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Please note that we do not distribute or sell Etrivex Shampoo. The content provided on this webpage is intended solely for informational and educational purposes. It should not be construed as medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment recommendation. Always consult a qualified healthcare professional for personalised medical advice and treatment options.

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Etrivex Shampoo - welzo
Etrivex Shampoo - welzo

Etrivex Shampoo

Etrivex Shampoo - welzo
Etrivex Shampoo - welzo
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Etrivex Shampoo is used for the treatment of scalp psoriasis. This medicated formula contains a topical corticosteroid...

Etrivex Shampoo is used for the treatment of scalp psoriasis. This medicated formula contains a topical corticosteroid that reduces inflammation, itchiness and redness associated with psoriasis.

Important information: Welzo does not offer controlled substances or all prescription items on the website. This page should only be regarded for informational purposes if this is a controlled substance or an item we do not offer for regulatory reasons.

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What is Etrivex Shampoo?

Etrivex is a topical medicine used to treat moderate scalp psoriasis in adults. Scalp psoriasis is a type of plaque psoriasis which can cause itchiness and patches of skin to be covered in thick scales.

How does it  work?

Etrivex contains the active ingredient clobetasol propionate, which is a type of corticosteroid (steroid) medication. Clobetasol propionate is a very strong corticosteroid which can reduce the redness, itchiness and inflammation associated with certain skin conditions. 

Is Etrivex Shampoo suitable for me?

This medicine is intended for use by adults; however, it may be prescribed to children or adolescents between the age of 2 and 18 years. 

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Side Effects

All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.

  • Skin burning sensation
  • Inflammation of one or more hair follicles

Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.


Next Day Delivery Guarantee

All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.

Our Discreet Packaging Promise

We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or enveloped. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!


Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Etrivex Shampoo.

Always use Etrivex Shampoo exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.

  • The usual daily dose per application is an amount equivalent to around a half tablespoon (around 7.5 ml) sufficient to cover the entire scalp.

Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice. No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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Please note the information below is intended for general knowledge, please read the patient information leaflet and/or the information provided by a healthcare professional for more specific guidance. This information should not substitute medical advice.

Can I get Etrivex Shampoo on the NHS?

Whether or not you can get Etrivex Shampoo on the NHS is dependent on your local guidelines and eligibility status. It is best to contact your local GP service if you are unsure of whether you can get Etrivex Shampoo from the NHS.

Can you get Etrivex Shampoo over the counter?

No, you can’t get Etrivex Shampoo over the counter without a prescription or consultation. Etrivex Shampoo is a regulated medication so all purchases need to have a prescription and/or suitable consultation form completed.

Can I buy Etrivex Shampoo online even if I have never taken it before?

A prescribing pharmacist will need to review your consultation form before the medication can be dispatched.

Is Etrivex Shampoo safe?

If you have been prescribed Etrivex Shampoo then it is at the discretion of the prescriber.

However, all medications can potentially have adverse effects and should be taken exactly as prescribed. If you experience any side effects when taking Etrivex Shampoo then you should contact a doctor immediately.

Are there any foods that should be avoided when taking Etrivex Shampoo?

We recommend you read the patient information leaflet for this product thoroughly before taking the treatment. This is essential to understanding any interactions that can occur and to take the medication safely.

Can I buy Etrivex Shampoo from Boots?

It is generally possible to purchase medication, including Etrivex Shampoo, from UK pharmacies like Boots. However, I recommend checking the Boots website or contacting Boots directly for the most current and accurate information. Remember to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new medication.

Can I buy Etrivex Shampoo from Superdrug?

If you would like to buy Etrivex Shampoo, you will need to check availability on the Superdrug website.

Can I buy Etrivex Shampoo from Amazon?

Amazon does not sell medication such as Etrivex Shampoo, as they are not a pharmacy service provider. Always check with Amazon to see what they sell.

How long does Etrivex Shampoo take to work?

The time it takes for a Etrivex Shampoo to work can vary greatly depending on several factors, such as the strength, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as any potential interactions with other medications or substances. Generally, the effects of Etrivex Shampoo may be noticeable within the time frame outlined by the prescribing pharmacist. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions provided by your healthcare professional, and to consult them if you have any concerns or questions about the medication's efficacy or possible side effects.

How effective is Etrivex Shampoo?

The effectiveness of Etrivex Shampoo can vary significantly depending on various factors, such as the dosage, the condition being treated, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as the presence of any other medications or substances that might interact with it. While some medications may be highly effective for certain individuals and conditions, others might experience a lesser degree of benefit or may require adjustments to the dosage or additional treatments to achieve the desired results.

