Alphosyl 2 In 1 Shampoo

Alphosyl 2 In 1 Shampoo (250ml)

Order before 4pm for delivery from Wed. 31 May.

Description for Alphosyl 2 In 1 Shampoo

If you suffer from minor scalp conditions, it is important to find the right shampoo product to try and combat the irritation or discomfort caused by the condition. Alphosyl 2 In 1 Shampoo is a gentle, herbal shampoo and conditioner combination that can be used to cleanse the scalp and relieve a number of common conditions.

Product Information

  • Age: 2 years +

    Maximum per order: N/A

  • Pregnancy: Not suitable

    Breastfeeding: Not suitable

Alphosyl is a 2-in-1 shampoo used to treat scalp conditions including eczema, psoriasis, dandruff and seborrhoeic dermatitis. It should be used one or two times per week to reduce dandruff, or once every two or three days for the other scalp conditions.

The active ingredient is coal tar extract, a substance which has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. Once absorbed into skin cells, coal tar prevents excessive cell multiplication. This prevents skin from becoming inflamed or scaly. Coal tar can also break down keratin, the protein which makes up hair and the outer layer of the skin. This prevents skin cells from building up on the scalp.

Although your scalp may be itchy, Alphosyl will be most effective if you refrain from itching your skin while washing your hair. Many hair styling products can cause irritation or inflammation, so try to avoid these until your scalp condition has been treated. 

Massage Alphosyl into wet hair and the scalp. After a few minutes, you should have a lather which covers the affected areas. Rinse the shampoo out of your hair, and repeat the process if required.

Alphosyl should be used one or two times per week to reduce dandruff, or once every two or three days for the other scalp conditions (e.g. eczema, psoriasis, seborrhoeic dermatitis).

Not everyone will experience side effects when they use Alphosyl 2-in-1 shampoo, however if you do they can include:

Hair loss, eye irritation, skin irritation, discoloration of hair or skin, change in hair texture, rash, swelling, increased sensitivity to sunlight.

Some of the above may be due to your scalp condition. Take notice of any effects that you experience for the first time once you start using this treatment. 

If you are concerned about these effects, or if the product affects you in any other way, stop using it and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

The active ingredient contained in Alphosyl 2-in-1 shampoo is:

5% alcoholic coal tar extract

Alphosyl also contains the following inactive ingredients to make up the complete product:

Sodium lauryl sulphate, ammonium lauryl sulphate, lauramide DEA, herbal fragrance 41.423, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose 2910, citric acid anhydrous, guarhydroxypropyltrimonium chloride, patet blue V (E131), propylhydroxybenzoate (E216), methylhydroxybenzoate (E218), water.

Reading the following warnings carefully will help to ensure you are selecting an appropriate product.

Do not use this shampoo if the affected area of skin is broken or infected.

Alphosyl is unsuitable for you if you may be allergic or sensitive to coal tar, or to any of its inactive ingredients such as parahydroxybenzoates. Stop using Alphosyl if you begin to notice a reaction to the product.

Children under the age of 12 should only use Alphosyl if advised by a GP or pharmacist.

Keep this product away from your eyes and mouth.

Alphosyl may increase your sensitivity to sunlight, so avoid tanning beds or excessive sunlight while using this treatment.

Please read all packaging and the Product Information Leaflet before taking any new medicine and inform your doctor of medicines you are taking or intend to take.

UK ORDERS

We offer FREE standard tracked delivery on orders over £40.

The following delivery options are available:

  • Standard Tracked Delivery - 2/3 day delivery - £2.95
  • Express Tracked Delivery - 1/2 day delivery - £4.45
  • Special Delivery (Guaranteed before 1pm) - £8.95
  • Saturday Guaranteed before 1pm - £10.45

All our orders are sent out using Royal Mail. We always aim to dispatch all orders received before 4pm the same working day. Any orders received after 4pm or over the weekend will be dispatched the next working day. Orders will not be dispatched on weekends or bank holidays.

All orders can be fully tracked in your account.

We ensure all parcels are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods.

Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt. 

Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.

Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 

If you are not home to accept your delivery, a card should be left by the Royal Mail representative. This card will provide details of where you can collect the order or how to arrange re-delivery.

Should you be unable to collect your missed delivery or arrange for your medication to be redelivered by Royal Mail, the pharmacy can resend your medication to the same, or a different address provided it has been returned to us and this happens within a 30 day window.

Once a package has been shipped with Royal Mail we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.

You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.

 

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS

We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Alphosyl used for?

    Alphosyl is a 2-in-1 shampoo used to treat scalp conditions including eczema, psoriasis and seborrhoeic dermatitis. It reduces scaling, inflammation and dandruff caused by any of these conditions. Its active ingredient is coal tar extract, which works by limiting the growth of skin cells on the scalp. It also breaks down keratin, the protein which makes up hair and the outer layer of the skin.

  • How should I use Alphosyl?

    Massage Alphosyl into wet hair and the scalp. After a few minutes, you should have a lather which covers the affected areas. Rinse the shampoo out of your hair, and repeat the process if required.

    Alphosyl should be used one or two times per week to reduce dandruff, or once every two or three days for the other scalp conditions (e.g. eczema, psoriasis, seborrhoeic dermatitis).

    Although Alphosyl 2-in-1 shampoo is available without a prescription, you still need to follow instructions closely in order to notice improvements to your symptoms.

  • When should Alphosyl not be used?

    Do not use this shampoo if the affected area of skin is broken or infected.

    Alphosyl is unsuitable for you if you may be allergic or sensitive to coal tar, or to any of its inactive ingredients such as parahydroxybenzoates. Stop using Alphosyl if you begin to notice a reaction to the product.

  • Is it safe to use Alphosyl while I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

    Alphosyl is not known to be harmful to mothers who are pregnant or breastfeeding. As is the case with all medicines, though, you should consult your doctor just to be safe. This is especially important if you are in the first trimester of a pregnancy.

  • What precautions should I take before using Alphosyl?

    Alphosyl can cause discolorations of the skin, hair, or of your clothes. Seek medical assistance if you swallow any of this shampoo. Alphosyl may also increase your sensitivity to sunlight, so avoid tanning beds or excessive sunlight while using this treatment.

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