Drug Index


Mechanism :

Protects cellular components from oxidative damage by acting as antioxidant

Indication :

  • Scalp seborrhea
  • Tinea versicolor
  • Tinea capitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Trace element deficiency

Contraindications :

Hypersensitivity to any component of the formula 

Dosing :

Scalp seborrhea:
Lotion/Shampoo: Apply 5-10 ml of the lotion/shampoo in the wet scalp. Massage it and leave it on for a couple of minutes and rinse thoroughly. Apply twice each week for two weeks.
Tinea versicolor:
Lather 2.5% lotion on the affected areas with water. Leave it on 10 minutes. Apply once daily for one week.
Apply sufficient lotion on the affected area and leave it on for 15 minutes. Apply every day for 1-3 weeks.
Tinea capitis:
Apply it on the scalp and lather the lotion with water. Leave it on for couple of minutes.
Parenteral nutrition:
Infants, children: 10-40 kg: IV- 1-2 mcg/kg/day, Maximum dose- 100 mcg/day.
Children, adolescents ≥40 kg: 2-3 mcg/kg/day, maximum dose- 100 mcg/day

Adverse Effect :

Alopecia, burning, itching, dryness

Interaction :

Not labelled drug interactions 

Lactation :

Not enough studies, use cautiously

Hepatic Dose :

No adjustments labelled

Pregnanacy :

Not enough studies, use cautiously

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