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Why Is There No T Gel Shampoo

Written by Suresh

The US supply of Neutrogena T/Gel and T/Sal Shampoos is extremely low and will likely be out of stock or very difficult to find in stores through Q4 of 2021 and into 2022​.

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 Is TGEL shampoo safe? There are no studies to demonstrate the safety of Neutrogena T/Gel Therapeutic Shampoo in human pregnancy. It is recommended that Neutrogena T/Gel Therapeutic Shampoo is not used during pregnancy or while breast-feeding, unless the risks and benefits have been evaluated and discussed with a physician.

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What are the benefits of using T-gel shampoo?

Neutrogena® T/Gel® Therapeutic Shampoo is a fragranced medicated shampoo which should be used two or three times a week, for the treatment of itchy, flaky scalp disorders such as dandruff, psoriasis and seborrhoeic dermatitis. Regular use for up to 6 weeks will help to control these problems.

What is the active ingredient in T-gel?

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 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.

What happens if you use T gel everyday?

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.

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.

Does tar shampoo cause hair loss?

This can cause temporary hair loss. Also, tar products can be effective, but they can stain fabric and gray hair. Other medical shampoos treat psoriasis, but they may not help with managing your hair otherwise.

When should I stop using T gel?

Coal tar side effects Stop using Neutrogena T/Gel and call your doctor at once if you have: severe stinging, burning, swelling, or other irritation of the treated skin.

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.

Does T gel have Dmdm?

Recommended by dermatologists to effectively control chronic Scalp Psoriasis, Seborrheic Dermatitis and even common Dandruff. Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Cocamide MEA, Laureth-4, Fragrance, Sodium Chloride, Polysorbate 20, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, DMDM Hydantoin, Citric Acid, Tetrasodium EDTA.

How often should I use coal tar shampoo?

For shampoo dosage form: Adults—Use once a day to once a week or as directed by your doctor. Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.

Does T gel have salicylic acid?

This therapeutic shampoo even helps control the symptoms of common dandruff, clearing and helping prevent flakes and scalp build-up. This dandruff control shampoo contains 3% salicylic acid, a clinically proven active ingredient, and continues to work for hours even after shampoo is rinsed off.

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