Zinc pyrithione

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Zinc pyrithione
Adult Indications & Dosage
Pediatric Indications & Dosage
Contraindications
Warnings & Precautions
Adverse Reactions
Drug Interactions
Use in Specific Populations
Administration & Monitoring
Overdosage
Pharmacology
Clinical Studies
How Supplied
Images
Patient Counseling Information
Precautions with Alcohol
Brand Names
Look-Alike Names

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Overview

Zinc pyrithione is an shampoo that is FDA approved for the prophylaxis of flaking and itching recurrence associated with dandruff. Common adverse reactions include irritation of mucous membranes.

Adult Indications and Dosage

FDA-Labeled Indications and Dosage (Adult)

Use Directions

  • 1.- Wet hair
  • 2.- Squeeze small amount into palm
  • 3.- Lather
  • 4.- Rinse well

Off-Label Use and Dosage (Adult)

Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Guideline-Supported Use of Zinc pyrithione in adult patients.

Non–Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Non–Guideline-Supported Use of Zinc pyrithione in adult patients.

Pediatric Indications and Dosage

FDA-Labeled Indications and Dosage (Pediatric)

Use Directions

  • 1.- Wet hair
  • 2.- Squeeze small amount into palm
  • 3.- Lather
  • 4.- Rinse well

Off-Label Use and Dosage (Pediatric)

Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Guideline-Supported Use of Zinc pyrithione in pediatric patients.

Non–Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Non–Guideline-Supported Use of Zinc pyrithione in pediatric patients.

Contraindications

There is limited information regarding Zinc pyrithione Contraindications in the drug label.

Warnings

  • For external use only.
  • Keep this and all drugs out of reach of children If swallowed get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
  • Stop use and ask a doctor if condition does not improve or worsen after regular use of this product as directed
  • When using this product, avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs, rinse eyes with plenty of water.

Adverse Reactions

Clinical Trials Experience

There is limited information regarding Zinc pyrithione Clinical Trials Experience in the drug label.

Postmarketing Experience

There is limited information regarding Zinc pyrithione Postmarketing Experience in the drug label.

Drug Interactions

There is limited information regarding Zinc pyrithione Drug Interactions in the drug label.

Use in Specific Populations

Pregnancy

Pregnancy Category (FDA): There is no FDA guidance on usage of Zinc pyrithione in women who are pregnant.
Pregnancy Category (AUS): There is no Australian Drug Evaluation Committee (ADEC) guidance on usage of Zinc pyrithione in women who are pregnant.

Labor and Delivery

There is no FDA guidance on use of Zinc pyrithione during labor and delivery.

Nursing Mothers

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Zinc pyrithione in women who are nursing.

Pediatric Use

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Zinc pyrithione in pediatric settings.

Geriatic Use

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Zinc pyrithione in geriatric settings.

Gender

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Zinc pyrithione with respect to specific gender populations.

Race

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Zinc pyrithione with respect to specific racial populations.

Renal Impairment

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Zinc pyrithione in patients with renal impairment.

Hepatic Impairment

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Zinc pyrithione in patients with hepatic impairment.

Females of Reproductive Potential and Males

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Zinc pyrithione in women of reproductive potentials and males.

Immunocompromised Patients

There is no FDA guidance one the use of Zinc pyrithione in patients who are immunocompromised.

Administration and Monitoring

Administration

There is limited information regarding Zinc pyrithione Administration in the drug label.

Monitoring

There is limited information regarding Zinc pyrithione Monitoring in the drug label.

IV Compatibility

There is limited information regarding the compatibility of Zinc pyrithione and IV administrations.

Overdosage

There is limited information regarding Zinc pyrithione overdosage. If you suspect drug poisoning or overdose, please contact the National Poison Help hotline (1-800-222-1222) immediately.

Pharmacology

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Mechanism of Action

There is limited information regarding Zinc pyrithione Mechanism of Action in the drug label.

Structure

There is limited information regarding Zinc pyrithione Structure in the drug label.

Pharmacodynamics

There is limited information regarding Zinc pyrithione Pharmacodynamics in the drug label.

Pharmacokinetics

There is limited information regarding Zinc pyrithione Pharmacokinetics in the drug label.

Nonclinical Toxicology

There is limited information regarding Zinc pyrithione Nonclinical Toxicology in the drug label.

Clinical Studies

There is limited information regarding Zinc pyrithione Clinical Studies in the drug label.

How Supplied

There is limited information regarding Zinc pyrithione How Supplied in the drug label.

Storage

There is limited information regarding Zinc pyrithione Storage in the drug label.

Images

Drug Images

Package and Label Display Panel

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Patient Counseling Information

There is limited information regarding Zinc pyrithione Patient Counseling Information in the drug label.

Precautions with Alcohol

Alcohol-Zinc pyrithione interaction has not been established. Talk to your doctor about the effects of taking alcohol with this medication.

Brand Names

There is limited information regarding Zinc pyrithione Brand Names in the drug label.

Look-Alike Drug Names

There is limited information regarding Zinc pyrithione Look-Alike Drug Names in the drug label.

Drug Shortage Status

Price

References

The contents of this FDA label are provided by the National Library of Medicine.


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