Cocois Coal Tar and Salicylic Acid Scalp Application contains coal tar, salicylic acid and sulphur for external use on the scalp. Coal tar and sulphur are mildly antiseptic and relieves itching. Sulphur also has an antifungal action. Coal tar, salicylic acid and sulphur help to reduce the excessive hardening, thickening, and scaling of the skin associated with disorders such a skin disorders of the scalp such as psoriasis, eczema, dandruff. Cocois Scalp Application comes with a scalp applicator to attach to the tube for easy application.
Follow these instructions about how to use your medicine. If you are unsure about anything, ask your pharmacist. Remember to avoid any contact with your eyes and mouth, Cocois may stain clothes and jewellery. Care should be taken to protect or remove these before application. Cocois should only be used under medical supervision in children aged 6- 12 years, it is not recommended for use in children under the age of six years. Do not use Cocois if the tube membrane is broken. Instructions for use:
1) Pierce the tube membrane by inverting the cap.
2) Attach the scalp applicator to the threaded portion of the tube.
3) Part your hair and apply a thin ribbon of Cocois to the affected areas of your scalp.
4) Take care to avoid contact with your eyes.
5) Gently rub in the ointment and leave in contact with the scalp for approximately one hour
6) Wash your hands afterwards
7) After one hour, Cocois should be shampooed out of the hair with warm water
Do not use Cocois if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in Cocois (see section 6) • You have any acute infection of the skin, if you have broken or infected skin, you suffer from any form of psoriasis which causes the appearance of blisters filled with pus (acute pustular psoriasis), or if the patient is under 6 years old.
The active ingredients are:
Coal tar 12% w/w, Salicylcid acid 2% w/w, Sulphur 4% w/w
Other ingredients are:
Coconut oil, White soft paraffin, Cetostearyl alcohol , Glycerol, Liquid paraffin, Polyoxyethylene glycerol monostearate, Hard paraffin
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If you have one of the conditions this is used to treat and use it correctly it can be very effective at clearing and calming the scalp. The smell can be a lot for the senses and be careful as it can stain towels, clothes etc