What are the risks of taking Etrivex Shampoo?

At Welzo, we are dedicated to providing our customers with accurate and comprehensive information about medications. We believe that understanding the potential risks and side effects associated with a medication is essential for making informed decisions about your health. This guide outlines some general considerations for assessing the risks of medication and includes references to the National Health Service (NHS) for further information.

  1. Read the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL): Every medication comes with a Patient Information Leaflet, which provides essential details about the drug, its uses, and potential side effects. Be sure to read this leaflet carefully before starting any new medication. The Electronic medicines compendium has a list of patient leaflets. you can visit by heading to
  2. Be aware of potential side effects: All medications have the potential to cause side effects, ranging from mild and short-lived symptoms to more serious, long-lasting issues. It's important to understand the possible side effects of a medication and how to manage them. The NHS has a helpful resource on managing medication side effects, while also speaking to a healthcare professional is important in understanding any potential risks of taking Etrivex Shampoo.
  3. Interactions with other medications: Some medications may interact with others, leading to increased side effects or reduced effectiveness. Make sure to inform your healthcare professional about all the medications and supplements you are currently taking. The NHS offers a useful tool for checking potential drug interactions here.
  4. Contraindications and precautions: Certain medical conditions or factors may make it unsafe for you to take a particular medication. Before starting any new medication, inform your healthcare professional about your medical history and any current health issues. The NHS provides more information about contraindications and precautions here.
  5. Appropriate use and dosage: It's crucial to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions for taking a medication to ensure its effectiveness and minimise the risk of side effects. The NHS has a useful guide on using medicines safely here.
  6. Monitoring and follow-up: Some medications require regular monitoring or follow-up appointments with your healthcare professional to ensure their safety and effectiveness. Be sure to schedule and attend these appointments as needed.

Can I buy Etrivex Shampoo in the UK?

Yes, you can buy Etrivex Shampoo in the UK with a valid prescription and or consultation form. Etrivex Shampoo is available in the UK for purchase from local pharmacies with a valid prescription and or consultation. It is imperative that you ensure that the pharmacy you are buying the products from is licensed and registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

Are Etrivex Shampoo users satisfied with the product?

We have a list of reviews from customers taking Etrivex Shampoo at the bottom of this page. For more information of the reviews of Etrivex Shampoo head over to for further details.

Can I buy Etrivex Shampoo from an online pharmacy?

This is dependent on your eligibility for the medication.

How much does Etrivex Shampoo cost?

The costs of Etrivex Shampoo are listed at the top of the page. Pricing is provided as a reference as we do not sell Etrivex Shampoo.

What are the ingredients in Etrivex Shampoo?

Etrivex shampoo contains:

  • Clobetasol propionate.
  • Ethanol, 
  • Coco alkyl dimethyl betaine, 
  • Sodium laureth sulfate, 
  • Polyquaternium-10, 
  • Sodium citrate,
  • Citric acid monohydrate
  • Purified water.

Who should not use Etrivex Shampoo?

Do not use Etrivex Shampoo if:

  • If you have been told that you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Clobetasol propionate or any of the other ingredients in Etrivex shampoo. Please check by reading the list of ingredients listed in section 6 below. If you answer yes, you must inform your doctor before starting treatment.
  • If you have bacterial, viral, fungal or parasitic skin infections such as cold sores, varicella (chicken pox), herpes zoster (shingles), impetigo (type of rash on the face), ringworm, athletes foot, thrush, skin tuberculosis or skin disease caused by syphilis.
  • If you have ulcerous wounds (weeping wounds) on your scalp
  • In children under two years old
  • Do not apply Etrivex shampoo in the eyes or on eyelids (risk of glaucoma which is high pressure in the eye and risk of cataract which is a clouding of the lens in the eye).

Does Etrivex Shampoo cause hair loss?

Hair loss is listed as an 'uncommon' (may affect up to 1 in 100 people) side effect. If this is a concern to you, speak with your doctor or pharmacist.

What should I do if I forget to use Etrivex Shampoo?

If you forget to use Etrivex shampoo, do not use a double dose on the next application to make up for a forgotten dose. Go back to your regular schedule. If you miss several doses, tell your doctor.

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Kristel Ehmann

The Etrives Shampoo is simply amazing! My hair feels so soft and shiny after just a few uses. The scent is also lovely and not overpowering. Highly recommended for anyone seeking a high-quality shampoo.

Candida Corbley

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