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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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.
Etrivex Shampoo Patient Leaflet
This is a quick process and should only take 1 - 2 minutes. All of your answers are confidential, and just like a GP consultation, you will know what treatment is most suitable for you instantly upon completion.
Once you have completed the quick online form, select the treatment option most suitable to you and checkout securely.
We will dispatch your order using our express next-day courier service from our pharmacy partners across the UK. You will receive your treatment discreetly to the comfort of your home/ selected address.
What are the ingredients in Etrivex Shampoo?
Etrivex shampoo contains:
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.
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