any queries about this formulation or how it can assist in treating your skin condition, please do not hesitate to contact us at Bayview Pharmacy. We are committed to helping you find the most effective treatment option tailored to your individual needs.

Drug Interactions

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This Zinc Pyrithione 1%/Ketoconazole 1% Shampoo is a specially compounded formulation designed to cleanse and condition the hair and scalp. It is primarily used in the treatment of seborrheic dermatitis, dandruff, and other fungal skin infections. It is crucial to understand that this formulation is not intended for the treatment of other skin conditions.

Some users may experience side effects such as skin irritation, redness, or itching. If these symptoms occur, it is recommended to discontinue use and consult with a healthcare provider. It is also important to be aware that this formulation may interact with other medications, including other topical treatments like corticosteroids, antibiotics, or antifungals. Therefore, it is essential to inform your healthcare provider about any other medications you are currently taking before starting this treatment.

Furthermore, this formulation should not be used in conjunction with other shampoos or conditioners. It is also advised not to apply this formulation on broken or irritated skin. If you have any questions or concerns about this formulation or its potential interactions, please consult with your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

How Does it Work

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Zinc Pyrithione 1%/Ketoconazole 1% Shampoo is a specially formulated liquid solution designed for the cleansing and conditioning of the hair and scalp. It is typically used during bathing or showering, providing a lathering and rinsing action to remove dirt, oil, and impurities, while promoting healthy hair and scalp conditions. This shampoo is a topical medication primarily used to treat dandruff, seborrheic dermatitis, and other scalp conditions.

The shampoo works by reducing the amount of yeast on the scalp, which can cause inflammation and irritation. The combination of zinc pyrithione and ketoconazole in the shampoo helps to reduce the yeast on the scalp, while also providing anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties. This dual-action formula not only cleanses the scalp but also treats the underlying condition, providing relief from symptoms and promoting overall scalp health.

To use this shampoo, begin by wetting the hair and scalp with warm water. Apply a small amount of the shampoo to the scalp and massage it in for several minutes. This allows the active ingredients to penetrate the scalp and work effectively. Rinse the shampoo off thoroughly with warm water. This process should be repeated two to three times a week, or as directed by your healthcare provider.

It is important to note that this shampoo should not be used on broken or irritated skin. If you experience any irritation or discomfort while using this shampoo, discontinue its use and contact your healthcare provider immediately. Always follow the usage instructions provided by your healthcare provider or pharmacist to ensure safe and effective treatment.

If you have any questions about Zinc Pyrithione 1%/Ketoconazole 1% Shampoo or how to use it, please do not hesitate to reach out to your healthcare provider or pharmacist. They are equipped with the knowledge and expertise to guide you in finding the best treatment for your condition.

Other Uses

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This Zinc Pyrithione 1%/Ketoconazole 1% Shampoo is a liquid formulation specifically designed for the cleansing and conditioning of the hair and scalp. It is typically used during bathing or showering, providing a lathering and rinsing action to effectively remove dirt, oil, and impurities. More than just a cleansing agent, this shampoo promotes healthy hair and scalp conditions. It has been found to be effective in treating a variety of skin conditions, including Seborrheic Dermatitis, Dandruff, Psoriasis, Tinea Versicolor, and Folliculitis. The shampoo can also be used to alleviate scalp itching and irritation, and to reduce the appearance of flakes and scales on the scalp. It is beneficial in reducing the amount of oil on the scalp, thereby helping to lower the risk of scalp infections. Furthermore, it can be used to decrease the amount of bacteria on the scalp, which can help reduce the risk of scalp irritation. Lastly, this formulation can be used to lessen the amount of dandruff on the scalp, which can help reduce the risk of scalp irritation and infection. For any questions or concerns regarding the use of this formulation, please do not hesitate to reach out.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is Zinc Pyrithione 1%/Ketoconazole 1% Shampoo?

This is a liquid formulation specifically designed for cleansing and conditioning the hair and scalp. It is typically used during bathing or showering. It provides a lathering and rinsing action to remove dirt, oil, and impurities, while promoting healthy hair and scalp conditions.

What are the active ingredients in this shampoo?

The active ingredients in this shampoo are Zinc Pyrithione and Ketoconazole, each at a concentration of 1%.

What is the purpose of Zinc Pyrithione in the shampoo?

Zinc Pyrithione is an anti-dandruff agent. It helps to reduce the production of yeast and bacteria on the scalp, which can lead to dandruff and other scalp conditions.

What is the role of Ketoconazole in the shampoo?

Ketoconazole is an antifungal medication. It is used to prevent and treat a variety of fungal and yeast infections, including dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis.

How often should I use Zinc Pyrithione 1%/Ketoconazole 1% Shampoo?

The frequency of use will depend on the severity of your condition and your doctor's instructions. However, it is typically used once or twice a week for dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis.

Can I use this shampoo if I have sensitive skin?

Yes, this shampoo is generally safe for all skin types. However, if you have a known allergy to Zinc Pyrithione or Ketoconazole, you should avoid using this product. If you experience any irritation or adverse reactions, discontinue use and consult your doctor.

Can I use this shampoo on colored or treated hair?

Yes, this shampoo is safe to use on colored or treated hair. However, it is always a good idea to do a patch test first to ensure it does not affect the color or treatment.

Can I use this shampoo for children?

This shampoo is generally safe for use in adults and children over the age of 12. For children under 12, it is recommended to consult a healthcare provider before use.

What should I do if the shampoo gets in my eyes?

If the shampoo gets into your eyes, rinse them thoroughly with water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.

Can I use this shampoo with other hair products?

Yes, you can use this shampoo with other hair products. However, it is recommended to use it alone during the treatment period to ensure its effectiveness.

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No compounded medications are reviewed by the FDA for safety or efficacy.
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