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Pyrithione Zinc Vs Selenium Sulfide
Ciclopirox BP(1%w/v), Zinc Pyrithione (ZPTO) (1%w/v) , aloe vera vs Cetrimide IP(5%w/v),Isopropyl alcohol IP(10%w/v). which shampoo is better 'n' why?
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See below : Not that I am aware of. If usually comes in a shampoo, but talking to a pharmacist who can compound meds may shed more light and information. ...Read more
Beans, oysters: Look for fortified cereals, nuts and seeds, leafy vegetables. ...Read more
Tinea cruris on penis, even in winter.I'm using this cream(miconazole nitrate, neomycin sulphate, clobetasol proplonate, zinc sulphate, chlorocresol cream)?
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No: It might remove flakes/scales, though.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is zinc gluconate an effective supplement for zinc deficiency? If not, what zinc supplement is best absorbed? Zinc Oratate? Acetate, picolinate?
Zinc Oxide and other: Preparations include zinc oxide, zinc acetate, and zinc gluconate.  It is believed to possess antioxidant properties, which may protect against accelerated aging of the skin and muscles of the body; studies differ as to its effectiveness. See attached for more details. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, it is safe on the face. ...Read more
Here is a list of th: ingredients in Nizoral (ketoconazole) cream:purified water, propylene glycol, cetyl alcohol, stearyl alcohol, sorbitan stearate, polysorbate 60, polysorbate 80, sodium sulphite (E221) and isopropyl myristate. Remember if generic is given other ingredients may be found ...Read more
No: Zinc oxide is a topical cream used for barrier protection ie. Diaper rash: desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) creates a barrier for the skin against contact with feces/urine to prevent irritation). A PPD allergy is a systemic reaction after being exposed to the injection your immune system develops a response that a topical cream like zinc oxide will not be useful ...Read more
How successful is selsun blue for seb dermatitis in comparison with Nizoral (ketoconazole) and neutrogena t/gel ?
Shampoo for seb derm: Selsun blue and neutrogena t-gel are excellent shampoos for mild seborrheic dermatitis. Prescription Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo tends to be somewhat better than otc products, however, they all treat the seb derm somewhat differently, so i recommend alternating two or three shampoos when treating seborrheic dermatitis and washing hair 3-7 times a week if possible. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No. Zinc is a: barrier to absorption of anything on the skin and isn't absorbed into the bloodstream. Even if it were, it would not interact with common OTC pain meds. ...Read more
Is it safe to use keto plus shampoo(2percent ketaconozole and 1percent zinc pyrithione) daily to treat sebb. Dermatitis? Can the shamoo cause hair los
Scalp irritation: That is very individual. You will have to try diffierent products to see what works for you. ...Read more
Yes,but neither best: Zinc can be difficult to absorb. Zinc oxide is poorly absorbed and is probably best for topical use (as a sunscreen). Zinc gluconate is better absorbed and is commonly used in lozenges for treating colds. However, research shows that zinc picolinate is much better absorbed than zinc gluconate. Thus, i recommend supplementing with zinc picolinate. See www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/3630857. ...Read more
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