Ketafung CT Lotion

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Introduction

Ketafung CT Lotion is a combination of two medicines that effectively treat dandruff. It kills the fungi that cause the infection and relieves itching and irritation. It also removes dead skin cells from the scalp.

Ketafung CT Lotion 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 application of the medicine. If it gets into your eyes, nose, or mouth 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.

This medicine is usually safe, 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.

It is not likely that other medicines you take by mouth or injection will affect the way this medicine works, but talk to your doctor before using it if you have recently used another medicine for the dandruff. The medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Ketafung Lotion

Benefits of Ketafung Lotion

In Treatment of Dandruff

Ketafung CT Lotion is used to control dandruff and gives relief from scaly, flaky, and itchy scalp. It is an antifungal and works by killing and stopping the growth of fungus that causes dandruff. Use Ketafung CT Lotion as directed by your doctor. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of Ketafung Lotion

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ketafung

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

How to use Ketafung 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 Ketafung Lotion works

Ketafung CT Lotion is a combination of two medicines: Ketoconazole and Coal Tar which treat dandruff. Ketoconazole is an antifungal. It works by stopping the growth of dandruff-causing fungi by preventing them from forming their own protective covering. Coal Tar is a keratolytic medicine which helps break down the skin clumps on scalp and relieves itching and flaking associated with dandruff.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ketafung CT Lotion 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
Ketafung CT Lotion 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

What if you forget to take Ketafung Lotion?

If you miss a dose of Ketafung CT Lotion, apply 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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Quick Tips

  • Ketafung CT Lotion must be applied on the affected area as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Take care to avoid getting it in your eyes. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.
  • Do not use this medicine more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Before each application, wash the affected area with soap and water and dry well.
  • Stop using Ketafung CT Lotion and inform your doctor if you notice any irritation or any other skin infection.
  • Inform your doctor if the treated skin area does not improve after 2-4 weeks of treatment.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Patient Concerns

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My scalp is very dry I do not apply hair oil because it makes my face oily What should i do to get rid of dry scalp?
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
Dry could be dandruffScales are there due to dandruff
Dandruff and skin allergy due to dandruff, rashes on skin due to dandruff
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
Due SCALPE LOTION - thrice weekly on alternate day for 4wks. . Kip it for 5mins in wet scalp and wash offPost pictures of the allegyPlz post a picture wch will help me to diagnose and treat use proper light else plz visit a dermatologist for a face to face consultation and examination
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References

  1. Fox LP, Merk HF, Bickers DR. Dermatological Pharmacology. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1679-1706.
  2. Robertson DB, Maibach HI. Dermatologic Pharmacology. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ (Editors). Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. pp. 1047-1065.

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

No. 10, 2nd Cross, Maravaneri, Salem - 636007, Tamil Nadu.
Country of Origin: India

MRP
230
Inclusive of all taxes
90 ml in 1 bottle
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