Alpecin Double-Effect Shampoo (200ml)



  • Contains caffeine to stimulates hair growth directly at the roots
  • Has antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant properties
  • Anti-dandruff effect
  • May be used alongside Finasteride (Propecia) or Regaine
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    What is Alpecin Double-Effect Shampoo?

    Alpecin Double-Effect Shampoo works to promote hair growth and tackle hereditary hair loss whilst treating dandruff.

    What does Alpecin Double-Effect Shampoo contain and how does it work?

    Alpecin Double-Effect Shampoo has two main effects:

    Anti-dandruff action: this shampoo contains salicylic acid and piroctone olamine, which work together to exert an anti-microbial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory action whilst removing dandruff gently from the scalp. These ingredients also work to relieve scalp itching.

    Preventing hereditary hair loss: this shampoo also contains a high dose caffeine which works to promote activates the hair roots, extends the hair growth phases and improves hair growth. Alpecin Double-Effect Shampoo also contains Vitamin B (Niacin) and Zinc which helps healthy hair growth.

    How to Use

    Leave on the scalp for 2 minutes – from application to rinsing.

    Cautions and Hazards

    Side effects: Alpecin Double-Effect Shampoo can sometimes cause burning sensation and redness of the skin upon application.

    Information for Competitive Athletes: Alpecin Caffeine can be detected in hair follicles.

    You can find further information about Alpecin Double-Effect Shampoo on the product packaging or Alpecin website.

    Can Alpecin Double-Effect Shampoo be used with Regaine or Finasteride (Propecia)?

    Yes, Alpecin Double-Effect Shampoo can be used alongside Finasteride (Propecia) and Regaine as they all work in different ways.

    You can find further information about Alpecin Double-Effect Shampoo on the product packaging or Alpecin website.

Although all of our content is written and reviewed by healthcare professionals, it should not be substituted for or used as medical advice. If you have any questions about your health, please speak to your doctor.

Authored Jan 22, 2021 by Joseph Issac, MPharm
Reviewed Dec 20, 2021 by Prabjeet Saundh, MPharm