Medicine Overview of Ketoco Shampoo
How to use Ketoco Shampoo
Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use.
How Ketoco Shampoo works
Ketoco shampoo 2% w/v stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.
In Depth Information on Ketoco Shampoo
Expert advice for Ketoco Shampoo
- 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.
Special precautions for Ketoco Shampoo 2% w/v
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ketoco Shampoo 2% w/v may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Ketoco Shampoo 2% w/v is safe to use during lactation. Human studies 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.+more
It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area....
It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
Ketoco Shampoo 2% w/v does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Ketoco+more
Shampoo 2% w/v in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Frequently asked questions for Ketoco 2% w/v Shampoo
Frequently asked questions for 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)
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.
Substitutes for Ketoco Shampoo
Torque Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹1.64/ml of Shampoo
Galpha Laboratories Ltd
₹3.26/ml of Shampoo
Ketol 2% w/v Shampoo
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹1.42/ml of Shampoo
Fitwel Pharmaceuticals Private Limited
₹1.7/ml of Shampoo
Ecoket 2% w/v Shampoo
Albatross Healthcare Pvt Ltd
₹1.95/ml of Shampoo