Ketopz Cream

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Composition for Ketopz NA Cream

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Medicine Overview of Ketopz Cream

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Uses of Ketopz Cream

Ketopz Cream is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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How to use Ketopz 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 Ketopz Cream works

Ketopz Cream stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

In Depth Information on Ketopz Cream

Expert advice for Ketopz Cream

  • 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.
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Ketopz Cream related warnings
Special precautions for Ketopz Cream
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ketopz 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.
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Lactation
Ketopz Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limi
ted human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Ketopz Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Ketopz Cream is safe to use in patients with kidney disease.
No dose adjustment of Ketopz Cream is recommended.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Ketopz
Cream in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Ketopz Cream

Frequently asked questions about 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.
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