Dandruff Shampoo vs Hydrocortisone

Dandruff Shampoo
(OTC)
Hydrocortisone
Dandruff Shampoo is a skin medication.
Hydrocortisone is a steroid.
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Rash
2.0
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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Not Available
January 19, 1955
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
16,099 Discussions
84,561 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 Itching
#2 for Eczema
#3 for Rash
#4 for Psoriasis
#5 for Dermatitis
#8 for Skin Problems
#9 for Asthma
Hydrocortisone is approved for Itching, Eczema and Rash and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
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
Weight Gain
1
Hyd
Weight Gain
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Tachycardia
1
Impotence
1
Stomach Problems
1
Skin Cancer
1
Cataract
1
Pituitary Tumor
1
Skin Atrophy
1
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Dandruff Shampoo
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Hydrocortisone
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Dry Scalp
Dan
Hyd
9
0
Folliculitis
Dan
Hyd
2
0
Bleeding
Dan
Hyd
2
0
Burning
Dan
Hyd
2
0
Depression
Dan
Hyd
1
0
Tingling
Dan
Hyd
1
0
Peeling
Dan
Hyd
1
0
Cancer
Dan
Hyd
1
0
Exfoliation
Dan
Hyd
1
0
Weight Gain
Dan
Hyd
1
2
Weight Gain
Hyd
Dan
2
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Hyd
Dan
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Hyd
Dan
1
0
Tachycardia
Hyd
Dan
1
0
Impotence
Hyd
Dan
1
0
Stomach Problems
Hyd
Dan
1
0
Skin Cancer
Hyd
Dan
1
0
Cataract
Hyd
Dan
1
0
Pituitary Tumor
Hyd
Dan
1
0
Skin Atrophy
Hyd
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.
Not Available
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Dandruff Shampoo and alcohol.
Method of use
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Dosages
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Shampoo: 1%
Suspension: 1%
No methods of use & dosage information found
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
Hydrocortisone/Aloe Vera, Hydrocortisone, Hydrocortisone Acetate, Hydrocortisone/Mineral Oil/Petrolatum White
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Dandruff Shampoo and Hydrocortisone: 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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