Uses of Forfora Cream
Forfora Cream is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
Forfora Cream side effects
  • Application site burning sensation
How to use Forfora Cream
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
How Forfora Cream works
Forfora Cream is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.
Forfora Cream related warnings
No interaction found/established
Forfora Cream 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.
Forfora Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
What if you miss a dose of Forfora Cream?
If you miss a dose of Forfora Cream, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Forfora Cream
KZ Cream
Hegde and Hegde Pharmaceutical LLP
₹6.17/gm of Cream
22% costlier
Nizral Cream
Janssen Pharmaceuticals
₹10/gm of Cream
97% costlier
Phytoral Ointment
Micro Labs Ltd
₹6.8/gm of Ointment
34% costlier
Candid KZ Cream
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹5.77/gm of Cream
14% costlier
Konaz Cream
Talent India
₹5.5/gm of Cream
9% costlier

Expert Advice

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  • Your doctor has prescribed Forfora Cream 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 Forfora

I have some type of fungal infections under and over my private parts.
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Apply Gandhaka Malahar, and Cap Tiktamrit 1-0-1 for one month after food, Aragwadhadhi Kashayam 15 ml twice a day with equal qty of water before food. Dry those parts completely after bath and use Candid dusting powder
Problem of fungal infections in groin areas (Tinea cruris) from the last 8 months taken allopathic medicine like fluka 150, candiforce but whenever's medicine closed its relapse
Dr. Faran Siddiqui
These are too powerful medication and its effects 2to3 months for effects to go off and a very light therapy like homeopathy to act . You may apply Calendula Nectar powder on affected areas.
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User Feedback


Q. Is Forfora/Forfora shampoo safe?
Yes, all medicines (products) containing Forfora are safe at the recommended doses or when used at recommended frequency
Q. Is Forfora/ Forfora cream an antibiotic?
No, Forfora 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 Forfora/Forfora cream/Phytoral ointment used for?
Forfora 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 Forfora cause hair loss?
Yes, Forfora may rarely cause some hair loss
Q. Can Forfora prevent hair loss?
No, Forfora does not prevent hair loss. In fact, it may rarely cause hair loss
Q. Can Forfora cause dry skin?
Yes, dry skin at the site of application is a common side effect of Forfora
Q. Can Forfora be used for conditions such as ring worms and psoriasis?
Yes, Forfora is commonly used to treat fungal infections of skin such as ring worms. Psoriasis is not a fungal skin infection and use of Forfora is not warranted to treat this condition
Q. Is Forfora/ Forfora cream a steroid?
No, Forfora is not a steroid. It belongs to triazole class of antifungal agents
Q. Can I Forfora at bedtime?
Forfora can be taken at any time during the day
Q. Can Forfora be taken for yeast infections?
Yes, Forfora 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 Forfora expire?
Yes, medicines containing Forfora 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 6th Sep 2018.
30 gm in 1 tube
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