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Selsun




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WARNINGS

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PRECAUTIONS

General: Not to be used when inflammation or exudation is present as increased absorption may occur.

Information for Patients:   See Warnings and Precautions section under Application Instructions.

Carcinogenesis:   Dermal application of 25% and 50% solutions of 2.5% selenium sulfide lotion on mice over an 88-week period indicated no carcinogenic effects.

Pregnancy:   WHEN USED FOR THE TREATMENT OF TINEA VERSICOLOR, SELSUN (selenium) IS CLASSIFIED AS PREGNANCY CATEGORY C. Animal reproduction studies have not been conducted with SELSUN (selenium) . It is also not known whether SELSUN (selenium) can cause fetal harm when applied to body surfaces of a pregnant woman or can affect reproduction capacity. Under ordinary circumstances SELSUN (selenium) should not be used for the treatment of tinea versicolor in pregnant women.

Pediatric Use:   Safety and effectiveness in infants have not been established.

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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