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Emclean Shampoo

Salt Composition : Ketoconazole And Zinc Pyrithione

Manufacturer : EMSONS PHARMA

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 280
Price :266
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Introduction to Emclean Shampoo

Emclean shampoo contains active components called Ketoconazole and Zinc pyrithione. It treats and prevents severe dandruff and scalp infections, such as seborrheic dermatitis(a common skin condition that causes redness, scaling, and itching on the scalp). It can help to reduce inflammation and irritation on the scalp. This medication is also used to treat Tinea capitis (scalp ringworm) and other scalp infections caused by yeast or bacteria. It can help to control the growth of yeast and bacteria on the scalp.

It should not be used in people allergic to Ketoconazole + Zinc pyrithione or any of its ingredients. It should also be used cautiously in people with conditions like scalp eczema, psoriasis, and other inflammatory skin conditions. If you have any open wounds or cuts on your scalp, avoid using them until they have healed. People with a history of liver disease should avoid using it or use it with caution under the supervision of a doctor.

Emclean shampoo  is not recommended for children under two years of age as its safety and efficacy in children under this age have not been established. It is generally safe for use in older adults. However, it is important to be aware of the potential for side effects, such as scalp irritation, dryness, itching, and burning.

Uses of Emclean Shampoo

  • Dandruff
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Tinea capitis (scalp ringworm)
  • Other scalp infections

Therapeutic Effects of Emclean Shampoo

Emclean shampoo works by killing the fungus that causes dandruff and other scalp infections, and reducing the amount of yeast and bacteria on the scalp.

Interaction of Emclean Shampoo with other drugs

Inform the doctor about your medicines, including prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with  Emclean shampoo, reducing effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.

More Information about Emclean Shampoo

  • Store at room temperature below  30°C
  • Keep away from moisture, heat, and light.
  • It should not be frozen.
  • Keep away from children and pets.

How to consume Emclean Shampoo

Emclean shampoo is typically administered topically. The best route of administration depends on the individual's needs and preferences.

Safety Advices for Emclean Shampoo

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There is limited information on the safety of Emclean shampoo in pregnancy, so it is important to consult a doctor before using it.

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Breast Feeding


It is important to talk to your doctor before taking any  Emclean shampoo should not be used by breastfeeding women unless necessary, as there is limited information on the safety of this medication.

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Emclean shampoo has no adverse effects on the lungs. However, it is important to know the potential for allergic reactions. Consult your healthcare provider if you experience any allergic symptoms, such as difficulty breathing or wheezing.

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People with severe liver impairment should consult a healthcare provider before taking  Emclean shampoo.

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Emclean shampoo doesn't interact with alcohol. However, contact your doctor for more advice.

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Emclean shampoo does not cause any drowsiness or other side effects that would impair your ability to drive. If you experience any side effects, consult your healthcare provider before taking it while driving.

Side Effects of Emclean Shampoo

Emclean shampoo cause some side effects like all medications, although not everyone will experience them. 


  • Allergic reactions
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Severe redness and irritation
  • Peeling or blistering of skin


  • Scalp irritation
  • Dryness
  • Itching
  • Burning
  • Hair loss

Word of Advice

Avoid contact with eyes, nose, and mouth while using  Emclean shampoo. If the medication gets into your eyes, rinse them immediately with water. If you have open wounds or cuts on your scalp, avoid using them until they have healed. Keep it away from open flames and heat sources.

Use it as directed by your doctor or pharmacist. Do not use more than directed. If you experience any irritation or other side effects while using this medication, stop using it and talk to your doctor. Consult your doctor before using it if you are taking any other medications. If you use other hair products, such as conditioners or styling products, rinse them thoroughly before using this medication. If you have other scalp conditions, such as psoriasis or eczema, talk to your doctor before using this medication.


Q 1. How do I use Emclean shampoo?

To use Emclean shampoo, wet your hair thoroughly and apply a generous amount of shampoo to your scalp. Massage the shampoo into your scalp for 2-3 minutes and then rinse thoroughly. It can be used once or twice a week, or as directed by your doctor.

Q 2. What are the side effects of Emclean shampoo?

The most common side effects of Emclean shampoo are mild and temporary, and go away on their own. These side effects may include scalp irritation, dryness, itching, burning, and hair loss. Serious side effects of this medication are rare, but may include allergic reactions, contact dermatitis, severe redness and irritation, and peeling or blistering of skin.

Q 3. How long should I use Emclean shampoo?

You should use Emclean shampoo for as long as your doctor recommends. For some people, this may be just a few weeks, while others may need to use it for longer periods of time.

Q 4. Will Emclean shampoo stain my hair?

Emclean shampoo is not known to stain hair. However, it is important to note that all hair is different, and it is always possible for a product to stain hair, even if it is not known to do so. If you are concerned about staining, it is always a good idea to test the medication on a small section of your hair before using it on your entire head.

Q 5. Can I use Emclean shampoo every day?

Emclean shampoo is not intended for daily use. It is generally recommended to use it once or twice a week, or as directed by your doctor. Using it more often than recommended can increase the risk of side effects, such as scalp irritation and dryness.

Q 6. Is Emclean shampoo available over-the-counter?

Yes, Emclean shampoo is available over-the-counter in most pharmacies. However, it is always a good idea to talk to your doctor before using any new medication, over-the-counter or prescription.

Fact Box of Emclean Shampoo

Molecule name: Ketoconazole and Zinc pyrithione

Therapeutic class:  Antifungal, Antimicrobials

Pharmacological class: Imidazole


1. Dandruff

2. Seborrheic dermatitis

3. Tinea capitis (scalp ringworm)

4. Other scalp infection


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  4. Suresh Sadhasivam et al., Newly Developed Anti-Dandruff Regimen, VB-3222, Delivers Enhanced Sensorial and Effective Therapeutic Benefits Against Moderate Adherent Dandruff, Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol. 2020; 13: 187–195, [Accessed on 17th Oct 2023],


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