Dandruff Shampoo vs Fluconazole

Dandruff Shampoo
(OTC)
Fluconazole
(Rx)
Dandruff Shampoo is a skin medication.
Fluconazole is a fungal medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.3
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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Not Available
July 29, 2004
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
16,128 Discussions
14,614 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Dandruff
#2 for Cradle Cap
#4 for Rash
Dandruff Shampoo is approved for Dandruff and Cradle Cap and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Thrush
#3 for Candida
#4 for Itching
#6 for Rash
#7 for UTI
Fluconazole is prescribed for Thrush, Yeast Infection, Candida and Fungal Infection and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Itching, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Dan
Dry Scalp
9
Folliculitis
2
Bleeding
2
Burning
2
Depression
1
Tingling
1
Peeling
1
Cancer
1
Exfoliation
1
Blisters
1
Flu
Nausea
3
Fever
3
Diarrhea
2
Bleeding
2
Headaches
2
Anxiety
2
Breast Pain
2
Stomach Pain
2
Sore Throat
1
Weakness
1
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Dry Scalp
Dan
Flu
9
0
Folliculitis
Dan
Flu
2
0
Bleeding
Dan
Flu
2
2
Burning
Dan
Flu
2
0
Depression
Dan
Flu
1
0
Tingling
Dan
Flu
1
0
Peeling
Dan
Flu
1
0
Cancer
Dan
Flu
1
0
Exfoliation
Dan
Flu
1
0
Blisters
Dan
Flu
1
0
Nausea
Flu
Dan
3
0
Fever
Flu
Dan
3
0
Diarrhea
Flu
Dan
2
0
Bleeding
Flu
Dan
2
2
Headaches
Flu
Dan
2
0
Anxiety
Flu
Dan
2
0
Breast Pain
Flu
Dan
2
0
Stomach Pain
Flu
Dan
2
0
Sore Throat
Flu
Dan
1
0
Weakness
Flu
Dan
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Dandruff Shampoo during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
D Category D
Before taking Fluconazole during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Dandruff Shampoo and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Fluconazole and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Shampoo: 1%
Suspension: 1%
Tablet: 50 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg
Suspension: 10 mg/mL, 40 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Pyrithione Zinc , Selenium Sulfide , Selenium Sulfide/Aloe Vera
Fluconazole, Fluconazole In Saline Iso-Osmotic
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Dandruff Shampoo and Fluconazole: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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