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NEUTROGENA T/GEL THERAPEUTIC SHAMPOO

Active substance: NEUTAR SOLUBILISED COAL TAR EXTRACT

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42.0 mm

110.0 mm

09645950001

50.0 mm

140.0 mm

09645940001

Neutar™ Solubilised Coal Tar Extract

Therapeutic Shampoo

TGel

®

202743
LC16

Batch No./ Exp Date:
®

How to use this
product
This product is for cutaneous
and external use only. This
means it should only be used to
treat the skin on your scalp.

What the medicine is for
Neutrogena® T/Gel® Therapeutic
Shampoo is a fragranced medicated
shampoo which should be used two or
three times a week, for the treatment of
itchy, flaky scalp disorders such as
dandruff, psoriasis and seborrhoeic
dermatitis. Regular use helps control
these problems, while leaving your hair
shiny and manageable.
The shampoo can be used by adults and
children aged 12 years and over.

Before using the
shampoo
This product is suitable for most people.
If you are in any doubt about using this
product talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

X Do not use this product if you have
Had a bad reaction to coal tar or any
ingredients in this product.
■ Inflamed or broken skin.
■ A rare and severe form of psoriasis
causing redness, inflammation and
blistering of the skin (erythrodermic
or pustular psoriasis).
If any of the above applies talk to your
doctor or pharmacist.


! Special Warnings about the

product
■ Avoid contact with eyes.
■ Coal tar may cause your skin to react to
sunlight after use, so you should avoid
direct sunlight immediately after use.
■ In rare cases, there may be temporary
discolouration of blond, bleached or
tinted hair.

! Pregnancy and Breast-feeding
Do not use if you are pregnant or
breast-feeding unless recommended by
your doctor.

! Some of the ingredients can

cause problems
Methyl (E218) and Propyl (E216)
parahydroxybenzoate may cause
allergic reactions which could be
delayed.
■ Esters of benzoic acid, benzyl benzoate
and butylated hydroxytoluene (E321)
can mildly irritate the skin, eyes and
mucous membranes.


Applying the Shampoo
1) Wet hair thoroughly.
2) Apply liberal amounts of
shampoo and massage into
the scalp to form a rich lather.
3) Leave the lather on the scalp
for several minutes.
4) Rinse and repeat the
application once more.
5) Rinse thoroughly, avoiding
contact with eyes.

i Children under 12 years

of age
Should not be used by children
under 12 years of age.

i Adults and children aged

12 years and over
Apply the shampoo as
described above two or three
times a week.
■ Treatment should last about
6 weeks. If there is no
improvement after 6 weeks
consult your doctor or
pharmacist.
■ If irritation develops, stop
using the shampoo and
contact your doctor if
necessary.

Treats Itchy,
Flaky Scalp

T/Gel

®

Therapeutic
Shampoo

Neutar™ Solubilised
Coal Tar Extract

This product can have
side-effects like all medicines,
although these don't affect
everyone and are usually mild.
Effects which may occur
include:
■ Swelling of the face, lips,
mouth, tongue or throat
which may cause difficulty in
swallowing or breathing.
■ Allergic reactions including
itchy rash and sensitivity to
light.
■ Dry hair, hair loss, acne like
breakouts or rash.
■ Application site reactions
including skin irritation ,
burning sensation, itching and
dry scalp.
Reporting of side-effects
If you get any side-effects, talk to
your doctor, pharmacist or
nurse. This includes any possible
side- effects not listed in this
leaflet. You can also report
side-effects directly via the
Yellow Card Scheme at:
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
By reporting side-effects you can
help provide more information on
the safety of this medicine.

Storing the Product
Keep out of the reach and
sight of children.
Store away from direct
sunlight.
Do not store above 25ºC.
Do not use after the expiry
date printed on the top of
the carton.
Retain carton for full instructions.

! If anyone has swallowed

this product
If you or your child accidentally
swallows T/Gel® Shampoo,
contact a doctor or your nearest
accident and emergency
department (Casualty) taking this
pack with you.
About this medicine
This product is available in pack
sizes of 125 ml and 250 ml.
Product Licence holder:
Johnson & Johnson Ltd.
Maidenhead, SL6 3UG.
Manufacturer:
McNeil Products Limited.
Maidenhead, SL6 3UG or
Purna Pharmaceuticals NV,
Rijksweg 17, 2870 Puurs, Belgium.
PL 08874/0014
This carton was revised
August 2013.©
® Registered trade mark.

Possible side-effects

Further Information

250 ml

What is in this medicine?
The active ingredient is:
NeutarTM Solubilised Coal Tar
Extract 20 mg/ml.
Other ingredients are:
Macrogol lauryl ether (4),
Sodium lauryl ether sulfate,
Cocodiethanolamide,
Cocamidopropyl betaine,
Imidazolidinyl urea, Methyl
parahydoxybenzoate (E218),
Propyl parahydroxybenzoate
(E216), Tetrasodium EDTA,
Citric acid anhydrous,
Perfume (contains esters of
benzoic acid, benzyl benzoate
and butylated hydroxytoluene
(E321)), Sodium chloride and
Purified water.

BRAILLE

COLOURS:
Job Bag No.

13-0010

Version

4

Product

Neutrogena

Description

Carton T-Gel 250 ml

Country

UK

Date

08/08/2013

Manufacturer Purna

PMS
543

Yellow
CVC

Black

Profile

Braille

SIZE:
57x 41 x 206 mm

neutrogena t/gel
therapeutic shampoo

13-0010

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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