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I have suffered from excema all my life. Recently it quite a lot more than usual and even started to appear on my face, especially eyelids. The irritation on my eyelids also caused me to suffer inflammation after wearing make up. Apparantly the facial eczema was caused by yeast in dandruff falling onto my face and flaring up. It was recommended by my doctor that I start to use polytar to clear up the dandruff. I used polytar every other wash (2-3 times a week). My dandruff cleared up after about a week, although the first time I used it i did think that it was getting a lot worse! Soon after the dandruff went the facial eczema also went and I can now wear make up!
1 Bottle of Polytar Liquid 150ml (Medicated Scalp Cleanser - Shampoo). POLYTAR LIQUID ... more
(Medicated Scalp Cleanser - Shampoo) is concentrated antiseptic tar medicated scalp cleanser as and aid in the treatment of seborrhoea, psoriasis, dandruff and itching scalp. Leaves hair clean and lustrous. Contains 1% Polytar (exclusive blend of wood and mineral tars, water dispersible and solubilized) in a surfactant base with added hair conditioners. Adjusted to pH 5.5. COMPOSITION: â¢ Coal tar 0.1% â¢ Juniper Tar oil 0.3% â¢ Tar 0.3% â¢ Arachis oil extract of coal tar 0.3% PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION: Polytar Liquid is concentrated, antiseptic, tar-medicated scalp cleanser adjusted to a pH of 5.5. It contains 1% Polytar as the active ingredient. Coal tar preparations have been used extensively for over 50 years in the management of various skin disorders, especially psoriasis and eczema. The precise mechanism of action of the tars is uncertain - all have some keratolytic, antipruritic and antiseptic action. INDICATIONS: Polytar Liquid is indicated in the treatment of scalp disorders such as psoriasis, dandruff, seborrhoeic dermatitis, eczema and pruritus. Polytar Liquid is also of value in the removal of ointments and pastes used in the treatment of psoriasis. DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE: The hair should be wetted and sufficient Polytar Liquid applied to produce an abundant lather. The scalp and adjacent areas should be vigorously massaged with the fingertips. The hair should then be thoroughly rinsed and the procedure repeated. Polytar Liquid should be used once or twice weekly. SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS: Experience of many years of marketing has shown that the incidence of adverse reactions to Polytar Liquid is less than one percent. These reactions of erythema, dryness, contact dermatitis, irritation and acne-like eruptions are mild and of very low incidence. STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS: â¢ Store below 30°C â¢ KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.