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KATWALK POWDER

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Composition FOR KATWALK

Ketoconazole Topical(NA)

food interaction for KATWALK

alcohol interaction for KATWALK

pregnancy interaction for KATWALK

lactation interaction for KATWALK

medicine interaction for KATWALK

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Katwalk powder at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Katwalk powder 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Katwalk powder is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
  • LIFE-THREATENING INTERACTION
    PENRIDOL 20 MG TABLET, SERENACE 5 MG INJECTION 1ML 
  • SERIOUS INTERACTION
    FEBRINIL 150MG INJECTION, ZATHRIN REDIMIX SUSPENSION, AZIFINE 200MG SUSPENSION & 5 more
  • SALT INFORMATION FOR KATWALK

    Ketoconazole Topical(NA)

    Uses

    Katwalk powder is used in the treatment of dandruff and fungal infections

    How it works

    Katwalk powder stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

    Common side effects

    Rash, Irritation of ear, Headache, Blisters on skin, Dizziness, Electrolyte imbalance, Application site tingling, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Weakness, Allergic skin rash, Nausea, Dry mouth, Abdominal pain, Skin irritation, Loss of appetite, Dyspepsia, Hair loss, Fatigue, Anorectal pain, Increased liver enzymes, Fever, Hypokalemic (decreased potassium level in blood) alkalosis, Itching, Change in color of hair, Dry skin, Diarrhoea, Decreased appetite, Changes in hair texture, Altered taste, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Flatulence, Constipation

    SUBSTITUTES FOR KATWALK

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    Expert advice FOR KATWALK

    • Avoid direct contact of cream or shampoo with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
    • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
    • It should not take if patient is allergic to ketoconazole or any of its ingredients.

    Frequently asked questions FOR KATWALK

    Ketoconazole Topical

    Q.

    Is ketoconazole/Ketoconazole shampoo safe?
    Yes, all medicines (products) containing ketoconazole are safe at the recommended dose, frequency, and duration

    Q.

    Is ketoconazole/ ketoconazole cream an antibiotic?
    No, ketoconazole is not an antibiotic as it does not kill bacteria. It is an antifungal agent

    Q.

    What is ketoconazole/ketoconazole cream/Phytoral ointment used for?
    Ketoconazole 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)

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    Q.

    Can ketoconazole topical cause/ prevent hair loss?
    Yes, ketoconazole topical may rarely cause some hair loss. Ketoconazole topical does not prevent hair loss

    Q.

    Can ketoconazole topical cause dry skin?
    Yes, dry skin at the site of application is a common side effect of ketoconazole topical

    Q.

    Can ketoconazole topical be used for conditions such as ring worms and psoriasis?
    Ketoconazole topical is commonly used to treat fungal infections of skin such as ring worms. Psoriasis is not a fungal skin infection and use of ketoconazole is not warranted to treat this condition

    Q.

    Is ketoconazole/ ketoconazole cream a steroid?
    No, ketoconazole is not a steroid. It is an antifungal agent

    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 ketoconazole expire?
    Yes, medicines containing ketoconazole have an expiry date. Read the information given on the package for accurate expiry date.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)