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Has Neutrogena Stopped Making T Gel?

Written by Suresh

Our T/Gel products have not been discontinued.

Also, Do You Know What is another name for t/gel shampoo?

Coal tar shampoo is available under the following different brand names: Neutrogena T/Gel Original, DHS Tar, Doak Tar, Ionil T Plus, PC-Tar, Pentrax, Polytar Shampoo, TeraGel, and Zetar.

Generally How long should you use t/gel shampoo? Neutrogena T/Gel Therapeutic Shampoo should be used two to three times weekly for the treatment of scalp disorders. Treatment usually lasts for 6 weeks, after which time improvement should be seen. Longer periods of treatment should only take place under the supervision of a doctor.

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Is Neutrogena t/gel shampoo safe?

Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects. Long-term use of this product can cause hair follicle problems (tar acne). Contact your doctor if you notice new skin bumps and/or acne in the treated area. A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare.

Why does Neutrogena discontinue products?

The recalls for the Neutrogena and Aveeno sunscreens were initiated after it was discovered that the products may contain benzene, a known carcinogen that has been linked to the development of leukemia. According to the FDA-issued recall notice, the benzene was discovered during internal testing of the products.

Can I use T gel shampoo everyday?

Neutrogena T-Gel Therapeutic Shampoo is perhaps one of the best-known brands of coal tar shampoos, and is designed for treating psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis. This shampoo contains 0.5 percent coal tar. Unlike other coal tar shampoos, Neutrogena’s formula is said to be safe enough for daily use.

Is there a shortage of coal tar shampoo?

The coal tar-based shampoo is due to return to stock after a temporary supply issue. In March 2022 we received an enquiry regarding the availability of the coal tar treatment, Polytar Scalp Shampoo, after one of our members was told the product had been discontinued.

Is coal tar shampoo carcinogenic?

Coal tar is an effective treatment for psoriasis and eczema, but it contains several carcinogenic compounds. Occupational and animal studies have shown an increased risk of cancer after exposure to coal tar.

Is coal tar cancerous?

Occupational exposure to coal tar or coal-tar pitch increases the risk of skin cancer. Other types of cancer, including lung, bladder, kidney, and digestive tract cancer, have also been linked to occupational exposure to coal tar and coal-tar pitch.

Does salicylic acid shampoo cause hair loss?

Hair loss. Salicylic acid does not treat hair loss directly. Instead, the medication may help decrease the urge to scratch and pick at an itchy scalp, which can decrease your risk for hair loss in the future.

Where is T gel manufactured?

Made in Canada. Uses: Controls the symptoms of: dandruff; seborrheic dermatitis; psoriasis. Store away from direct sunlight. In rare instances, discoloration of gray, blonde, bleached or tinted hair may occur.

What is the active ingredient in Neutrogena t/gel shampoo?

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL – 130 mL Bottle Carton

Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
COAL TAR (UNII: R533ESO2EC) (COAL TAR – UNII:R533ESO2EC) COAL TAR 5 mg in 1 mL

Is coal tar safe for hair?

However, coal tar may have side effects, including unpleasant odor, skin irritation, rashes, swelling, burning or stinging, sun sensitivity, stains, and dry and brittle hair. Studies show that coal tar may cause cancer after exposure to very high concentrations of the substance.

Can I use coal tar shampoo everyday?

For shampoo dosage form: Adults—Use once a day to once a week or as directed by your doctor.

Is tar shampoo good for your scalp?

Shampoos with coal tar help with scaling, hardening, and thickening of the skin on your scalp by slowing down the growth of skin cells. They also can ease itching and make your scalp look better overall.

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