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Selenium Sulfide

Popular Brands: : Selenium Sulfide, Selsun, Rexall, Selsun Blue, Exsel
Official FDA Reports9,899
Social Media Events14
Total Posts1,055
Avg. Review Score3.86/ 5
Active Ingredients
  • Selenium Sulfide
Approved Uses *

* Extracted from Drug Label

Manufacturers
  • Actavis Mid Atlantic Llc
  • Allergan Herbert Div Allergan Inc
  • American Sales Company
  • Artesa Labs, Llc
  • Chattem Inc
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* Extracted from FDA Adverse Event Report

Explanation

The quarterly trend chart illustrates changing levels of adverse events over time. Results from both the FDA Adverse Event Database (FAERS) and adverse events extracted from social media by Druginformer are plotted side-by-side for easy comparison.


The proportion of people completing user reviews who complained about a side effect.

The proportion of social media adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.

The proportion of FAERS (FDA) adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.


Selenium Sulfide Side Effects

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* DrugInformer calculates alarm using a proprietary algorithm. Alarm should not be taken as an ofiicial signal from the FDA or other regulatory entity.


User Voices

The following are comments from users that experienced side effects while taking Selenium Sulfide

Alopecia

I used this as directed and now my hair is falling out !! i use to have very thick long curly hair and now its so limp and u can see my scalp around the front where my bangs are SUPPOSE to be. but th...


Source: Selsun Blue Top : User Ratings coverin...

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Alopecia

I wouldn't waist my time saying ANYTHING good about selun blue.I used it as directed and now MY HAIR IS FALLING OUT IN CLUMPS ! IF I COULD I'D SUE THE MANUFACTURERS FOR EVERYTHING THEY HAVE FOR PUTTIN...


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Decreased Appetite

I would like to warn others about this product. I used the selsun gold on my 7 year old daughter for mild dandruff. 2 days later, when i washed her hair, hand fulls of hair were breaking off. The sels...


Source: Selsun Blue Dry Hair/Dandruff Top : Us...

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By lucy8478 in twitter.com on July 23, 2014 @ 12:00 am

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By iamsonia2 in twitter.com on July 23, 2014 @ 12:00 am

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Ferry_exsel in twitter.com on July 23, 2014 @ 12:00 am

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By DG_1383 in twitter.com on July 23, 2014 @ 12:00 am

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

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Additional Drug Information


* Warning: The facts and figures contained in these reports are accurate to the best of our capability; however, our metrics are only meant to augment your medical knowledge, and should never be used as the sole basis for selecting a new medication. As with any medical decision, be sure to work with your doctor to ensure the best choices are made for your condition.

* About FAERS: The FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) is used by FDA for activities such as looking for new safety concerns that might be related to a marketed product, evaluating a manufacturer's compliance to reporting regulations and responding to outside requests for information. Reporting of adverse events is a voluntary process, and not every report is sent to FDA and entered into FAERS. The FAERS database may contain duplicate reports, the report quality is variable, and many factors may influence reporting (e.g., media attention, length of time a drug is marketed, market share). For these reasons, FAERS case reports cannot be used to calculate incidence or estimates of risk for a particular product or compare risks between products.