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Dufklin Lotion


Overview

Introduction

Dufklin Lotion is a prescription medicine having a combination of medicines that are used to treat dandruff. It kills the microorganisms causing dandruff and provides relief from itchy and flaky scalp.

Dufklin Lotion should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. It is for external use only.

Do not use this medicine more than the recommended dose. Inform your doctor if you have known allergies from this medicine. The common side effects of this medicine include burning, itching, irritation and redness at the application site.

If these side effects or any other symptoms which you think are because of this medicine persist for a longer duration, please consult your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or are suffering from any other disease.

Uses of Dufklin Lotion

Side effects of Dufklin Lotion

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Dufklin

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Dufklin Lotion

This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Shake it well and apply to the area evenly.

How Dufklin Lotion works

Dufklin Lotion is a combination of two medicines: Cetrimide and Ketoconazole, which treats dandruff. Cetrimide is an antiseptic which kills bacteria, fungi and viruses on the scalp, and treats flaky and itchy scalp. Ketoconazole is an antifungal. It works by stopping the growth of dandruff-causing fungi by preventing them from forming their own protective covering.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dufklin Lotion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Dufklin Lotion during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Fact Box

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Patient Concerns

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Hair fall and dandruff problem I am facing.
Dr. Kamal Rijhwani
Physician
Start betnovate lotion on scalp in nightMintop lotion in day
Suffering from hair fall due to dandruff Using climate lotion for dandruff but not getting results
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
Use SCALPE LOTION - thrice weekly on alternate days kip it for 2-3mins during bath over wet scalp and wash off .continue for 4wks
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FAQs

Q. How to use Dufklin?

Wash your hair or infected part of the skin with Dufklin. Keep it for 3 to 5 minutes and then rinse it thoroughly.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Dufklin?

The use of Dufklin is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of its components or excipients. Consult your doctor if you are not sure about using Dufklin.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Dufklin?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

  1. Robertson DB, Maibach HI. Dermatologic Pharmacology. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1047-1065.
  2. Fox LP, Merk HF, Bickers DR. Dermatological Pharmacology. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1679-1706.
  3. Cetrimide. Nottingham, UK: BCM Ltd.; 2014. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Ketoconazole. High Wycombe, Bucks: Janssen-Cilag Ltd.; 1998 [revised 8 Feb. 2019]. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

WP-475,Shiv Market,New Delhi-110052
MRP
190
60 ml in 1 bottle
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