What can I use BETADINE® Medicated Shampoo for?

BETADINE®  Medicated Shampoo can treat:13

  • Seborrhoeic conditions of the scalp: symptoms include red, scaly, greasy, itchy, and inflamed skin. Is also associated with excessive dandruff, pruritus (itch), scaling, exudation (fluid coming out of the infection) and erythema (redness, which occurs with any skin injury, infection, or inflammation).
  • Pityriasis capitis.
  • Excessive dandruff.
  • Infected lesions of the scalp: pyodermas (pussy skin legion), furunculosis (boil), infective folliculitis (folliculitis may be infectious or, less frequently, non-infectious).

Various bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites are causes of infectious folliculitis and impetigo (a bacterial infection that involves the superficial skin. The most common presentation is yellowish crusts on the face, arms, or legs. Less commonly there may be large blisters which affect the groin or armpits).35

If in doubt, consult a health professional or doctor.