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13.9 Shampoos and other scalp preparations

Ketoconazole shampoo
Alphosyl 2 in 1 shampoo
Capasal shampoo
Arachis oil
Sebco / Cocois scalp ointment
T/Gel shampoo
Dovobet gel




1. The treatment of choice is the frequent use of a mild detergent shampoo once or twice weekly to rid the scalp of scale. Shampoos containing selenium sulphide are of no more value than other shampoos.

2. Ketoconazole as a shampoo is useful for the prevention and treatment of seborrhoeic dermatitis of the scalp, dandruff and pityriasis versicolor.


See link to BNF section: 13.9 Shampoos and other preparations for scalp and hair conditions