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8X Shampoo

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
Medicine composition: Ciclopirox, Zinc pyrithione
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: August 06, 2019

8X Shampoo is a synthetic antifungal used to treat dandruff. It functions by stopping the growth of fungus that causes dandruff.

On using 8X Shampoo you may experience side effects such as burning sensation, redness, swelling, rash and other such problems. In case of severe reactions contact your health care provider right away.

Before using this medication notify your doctor if you have any of these following conditions. If you have allergies to any foods, medicines, substances, you have a history of organ transplant, you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs and/or you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant anytime soon or are breastfeeding a baby.

The dosage for 8X Shampoo should be prescribed by your doctor based on your condition. Before using this medication ensure to wash your hands and clean the affected area.

  • Application Site Itching

  • Burning Sensation

  • Skin Redness

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Cicloxola gel is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Cicloxola gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

8X Shampoo is a topical dermatological and antifungal treatment. However, the mechanism of action fr the medication is not well understood, although the loss of functionality for certain peroxidise and catalase enzymes may lead to the benefits from the drug.

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