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LIFT OFF FOR SCALY SCALPS Lift and clear with Therapeutic Shampoo Dermax® Therapeutic Shampoo. Benzalkonium chloride 0.5% w/w. Uses: For the topical treatment of pityriasis capitis and other seborrhoeic scalp conditions, where there is scaling and dandruff. Directions: Adults, children and the elderly: Wet the hair. Apply a liberal quantity of the shampoo to the scalp and, with the tips of the fingers, rub in thoroughly. Rinse. Repeat the application and massage to produce a rich lather. Remove as much lather as possible with the hands, before rinsing thoroughly under running water. Contra-indications, warnings, side effects etc: Please refer to SPC for full details before prescribing. Do not use if sensitive to any of the ingredients. Keep away from the eyes. No known side- effects. Package quantity, NHS price and MA number: 250ml bottle £5.69, PL 00173/0198. Legal category: P MA holder: Dermal Laboratories, Tatmore Place, Gosmore, Hitchin, Herts, SG4 7QR, UK. Date of preparation: July 2018. ‘Dermax’ is a registered trademark. Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at Adverse events should also be reported to Dermal. benzalkonium chloride