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Keptafine Cream

Kepler Health Care

Composition for Keptafine Cream

Primary uses of Keptafine Cream

Fungal skin infections
MRP
65
15 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Keptafine Cream

Uses of Keptafine Cream

Keptafine Cream is used in the treatment of fungal skin infections.

Keptafine Cream side effects

Common

Side Effects of Keptafine are Skin peeling, Itching.

How to use Keptafine 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 Keptafine Cream works

Keptafine Cream is an antifungal medication which treats skin infections. It works by killing the fungi on the skin by destroying their cell membrane.

In Depth Information on Keptafine Cream

Expert advice for Keptafine Cream

  • Your doctor has prescribed Keptafine 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.
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Keptafine Cream related warnings
Special precautions for Keptafine Cream
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Keptafine Cream is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Keptafine Cream is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk 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 Keptafine Cream?uses

If you miss a dose of Keptafine 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Keptafine Cream

Frequently asked questions about Terbinafine

Q. Does Keptafine treat ringworm?
Keptafine is used for the treatment of ringworm (dermatophytosis) infection. It is also used for the treatment of fungal infections of the groin area, toe and finger nails (yellow, opaque and thickened nails) and the feet (athlete’s foot).
Q. Is Keptafine effective?
Keptafine is effective as an antifungal drug if used in the doses for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Keptafine interfere with birth control?
Keptafine can cause breakthrough bleeding and irregular periods when Keptafine are taken with oral contraceptives (birth control medications). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Keptafine treat tinea versicolor?
Keptafine is used to treat fungal infections affecting fingernails, toenails, and skin. It is not the preferred antifungal for tinea versicolor (yeast infection characterized by discolored skin usually on the back, underarms, upper arms, chest, and neck)
Q. Is Keptafine a steroid?
Keptafine is not a steroid. Keptafine belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
Q. Is Keptafine fungicidal (kills fungi)?
Keptafine is fungicidal (kills fungi) against dermatophytes, molds and certain dimorphic fungi. The activity versus yeasts is fungicidal or fungistatic (stops the growth of fungi) depending on the species.
Q. Is Keptafine safe?
Keptafine is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Keptafine an antibiotic?
Keptafine is an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs used for the treatment of many fungal infections.
Q. Is Keptafine available over the counter?
Keptafine is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It belongs to a class of prescription drugs which are available only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Keptafine dangerous?
Keptafine is not dangerous, it is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Keptafine with ibuprofen?
Keptafine can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Keptafine with amoxicillin?
Keptafine can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Keptafine with metronidazole?
Keptafine can be taken with metronidazole. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Keptafine with prednisone?
Keptafine can be taken with prednisone. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Keptafine with azithromycin?
Keptafine can be taken with azithromycin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Keptafine with phentermine?
Keptafine can be taken with phentermine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Keptafine with probiotics?
Keptafine can be taken with probiotics. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Keptafine with metformin?
Keptafine can be taken with metformin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Keptafine expire?
Yes, Keptafine does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check that before using any medicine.
Q. Does Keptafine treat candida (yeast)?
Keptafine exhibits poor efficacy against many candida (yeast) species. It is not recommended to use Keptafine for the treatment of candida infections. Please consult your doctor if you are suffering from candida infection as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Does Keptafine cause constipation?
Keptafine has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking Keptafine.
Q. Does Keptafine cause liver damage?
Keptafine can cause liver damage. Keptafine can cause liver failure and an increase in the liver enzymes. It is important to monitor liver function tests while taking Keptafine every 4-6 weeks of treatment. If there is any increased in the liver enzymes, immediately stop Keptafine and consult your doctor.
Q. Does Keptafine cause depression?
Keptafine can cause depression, however, it is not very common. Please consult your doctor if you have depression while taking Keptafine.
Q. Does Keptafine contain paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Keptafine does not contain acetaminophen. Keptafine belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
Q. Does Keptafine cause insomnia (difficulty to sleep)?
Keptafine has not been reported to cause insomnia (difficulty to sleep). Please consult your doctor if you have insomnia while taking Keptafine.
Q. Is Keptafine a sulfa drug?
Keptafine is an antifungal drug, not a sulfa drug. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of Keptafine is different from sulfa drugs.
Q. Does Keptafine cause hair loss?
Keptafine has been reported to cause hair loss in some patients. However, it is not a very common side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you have excessive hair loss while taking Keptafine.
Q. Does Keptafine cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported with Keptafine. However, weight loss can occur in some patients. Consult your doctor if you have weight changes while taking Keptafine.
Q. Does Keptafine increase blood pressure?
Terbinfine does not cause increase in blood pressure. Consult your doctor in case you have blood pressure changes while taking Keptafine.
Q. Does Keptafine cause autism?
No, Keptafine has not been reported to cause autism. Please consult your doctor for any further information on the same.
Q. Does Keptafine cause an increase in blood sugar levels?
Keptafine has not shown to cause any increase in blood sugar levels. Consult your doctor if you experience any changes in blood sugar levels while taking Keptafine.
Q. Does Keptafine cause respiratory depression?
Keptafine has not shown to cause any symptoms of respiratory depression. Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptoms while taking Keptafine.
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