Which medications in the drug class Topical Skin Products are used in the treatment of Malassezia (Pityrosporum) Folliculitis?

Updated: Apr 03, 2020
  • Author: Sarah Sweeney Pinney, MD, FAAD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Topical Skin Products

These agents are helpful in the treatment of itching and flaking associated with dermatitis.

Selenium sulfide topical (Tersi, Dandrex, Selsun Blue, Head & Shoulders)

Selenium sulfide blocks the enzymes involved in epithelial tissue growth; use 1% or 2.5% shampoo and/or lotion.


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