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KETONATE 0.03%/22% CREAM

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Composition for KETONATE

Beclometasone(22%),Ketoconazole(0.03%)

food interaction for KETONATE

alcohol interaction for KETONATE

pregnancy interaction for KETONATE

lactation interaction for KETONATE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking Ketoconazole with alcohol can cause minor side effects
UNSAFE
Ketonate 0.03%/22% cream 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for KETONATE

Beclometasone(22%)

Uses

Beclometasone is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, asthma, skin disorders and eye disorders.

How it works

Beclometasone belongs to a class of steroid medications called corticosteroids. Beclometasone works by preventing release of certain chemicals from the cells responsible for immune and allergic responses resulting in inflammation.

Common side effects

Altered speech, Altered vision, Back pain, Cough, Difficulty in swalloing, Shortness of breath, Eye swelling, Facial swelling, Skin swelling, Tongue swelling, Throat swelling, Headache, Nausea, Hoarseness of voice, Limb swelling, Ankle swelling, Lip swelling, Running nose, Nasal congestion, Slow speech, Difficult speech, Sore throat
Ketoconazole(0.03%)

Uses

Ketoconazole is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

How it works

Ketoconazole acts mainly by preventing the growth of fungi. It prevents yeasts and fungi from reproducing and from making their protective outer cell wall. 

Common side effects

Nervousness, Increased sensitivity to light, Altered taste, Numbness, Burning sensation, Tingling sensation, Dry mouth, Flatulence, Hair loss, Headache, Heartburn, Insomnia, Muscle pain, Stomach pain, Tongue discolouration, Tooth discolouration, Constipation, Diarrhoea

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Expert advice for KETONATE

  • Do not stop taking beclometasone tablets even if you feel better follow your doctor’s advice when and how to stop.
  • Beclometasone should not be used continuously for longer than 3 months without consulting a doctor.
  • Do not start or continue the beclometasone spray/tablet and consult your doctor if  you are pregnant, breast feeding or planning to become pregnant.
  • Some people may feel sleepy after taking beclometasone. Avoid driving or performing activities that require alertness till you know how the drug affects you.

Frequently asked questions for KETONATE

Beclometasone

Q.How long can I take beclometasone/beconase?
The duration depends on the disease for which treatment is being given. Please follow the advice of your doctor

Q.Can I take Sudafed/pseudoephedrine, paracetamol, antihistaminics/ cetirizine, ibuprofen with beclometasone?
Yes, pseudoephedrine, paracetamol, cetirizine, ibuprofen can be taken along with beclometasone. Please consult your doctor before changing medication

Q.Does beclometasone cause weight gain?
Beclometasone can cause weight gain after long term use. Please consult your doctor if you are experiencing weight gain

Q.Is beclometasone safe?
Beclomethasone is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Ketoconazole

Q.Is ketoconazole/Ketoconazole shampoo safe?
Yes, all medicines (products) containing ketoconazole are safe at the recommended doses or when used at recommended frequency

Q.Is ketoconazole/ ketoconazole cream an antibiotic?
No, ketoconazole 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

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 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

Q.Can ketoconazole cause hair loss?
Yes, ketoconazole may rarely cause some hair loss

Q.Can ketoconazole prevent hair loss?
No, ketoconazole does not prevent hair loss. In fact, it may rarely cause hair loss

Q.Can ketoconazole cause dry skin?
Yes, dry skin at the site of application is a common side effect of ketoconazole

Q.Can ketoconazole be used for conditions such as ring worms and psoriasis?
Yes, ketoconazole 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 belongs to triazole class of antifungal agents

Q.Can I ketoconazole at bedtime?
Ketoconazole can be taken at any time during the day

Q.Can ketoconazole be taken for yeast infections?
Yes, ketoconazole 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

Q.Does ketoconazole expire?
Yes, medicines containing ketoconazole have an expiry date. Read the information given on the package for accurate expiry date.

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Content on this page was last updated on 25 February, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)