Galenus Saponi Bar

Prescription Required


Uses of Galenus Bar

Galenus Saponi Bar is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

Galenus Bar side effects

  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Liver function abnormal

How to use Galenus Bar

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

How Galenus Bar works

Galenus Saponi Bar is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.

Galenus Bar related warnings

No interaction found/established
Galenus Saponi Bar 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.
Galenus Saponi Bar is safe to use during lactation. Human 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.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Galenus Bar?

If you miss a dose of Galenus Saponi Bar, 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.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Galenus Saponi Bar 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 Galenus

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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Q. Is Galenus/Galenus shampoo safe?
Yes, all medicines (products) containing Galenus are safe at the recommended doses or when used at recommended frequency
Q. Is Galenus/ Galenus cream an antibiotic?
No, Galenus 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 Galenus/Galenus cream/Phytoral ointment used for?
Galenus 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 Galenus cause hair loss?
Yes, Galenus may rarely cause some hair loss
Q. Can Galenus prevent hair loss?
No, Galenus does not prevent hair loss. In fact, it may rarely cause hair loss
Q. Can Galenus cause dry skin?
Yes, dry skin at the site of application is a common side effect of Galenus
Q. Can Galenus be used for conditions such as ring worms and psoriasis?
Yes, Galenus is commonly used to treat fungal infections of skin such as ring worms. Psoriasis is not a fungal skin infection and use of Galenus is not warranted to treat this condition
Q. Is Galenus/ Galenus cream a steroid?
No, Galenus is not a steroid. It belongs to triazole class of antifungal agents
Q. Can I Galenus at bedtime?
Galenus can be taken at any time during the day
Q. Can Galenus be taken for yeast infections?
Yes, Galenus 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 Galenus expire?
Yes, medicines containing Galenus 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 20th Jun 2018.
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75 gm in 1 packet