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Selsun Blue 2 in 1

Generic name: selenium sulfide topical [se-LEE-nee-um-SUL-fide-TOP-ik-al]
Names of brands: Dandrex, Selsun Blue 2 in 1, Selsun Blue Balanced Treatment, Selsun Blue Medicated Treatment, Selsun Blue Moisturizing Treatment, selrx, Tersi Foam

The brand Selsun Blue 2 in 1 is removed across the U.S. If there are generic versions of this product that were approved by the FDA, it is possible that there are similar products that are generic.

What is Selsun Blue 2 in 1?

Selenium sulfur can be described as an antifungal medicine. It helps prevent the growth of fungus on the skin.

Selsun Blue 2 in 1 (for the skin) is used to treat dandruff seborrhea along with tinea verisicolor (a yeast that turns brown on the face).Selsun Blue 2 in 1 can also be used for other purposes that are not covered in this guideline.

Side effects of Selsun Blue 2 in 1

See a doctor immediately if you notice any of the following symptoms, warning signs of an allergic reaction: an allergic reaction that causes hives; breathing problems; or swelling of your lips, face, and tongue.

Stop taking selenium sulfate and contact your physician if you experience extreme or unusual skin blisters, itching, dryness, peeling, redness, or irritation on the skin treated.

This isn't a complete list of possible side effects, and other effects may also be present. Consult your physician for advice regarding medical adverse effects. You can report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Follow the instructions on the label of your medication and on the label of your package. Inform your health care providers about your medical ailments and allergies, as well as any medications you take.

Similar/related drugs

Prednisone, dexamethasone, topical hydrocortisone, ketoconazole topical, Decadron, Nizoral topical, and selenium sulfide topical

Prior to use this drug

It is not recommended to take Selsun Blue 2 in 1 in case you have an allergy to selenium sulfide.FDA classification for pregnancy C It is not clear what the risk is to Selsun Blue 2 in 1; it could harm the unborn baby. Inform your doctor if you are expecting or planning to become pregnant while taking this drug.

It is not clear if selenium sulfide in the topical gets into breast milk or whether it can harm the nursing infant. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding a child.Selsun Blue 2 in 1 should not be used by children younger than 2 years of age without the advice of a physician.

How to take Selsun Blue 2-in-1?

Take this medication exactly as stated on the label or as directed by your physician. Avoid using the medicine in greater quantities or for a longer duration than is recommended.Shake the selenium sulfur foam or lotion and shampoo in a gentle manner prior to every use.Cleanse your hands after applying foam or lotion. Foam or lotion.

Rinse your shampoo thoroughly. Do not let it sit within your hair for a long period of time. Selsun Blue 2-in-1 shampoo is usually not suitable to be used on a regular basis. Follow the instructions on the label or the prescription of your physician.Make sure to take this medicine for the entire prescribed duration. The symptoms could improve before you know if the disease is completely cleared.

Contact your physician if your symptoms don't improve or if symptoms become worse after using Selsun Blue 2 in 1.Do not cover your skin with a bandage or any other dressing unless your doctor has advised you to. A thin cotton-gauze bandage can be used to cover clothing.

Keep the can at room temperature and far from heat and moisture. Be sure to keep the foam canister out of the reach of open flames and avoid cutting the can.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Make sure to apply the missed dose as soon as you can remember. If it's almost time to take your next dose, wait until the time to apply the medicine and avoid the dose you missed. Don't apply any additional medicine to make up for the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

A dose of Selsun Blue 2 in 1 isn't expected to be a danger. Get medical attention immediately, or contact the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222, in the event that anyone has swallowed the drug accidentally.

What should be avoided?

Beware of getting Selsun Blue 2 in 1 in your nose, eyes, mouth, rectum, or vagina. If it does infiltrate one of these places, clean it out with water. Don't use Selsun Blue 2-in-1 on sunburned or windburned skin. Chapped, dry, or damaged skin.

Avoid covering the skin area that has been treated by wearing tight-fitting synthetic clothing, which doesn't permit air circulation. Wear loose-fitting clothes made of cotton as well as other natural fibers until the inflammation is gone.

Interaction with other drugs

Do not use other topical medicines when you use Selsun Blue 2 in 1, unless your physician approves. Other skin treatments can affect the absorption or efficacy of the topical application of selenium sulfur.