Capsiol is a chilli-based product that has an irritating, keratolytic, antiseptic and soothing effect. It is used to nourish hair, improve their growth and get rid of dandruff.
Release form and composition
Capsiol is produced in the form of an alcoholic solution for external use, which is a transparent reddish-yellow or light yellow liquid with a specific odor (in bottles of 100 ml, 1 bottle in a box).
The active ingredients of the drug (in 100 ml):
- Salicylic acid - 1 g;
- Tincture of chilli pepper - 10 ml;
- Richin - 10 g.
Auxiliary component - 95% ethyl alcohol.
Indications for use
- Treatment and prevention of increased hair loss;
- Dandruff treatment and prevention of its appearance.
- Skin diseases of the head;
- Lactation (or breastfeeding should be stopped);
- Idiosyncrasy to the components of Capsiol and, in particular, to chilli pepper.
Dosing and Administration
The drug is intended for external use. It should be applied to the scalp and rubbed thoroughly about 1 hour before washing the hair.
Such procedures can be carried out 1 time per week for 1-1.5 months. If necessary, after 3-4 weeks the treatment is repeated.
Basically, the drug is well tolerated. If undesirable reactions occur, they are caused mainly by salicylic acid, which is part of capsiol. These include local irritation, dry and flaking of the skin, itching, urticaria, contact dermatitis. If any of these symptoms occur, treatment should be discontinued.
With long-term use of the solution increases the risk of absorption of active ingredients Capsiol into the bloodstream and the development of systemic side effects typical for salicylic acid, such as dizziness, tinnitus, epigastric pain, nausea and vomiting, tachypnea. In this case, you should immediately consult a doctor.
There are no special instructions for use of Kapsiol.
During treatment with Capsiol, it is not recommended to ingest preparations containing salicylic acid and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, antidiabetic drugs and sulfanylurea derivatives.
Do not simultaneously use drugs local effects of retinoids and benzoyl peroxide.
Capsiol enhances the action of methotrexate.
Salicylic acid is characterized by the ability to increase the permeability of the skin for other drugs.
Terms and conditions of storage
Store in a dark, out of reach of children at a temperature of 8 to 16 ºС.
Shelf life - 2 years.