Capex Shampoo

Last updated on RxList: 6/7/2016
Capex Shampoo Side Effects Center

Last reviewed on RxList 3/18/2016

Capex Shampoo (fluocinolone acetonide) 0.01% is a topical (for the skin) steroid used to treat the inflammation and itching caused by a number of skin conditions such as allergic reactions eczema seborrhea and psoriasis. Common side effects of Capex Shampoo include:

  •  mild skin itching,burning, peeling, or dryness
  • thinning or softening of your skin
  • skin rash
  •  irritation around your mouth
  • swollen hair follicles
  • changes in color of treated skin
  • blisters
  • pimples
  • rusting of treated skin, or
  • stretch marks

The dose of Capex Shampoo is to apply no more than approximately one (1) ounce of the medicated shampoo to the scalp area once daily, work into a lather, and allow to remain on the scalp for approximately 5 minutes. The hair and scalp should then be rinsed thoroughly with water. Capex Shampoo may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. Capex Shampoo may be harmful to a fetus. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Capex Shampoo (fluocinolone acetonide) Topical Shampoo, 0.01% Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Capex Shampoo Consumer Information

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • worsening of your skin condition;
  • redness, warmth, swelling, oozing, or severe irritation of any treated skin;
  • high blood sugar--increased thirst, increased urination, dry mouth, fruity breath odor; or
  • possible signs of absorbing this medicine through your skin--weight gain (especially in your face or your upper back and torso), slow wound healing, thinning or discolored skin, increased body hair, muscle weakness, nausea, diarrhea, tiredness, mood changes, menstrual changes, sexual changes.

Common side effects may include:

  • burning, itching, or irritation of treated skin;
  • increased hair growth;
  • white or "pruned" appearance of the skin;
  • rash, pimples; or
  • changes in color of treated skin.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Capex Shampoo (Fluocinolone Acetonide Topical Shampoo)

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SIDE EFFECTS

The following local adverse reactions have been reported infrequently with topical corticosteroids. They may occur more frequently with the use of occlusive dressings, especially with higher potency corticosteroids. These reactions are listed in an approximate decreasing order of occurrence: dryness, folliculitis, acneiform eruptions, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae, miliaria, burning, itching, irritation and hypopigmentation.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Capex Shampoo (Fluocinolone Acetonide Topical Shampoo)

© Capex Shampoo Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Capex Shampoo Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

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