Abbreviated Prescribing Information for Sebco™
Please refer to the full Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) prior to prescribing.
Presentation: Ointment containing coal tar solution 12%, salicylic acid 2%, sulfur for external use 4%. Uses: Treatment of common scaly scalp disorders such as psoriasis, eczema, seborrheic dermatitis and dandruff. Dosage: Gently rub into scalp, leave in contact for approximately one hour. Wash out using warm water and mild shampoo. For severe scalp conditions, use daily for 3-7 days until improvement is obtained then intermittently as necessary. For less severe conditions such as dandruff use intermittently as necessary, e.g. once a week. If symptoms persist after 4 weeks consult your doctor. For children 6-12 years use under medical supervision only. Not recommended for use on children under six years. Contraindications: Skin infections of the scalp, or known sensitivity to any of the ingredients. Use in Pregnancy and Lactation: To be used at the discretion of the prescribing doctor. Warnings and Precautions: Instruct patients not to smoke or go near naked flames - risk of severe burns. Fabric (clothing, bedding, dressings etc) that has been in contact with this product burns more easily and is a serious fire hazard. Washing clothing and bedding may reduce product build-up but not totally remove it. Avoid contact with eyes, and any areas of broken skin. Coal tar may stain clothes and jewellery. Remove or protect these items during treatment. Side Effects: May cause skin irritation, folliculitis and rarely photosensitivity. In the event of such a reaction, discontinue use. Prescribers should consult the Summary of Product Characteristics in relation to other side effects. Pharmaceutical Precautions: Store below 25°C. Do not refrigerate. Replace the cap after use and return tube to carton. Discard tube no later than 4 weeks after opening. Package Quantities: 100g tube, 40g tube. Basic NHS Price: 40g £7.91, 100g £13.38. Legal Category: GSL. Marketing Authorisation Number: PL 19876/0001. Full prescribing information is available on request. Marketing Authorisation Holder: Derma UK Ltd, The Toffee Factory, Lower Steenbergs Yard, Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2DF, UK. “Sebco” and “Derma UK” are registered Trade Marks. Date of Revision of Text: August 2019. Further information can be found in the Summary of Product Characteristics or from: Derma UK Ltd, The Toffee Factory, Lower Steenbergs Yard, Quayside, Ouseburn, Walker Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 2DF.