Volume No. :   2

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2011

ISSN Print :  0976-2981

ISSN Online :  2321-5844


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Dandruff and Chemo-Antidandruff Agents



Address:   Sushant Sharma1, Minakshi Shroff1*, Yashwant Swarnakar2, Mamta Singh1 and Ashish Pandey1
1Institute of Pharmacy, Chhatauna, Mandir Hasaud, RITEE, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
.2Shri Sankaracharya Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chhattisgarh, India.
*Corresponding Author
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ABSTRACT:
Dandruff is often seen in the primary care setting as well as in the dermatology field. In this article, we review the mostly used drugs for treating dandruff and compare their efficacy in eradicating the symptoms of dryness and flaking of the scalp, along with providing relief of associated pruritus. Examples of such agents include keratolytics, regulators of keratinization, antimicrobials, and naturopathic therapies. We examine their mechanisms of action and their efficacy in treating dandruff.
KEYWORDS:
Dandruff, Antidandruff agent, Dermatology.
Cite:
Sushant Sharma, Minakshi Shroff, Yashwant Swarnakar, Mamta Singh. Ashish Pandey. Dandruff and Chemo-Antidandruff Agents. Res. J. Topical and Cosmetic Sci. 2(1): Jan. –June 2011 page 01-10.
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