Ketocip Tablet

Cipla Ltd

Composition for Ketocip 200mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Ketocip Tablet


Uses of Ketocip Tablet

Ketocip Tablet is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

Side effects of Ketocip Tablet


Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.


How to use Ketocip Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ketocip Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Ketocip Tablet works

Ketocip Tablet is an antifungal medication. It stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human.

In Depth Information on Ketocip Tablet

Expert advice for Ketocip Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ketocip 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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Ketocip Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Ketocip Tablet
Taking Ketoconazole with alcohol can cause minor side effects
Ketocip Tablet 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.
Ketocip Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studi
es 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.
Ketocip Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or de
crease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Ketocip Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney diseas
e. No dose adjustment of Ketocip Tablet is recommended.
Ketocip Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ketocip Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine. Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Prazopill XL 5mg Tablet, Minipress XL 5mg Tablet, Urimax 0.4mg Capsule MR, Prazopill XL 2.5mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ketoconazole, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Ketocip Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Ketoconazole

Yes, all medicines (products) containing Ketocip are safe at the recommended doses or when used at recommended frequency
No, Ketocip is not an antibiotic as it does not kill bacteria. It belongs to triazole class of antifungal agents
Q. Is ketoconazole/ ketoconazole OTC?
No, ketoconazole products are under schedule H and are available on producing a prescription from your doctor
Ketocip 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)
Q. Can I take ketoconazole with amoxicillin, ibuprofen, Tylenol (paracetamo), omeprazole, Benadryl (cough preparation)?
There are no known serious drug interactions between ketoconazole and drugs such as ibuprofen, Tylenol (paracetamol), Benadryl (cough preparation). It may interact with amoxicillin and omeprazole, where the absorption of ketoconazole may be reduced. Consult your doctor about all medications currently taken before starting and while on ketoconazole
Yes, Ketocip may rarely cause some hair loss
No, Ketocip does not prevent hair loss. In fact, it may rarely cause hair loss
Yes, dry skin at the site of application is a common side effect of Ketocip
Yes, Ketocip is commonly used to treat fungal infections of skin such as ring worms. Psoriasis is not a fungal skin infection and use of Ketocip is not warranted to treat this condition
No, Ketocip is not a steroid. It belongs to triazole class of antifungal agents
Ketocip can be taken at any time during the day
Yes, Ketocip is prescribed for yeast infection. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use
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
Yes, medicines containing Ketocip have an expiry date. Read the information given on the package for accurate expiry date.

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