Selenium Sulfide is commonly used to treat dandruff and to relieve itching of the scalp, and it is available with or without a prescription. The average Selenium Sulfide prices are about $10 for 7 ounces of Selenium Sulfide 1% topical shampoo and about $17 for 4 ounces of 2.5% topical lotion. Prices for similar brand name treatments such as Selsun Blue and Head & Shoulders are comparably priced. Though Selenium Sulfide prices are relatively low, you can pay even less by using a free coupon from Optum Perks. Just enter your zip code, dosage, and quantity, and then click ‘See My Savings.’ Browse the list of nearby pharmacies that accept our coupon and their estimated prices with the Selenium Sulfide discount. Then, print or download your coupon and bring it to the pharmacy of your choice to save on the cost of your medication. Our coupons do not expire, so you can use your coupon for Selenium Sulfide to save every time you fill your prescription.

Selenium Sulfide is used to relieve itching of the scalp and to remove dandruff. It is also used to treat seborrhea of the scalp and a fungal disease of the skin known as tinea versicolor.

Selenium Sulfide Dosage and Condition

  • If selenium sulfide is being used a lotion to treat a skin infection, it is typically applied once daily for 7 days.
  • If it is being used as a shampoo, selenium sulfide is typically used twice a week for the first 2 weeks and then once a week for 2 to 4 weeks after that, depending on your response to the treatment.

Consult with your doctor for specific dosing instructions for this medication for the treatment of your condition.

  • Do not leave Selenium Sulfide on your hair, scalp, or skin for long periods of time, such as for several hours or overnight, as irritation may occur.
  • Consult with your doctor before using Selenium Sulfide if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

This may not be a complete list of warnings. Consult with your doctor regarding possible risks associated with taking this medication, and refer to the warning label on your medication for more information.

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