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Selsun Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is selenium sulfide topical (Selsun)?
- What are the possible side effects of selenium sulfide topical?
- What is the most important information I should know about selenium sulfide topical?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using selenium sulfide topical?
- How should I use selenium sulfide topical?
- What happens if I miss a dose?
- What happens if I overdose?
- What should I avoid while using selenium sulfide topical?
- What other drugs will affect selenium sulfide topical?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose?
Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not apply extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
An overdose of selenium sulfide topical is not likely to produce life-threatening side effects.
What should I avoid while using selenium sulfide topical?
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, nose, mouth, rectum, or vagina. If it does get into any of these areas, rinse with water. Do not use selenium sulfide topical on sunburned, windburned, dry, chapped, or broken skin.
Avoid covering treated skin areas with tight-fitting, synthetic clothing that doesn't allow air circulation. Wear loose-fitting clothing made of cotton and other natural fibers until your infection is healed.
What other drugs will affect selenium sulfide topical?
Avoid using other topical medications at the same time you apply selenium sulfide topical, unless your doctor approves. Other skin medications may affect the absorption or effectiveness of selenium sulfide topical.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about selenium sulfide topical.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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