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Capex Shampoo

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Capex® Shampoo (fluocinolone acetonide topical shampoo) is a low- to medium-potency corticosteroid indicated for the treatment of Seborrheic Dermatitis of the scalp. This product has not been proven to be effective in other corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.


The pharmacist must empty the contents of the enclosed capsule into the shampoo base prior to dispensing to the patient. This product should be shaken well prior to use. No more than approximately one (1) ounce of the medicated shampoo should be applied to the scalp area once daily, worked into a lather, and allowed to remain on the scalp for approximately 5 minutes. The hair and scalp should then be rinsed thoroughly with water.


Capex® Shampoo (fluocinolone acetonide topical shampoo) is supplied as a two component package: a capsule which contains the active component fluocinolone acetonide 0.01%, and a separate package of liquid shampoo. The pharmacist must mix the content of the capsule into the base at the time of dispensing. Capex® Shampoo (fluocinolone acetonide topical shampoo) is dispensed to the patient in a 6 ounce bottle.

Shake well before using.

NDC 0299-5500-04

Store between 15° and 30° C (59° and 86° F) in tightly closed containers.

Marketed by: Galderma Laboratories, L.P. Ft. Worth, Texas 76177 USA. Mfd. by: Hill Laboratories, Inc. Sanford, Florida 32773 USA. Revised: July 2000.

Last reviewed on RxList: 5/8/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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