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Overview

Introduction

Kenozole-B Cream is a combination medicine. It is used to treat various types of fungal skin infections. It minimizes symptoms of skin infection such as redness, swelling, itching, etc., by acting against the infection-causing microorganisms.

Kenozole-B Cream is only meant for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. A thin layer of the medicine should be applied only to the affected areas of the skin with clean and dry hands. Wash your hands before and after applying the medicine. If it gets into your eyes, nose, mouth, or vagina rinse with water. It may take several days to weeks for your symptoms to improve, but you should keep using this medicine regularly. The course of the treatment should be completed to ensure better efficacy of the medicine. If your condition does not improve or gets worse, you should talk to your doctor.

This is usually a safe medicine, however, it may cause burning, irritation, itching, and redness at the application site. These side effects are usually mild and self-limiting. Serious side effects are rare. You must consult the doctor if you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.).

Before taking this medicine, it is important to tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines for the same disease or other diseases. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should use this medicine with proper consultation and caution. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine. You should consult the doctor about prescribing an alternative medicine for your condition. During the course of the treatment, do not touch or scratch the infected skin areas as this may worsen or spread the infection.

Uses of Kenozole-B Cream

Side effects of Kenozole-B Cream

Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Kenozole-B 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 Kenozole-B Cream works

Kenozole-B Cream is a combination of two medicines: Beclometasone and Ketoconazole, which treats fungal skin infections. Beclometasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Ketoconazole is an antifungal which stops the growth of fungi by preventing them from forming their own protective covering.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Kenozole-B Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Kenozole-B Cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Quick Tips

  • This combination medicine helps treat skin infections caused by many different types of fungi.
  • It can take a few weeks for the infection to clear and a few months before the skin returns to its normal color.
  • It is not taken orally, so it does not cause many side effects.
  • Do not cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • It is for use on skin only. Do not use it in your eyes, mouth, or vagina. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these area.
  • Do not use this medicine more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.

Patient Concerns

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kenozole b ont.,terbinafine250tab.,azithromycin 500 tab. levocitrizine10mg tab.
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
Dermatology
I can understand your problem but you need to know that fungal infection of skin calls for better hygiene, regular bathing, clean garments and use of talcum powder. Apply Terbicip cream twice daily and tab teczine 5 mg once at night for 3 weeks.
I am recently seeing increasing red circular rashes on my leg and some dots on tights and hands and there is an increasing itching in last 2 days
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
May b fungal infections, you should visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
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FAQs

Q. How to use Kenozole-B?

Follow the directions given by the doctor on the medicine. Apply the medicine thinly and in sufficient quantity to cover the affected areas. Kenozole-B is usually applied two or three times a day to the affected areas of skin. Wash your hands after using Kenozole-B, unless it is used for treating skin infection on the hands.

Q. Can I stop taking Kenozole-B when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Kenozole-B and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What precautions need to be taken while using Kenozole-B?

Kenozole-B should not be used on the face. Do not use the medication for longer than advised periods of time. Do not apply a bandage or dressing to the area being treated, as this will increase absorption of the preparation and increase the risk of side effects. This medicine should be used by the patient and never be given to other people even if their condition appears to be the same.

Q. Will Kenozole-B be more effective if taken more than prescribed?

No, Kenozole-B will not be more effective if overused. Overusing the medicine can result in too much medicine being absorbed into the body. This may lead to thinning or weakening of the skin and other serious side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Kenozole-B?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References
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  2. ScienceDirect. Beclometasone. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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