This medication is used to treat symptoms of many skin conditions including itching, redness, and swelling. Scalpicin works by decreasing the formation, release, and activity of chemicals and cells that cause swelling, itching, and redness.
Store at room temperature. Keep away from heat, light, moisture, children and pets. Do not store in bathroom.
Before using Scalpicin, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or breastfeeding; taking any prescription or over the counter medication, herbal preparation, or dietary supplements; allergies to foods, medicines, or other substances; recently had a vaccination, a positive tuberculosis (TB) skin test, chicken pox, skin infection, thinning of the skin, measles, tuberculosis, or shingles.
Scalpicin is for external use only. Avoid areas near the eye or mouth. If you are treating the diaper area of a child, avoid tight-fitting diapers or plastic pants. Children, and in rare cases teenagers, using Scalpicin may need regular growth checks because the medication can affect growth rate.
Read the directions on the prescription label. Do not take larger doses than prescribed by your doctor. Do not take this medication longer than recommended by your doctor. Take this medication as directed by your doctor. Gently rub a small amount of Scalpicin onto the affected area until it is evenly distribute. Unless your hands are the affected area, wash your hands after application. Unless otherwise directed by your doctor, do not wrap or bandage the area. When a dose is missed, use it as soon as possible. Skip the missed dose only if its almost time for your next dose and then continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not use more than 2 doses at one time.
Do not use Scalpicin if you are allergic to any ingredient of the product.
Severe: Infection, itching, pain, burning, redness, or swelling of the skin after using Scalpicin; skin thinning and discoloration, or severe allergic reaction including hives, itching, tightness in the chest, difficulty breathing, or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue.
Common: Temporary mild stinging, dryness, or skin irritation.