Clinhair 2%/1% Shampoo

Zuventus Healthcare Ltd

Composition for Clinhair 2%/1% Shampoo

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100 ml in 1 bottle

Medicine Overview of Clinhair 2%/1% Shampoo


Uses of Ketoconazole

Ketoconazole is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

Side effects of Ketoconazole


Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.


How to use Ketoconazole

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use.

How Clinhair 2%/1% Shampoo works

Ketoconazole stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

Uses of Pyritinol

Pyritinol is used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, stroke, dementia in Parkinson's disease, age related memory loss and head injury.

Side effects of Pyritinol


Hormone imbalance, Allergic reaction, Slow growth in children and teenagers, Altered taste, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Mood swings, Restlessness.


How to use Pyritinol

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use.

How Clinhair 2%/1% Shampoo works

Pyritinol belongs to a class of drugs called nootropic agents. It works by promoting the brain`s glucose reuptake and is often prescribed for various cerebrovascular disorders.

In Depth Information on Clinhair 2%/1% Shampoo

Expert advice for Ketoconazole

If you are taking an antacid take it 1 hour before or 2 hours after taking ketoconazole. Limit alcohol intake. Consuming alcohol while taking ketoconazole increases the risk of liver damage. Do not continue ketoconazole and consult your doctor:
  • If you experience allergic reaction, swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue or throat which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing.
  • If you experience severe irritation or reddening of the skin where ketoconazole is applied or other signs of allergy during the first few days of treatment.
  • If you experience peeling or blistering of the skin.
  • Dandruff shampoo may be irritating to eyes and contact with this area should be avoided.
  • Consult your doctor if your symptoms have not been relieved within one week of taking ketoconazole.

Expert advice for Pyritinol

• Seek immediate medical attention if you develop any allergic reactions while taking pyritinol. • Avoid taking pyritinol at night as it may cause sleeplessness. • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. • Should not be administered to patients who are allergic to pyritinol or any of its ingredients.
Special precautions for Clinhair 2%/1% Shampoo
No interaction found
Clinhair 2%/1% Shampoo 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.
No information is available on the use of Clinhair 2%/1% Sha
mpoo during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Clinhair 2%/1% Shampoo may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Clinhai
r 2%/1% Shampoo in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Clinhair 2%/1% Shampoo should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Clinhair 2%/1% Shampoo may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine. Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.
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Frequently asked questions for Clinhair 2%/1% Shampoo

Frequently asked questions for Ketoconazole

Q. Is Ketoconazole/Ketoconazole shampoo safe?
Yes, all medicines (products) containing Ketoconazole are safe at the recommended doses or when used at recommended frequency
Q. Is Ketoconazole/ Ketoconazole cream an antibiotic?
No, Ketoconazole 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 Ketoconazole/Ketoconazole cream/Phytoral ointment used for?
Ketoconazole 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 Ketoconazole cause hair loss?
Yes, Ketoconazole may rarely cause some hair loss
Q. Can Ketoconazole prevent hair loss?
No, Ketoconazole does not prevent hair loss. In fact, it may rarely cause hair loss
Q. Can Ketoconazole cause dry skin?
Yes, dry skin at the site of application is a common side effect of Ketoconazole
Q. Can Ketoconazole be used for conditions such as ring worms and psoriasis?
Yes, Ketoconazole is commonly used to treat fungal infections of skin such as ring worms. Psoriasis is not a fungal skin infection and use of Ketoconazole is not warranted to treat this condition
Q. Is Ketoconazole/ Ketoconazole cream a steroid?
No, Ketoconazole is not a steroid. It belongs to triazole class of antifungal agents
Q. Can I Ketoconazole at bedtime?
Ketoconazole can be taken at any time during the day
Q. Can Ketoconazole be taken for yeast infections?
Yes, Ketoconazole 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 Ketoconazole expire?
Yes, medicines containing Ketoconazole have an expiry date. Read the information given on the package for accurate expiry date.

Frequently asked questions for Pyritinol

Q. Is Pyritinol safe and effective?
Pyritinol is safe and effective at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

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