Medicine Overview of Ecoket Tablet
Uses of Ecoket Tablet
Ecoket 200mg Tablet is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
Side effects of Ecoket Tablet
Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.
How to use Ecoket Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Ecoket 200mg Tablet with food.
How Ecoket Tablet works
Ecoket 200mg tablet stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.
In Depth Information on Ecoket Tablet
Expert advice for Ecoket Tablet
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.
Special precautions for Ecoket 200mg Tablet
Taking Ketoconazole with alcohol can cause minor side effects
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ecoket 200mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Ecoket 200mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human+more
studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby....
Ecoket 200mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Ecoket 200mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney d+more
isease. No dose adjustment of Ecoket 200mg Tablet is recommended....
Ecoket 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ecoket 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
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....
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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Derinide 0.5mg Respules 2ml, Minipress XL 5mg Tablet, Urimax 0.4mg Capsule MR, Budecort 1mg Respules 2 ml
If you miss a dose of Ketoconazole, 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.
Frequently asked questions for Ecoket 200mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Ketoconazole
Yes, all medicines (products) containing Ecoket are safe at the recommended doses or when used at recommended frequency
No, Ecoket 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
Ecoket 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
Yes, Ecoket may rarely cause some hair loss
No, Ecoket does not prevent hair loss. In fact, it may rarely cause hair loss
Yes, dry skin at the site of application is a common side effect of Ecoket
Yes, Ecoket is commonly used to treat fungal infections of skin such as ring worms. Psoriasis is not a fungal skin infection and use of Ecoket is not warranted to treat this condition
No, Ecoket is not a steroid. It belongs to triazole class of antifungal agents
Ecoket can be taken at any time during the day
Yes, Ecoket 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
Yes, medicines containing Ecoket have an expiry date. Read the information given on the package for accurate expiry date.
Substitutes for Ecoket Tablet
Ketoza 200mg Tablet
Kenz 200mg Tablet
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Hyphoral 200mg Tablet
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Phytoral 200mg Tablet
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Fungicide 200mg Tablet
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