Head & Shoulders Intensive Treatment Side Effects

Generic Name: selenium sulfide topical

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of selenium sulfide topical. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Head & Shoulders Intensive Treatment.

Not all side effects for Head & Shoulders Intensive Treatment may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

For the Consumer

Applies to selenium sulfide topical: topical cream, topical foam, topical lotion, topical shampoo, topical suspension

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by selenium sulfide topical (the active ingredient contained in Head & Shoulders Intensive Treatment). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

If any of the following side effects occur while taking selenium sulfide topical, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:

Less common or rare
  • Skin irritation

Some of the side effects that can occur with selenium sulfide topical may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

More common
  • Unusual dryness or oiliness of hair or scalp
Less common
  • Increase in normal hair loss

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to selenium sulfide topical: compounding powder, topical foam, topical lotion, topical shampoo

Dermatologic

Dermatologic side effects including skin irritation, increased hair loss, and discoloration of hair have been reported.

Discoloration of hair can be avoided or minimized by thoroughly rinsing hair after treatment.

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