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K2-Zole LD Solution


Overview

Uses of K2-Zole Lotion

K2-Zole Lotion side effects

Common
  • Application site burning sensation

How to use K2-Zole 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 K2-Zole Lotion works

K2-Zole LD Solution is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.

K2-Zole Lotion related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
K2-Zole LD Solution may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
K2-Zole LD Solution 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.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of K2-Zole Lotion?

If you miss a dose of K2-Zole LD Solution, 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

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to K2-Zole

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Can i use normal soap in fungus infected area ?
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
KZ soap or K2 zole soap or Dersil AF wash is better
Suffering from alopecia on head at 4 places from last 4months used zole f lotion but there is no result yet plz help me
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
Skin Specialist
Dear, I can understand your problem but you need to understand that hair fall stems from several factors like stress, dandruff, nutritional , after major illness, hormonal , autoimmune or just a genetic preponderance. Before prescribing you any medication, I need to know the exact cause of your hair fall. Hope you understood my point.
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FAQs

Q. What is K2-Zole cream used for?

K2-Zole cream is used to treat skin infections which may appear on the feet (athlete’s foot), in the groin area (jock itch) or between skin folds (sweat rash infected with a yeast infection “thrush”). It is also used for candida infections of skin and nails. The cream rapidly relieves the itching caused due to these fungal infections.

Q. Is K2-Zole a steroid cream?

No, K2-Zole is not a steroid cream. It is an anti-fungal medicine and belongs to the imidazole class of medicines. It works by slowing the growth of the fungi that cause infection.

Q. What are the side effects of K2-Zole cream?

The common side effects of K2-Zole cream are application site burning, redness and itching. The application site may also develop some uncommon side effects such as discomfort, dryness, bleeding, severe allergic reactions, urticaria or hives, rash, skin exfoliation, sticky skin, prickling sensation, or inflammation.

Q. For how long should I leave K2-Zole on my face?

In case of seborrheic dermatitis, you may use K2-Zole on the face. After applying K2-Zole on your face, do not wash it with water for at least 3 hours.

Q. Can I use a steroid cream along with K2-Zole cream?

It is recommended that you use a mild steroid ointment like hydrocortisone cream/ointment in the morning and apply K2-Zole cream in the evening. You can then stop using the steroid cream gradually over 2-3 weeks. But, if you have used a potent corticosteroid for seborrheic dermatitis, let 2 weeks elapse before you apply K2-Zole cream to prevent skin sensitization.

Q. How should K2-Zole cream be applied?

Wash the affected area thoroughly with water and then dry it. Apply a thin layer of the cream on the affected area. Wash your hands carefully (until and unless your hands are also affected) after applying the cream. This will prevent the infection from spreading to other parts of the body or other people.

Q. For how long do I need to apply the K2-Zole cream?

You should use K2-Zole cream for as long as advised by your doctor. Generally, it is to be used for 2-4 weeks for jock itch and sweat rash and 2-6 weeks for athlete’s foot. Do not stop using it even if your symptoms have disappeared because the infection may reappear if not properly treated.

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