Arcolane 2% Scalp Solution


Overview

Uses of Arcolane Solution
Arcolane 2% Scalp Solution is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
Arcolane Solution side effects
Common
  • Application site burning sensation
How to use Arcolane Solution
Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.
How Arcolane Solution works
Arcolane 2% Scalp Solution is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.
Arcolane Solution related warnings
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Arcolane 2% Scalp Solution may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Arcolane 2% Scalp Solution is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established
What if you miss a dose of Arcolane Solution?
If you miss a dose of Arcolane 2% Scalp Solution, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

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  • Your doctor has prescribed Arcolane 2% Scalp Solution to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Arcolane

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Sir I ahave hair loss problem. My hair on front side of my head and in middle of head.my hair is also dull look not silky.suggest shampoo and conditioner to me so that I will get silky hair.also give medicine to me for hair loss
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
just consult with skin specialist he will examine your hair, meanwhile avoid too much oiling of hair, use antifungal shamppo like Arcolane twice a week, more medicine can be given after examining hair.please give us rating. it would be helpful for me.
Hi doctor . I m having lot of hairfall for that I went to near by doctor . she prescript me tugain 5 % and arcolane shampoo . I used 3 bottle still hair fall is not reduced . pls give me good suggestion for regrow of my hair .
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Tab Keraglo men once daily for 3 months . Bioexidil serum daily for 3 months . Continue Tugain daily for 3 months . Check haemoglobin and thyroid
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FAQs

Q. Is Arcolane/Arcolane shampoo safe?
Yes, all medicines (products) containing Arcolane are safe at the recommended doses or when used at recommended frequency
Q. Is Arcolane/ Arcolane cream an antibiotic?
No, Arcolane is not an antibiotic as it does not kill bacteria. It belongs to triazole class of antifungal agents
Q. Is ketoconazole/ ketoconazole OTC?
No, ketoconazole products are under schedule H and are available on producing a prescription from your doctor
Q. What is Arcolane/Arcolane cream/Phytoral ointment used for?
Arcolane containing products such as creams and Phytoral ointments are used to treat fungal infections of the skin such as tinea corporis (ring worm), tinea cruris (fungal infections of the groin or buttocks), tinea pedis (fungal infection of the foot [athlete's foot]), tinea manus (fungal infection of the hand)
Q. Can I take ketoconazole with amoxicillin, ibuprofen, Tylenol (paracetamo), omeprazole, Benadryl (cough preparation)?
There are no known serious drug interactions between ketoconazole and drugs such as ibuprofen, Tylenol (paracetamol), Benadryl (cough preparation). It may interact with amoxicillin and omeprazole, where the absorption of ketoconazole may be reduced. Consult your doctor about all medications currently taken before starting and while on ketoconazole
Q. Can Arcolane cause hair loss?
Yes, Arcolane may rarely cause some hair loss
Q. Can Arcolane prevent hair loss?
No, Arcolane does not prevent hair loss. In fact, it may rarely cause hair loss
Q. Can Arcolane cause dry skin?
Yes, dry skin at the site of application is a common side effect of Arcolane
Q. Can Arcolane be used for conditions such as ring worms and psoriasis?
Yes, Arcolane is commonly used to treat fungal infections of skin such as ring worms. Psoriasis is not a fungal skin infection and use of Arcolane is not warranted to treat this condition
Q. Is Arcolane/ Arcolane cream a steroid?
No, Arcolane is not a steroid. It belongs to triazole class of antifungal agents
Q. Can I Arcolane at bedtime?
Arcolane can be taken at any time during the day
Q. Can Arcolane be taken for yeast infections?
Yes, Arcolane is prescribed for yeast infection. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Does ketoconazole block Dihydrotestosterone (DHT)?
Ketoconazole has the ability to block the synthesis of all steroids produced by the adrenal gland, including the male sex hormone dihydrotestosterone. Testosterone synthesis from the testes is also blocked
Q. Does Arcolane expire?
Yes, medicines containing Arcolane have an expiry date. Read the information given on the package for accurate expiry date.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 4th Oct 2018.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
GALDERMA INDIA Pvt. Ltd., Lotus Corporate Park, D Wing Unit 801\802 , Off Western Express Highway, Goregaon (East), Mumbai 400 063, India, Phone: +91 22 40331818
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