Medication information

Dove Men Anti-Dandruff 1% shampoo

This medication is typically used for dandruff.

Instructions

This medication is a shampoo. To use it :

  • apply the shampoo to wet hair;
  • massage vigorously, and lather with a small amount of water
  • leave on the hair for about 5 minutes
  • rinse the hair thoroughly.


When using this product, you may wash your hair with a regular shampoo between applications (if desired).

Do not let this product come in contact with your eyes.

This medication is typically used twice a week. However, your doctor or pharmacist may have suggested a different schedule that is more appropriate for you. Generally, it is used only as needed.

Important: Follow the instructions on the label. Do not use more of this product, or more often, than prescribed.

Side effects

This product is generally well tolerated and rarely causes side effects. When side effects do occur, they usually disappear on their own, without further treatment. If you think this medication may be causing side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. He or she can help you to determine whether or not the medication is the source of the problem.

Storage

This product does not require any specific storage precaution. Make sure that it is not confused with other non-medicated shampoos.

General notes

It is important to tell the health professionals you consult:

  • if you have a history of any other medical condition, whether you smoke and for women, if you are or want to become pregnant or breastfeeding;
  • if you have allergies to any medications or any other allergies (e.g. to food, latex, etc.);
  • all medications you are taking, prescription and non-prescription, including vitamins and natural products and supplements.