Uses of Ketopz Cream

Ketopz Cream is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

Ketopz Cream side effects

  • Application site burning sensation

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 is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.

Ketopz Cream related warnings

No interaction found/established
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.
Ketopz Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Ketopz Cream?

If you miss a dose of Ketopz Cream, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Ketopz Cream
KZ Cream
Hegde and Hegde Pharmaceutical LLP
₹6.17/gm of Cream
45% costlier
Nizral Cream
Janssen Pharmaceuticals
₹10/gm of Cream
135% costlier
Phytoral Ointment
Micro Labs Ltd
₹6.8/gm of Ointment
60% costlier
Candid KZ Cream
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹5.77/gm of Cream
36% costlier
Konaz Cream
Talent India
₹5.5/gm of Cream
29% costlier

Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ketopz Cream to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ketopz

I have some type of fungal infections under and over my private parts.
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Apply Gandhaka Malahar, and Cap Tiktamrit 1-0-1 for one month after food, Aragwadhadhi Kashayam 15 ml twice a day with equal qty of water before food. Dry those parts completely after bath and use Candid dusting powder
Problem of fungal infections in groin areas (Tinea cruris) from the last 8 months taken allopathic medicine like fluka 150, candiforce but whenever's medicine closed its relapse
Dr. Faran Siddiqui
These are too powerful medication and its effects 2to3 months for effects to go off and a very light therapy like homeopathy to act . You may apply Calendula Nectar powder on affected areas.
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User Feedback


Q. Is Ketopz/Ketopz shampoo safe?
Yes, all medicines (products) containing Ketopz are safe at the recommended doses or when used at recommended frequency
Q. Is Ketopz/ Ketopz cream an antibiotic?
No, Ketopz 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 Ketopz/Ketopz cream/Phytoral ointment used for?
Ketopz 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 Ketopz cause hair loss?
Yes, Ketopz may rarely cause some hair loss
Q. Can Ketopz prevent hair loss?
No, Ketopz does not prevent hair loss. In fact, it may rarely cause hair loss
Q. Can Ketopz cause dry skin?
Yes, dry skin at the site of application is a common side effect of Ketopz
Q. Can Ketopz be used for conditions such as ring worms and psoriasis?
Yes, Ketopz is commonly used to treat fungal infections of skin such as ring worms. Psoriasis is not a fungal skin infection and use of Ketopz is not warranted to treat this condition
Q. Is Ketopz/ Ketopz cream a steroid?
No, Ketopz is not a steroid. It belongs to triazole class of antifungal agents
Q. Can I Ketopz at bedtime?
Ketopz can be taken at any time during the day
Q. Can Ketopz be taken for yeast infections?
Yes, Ketopz 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 Ketopz expire?
Yes, medicines containing Ketopz have an expiry date. Read the information given on the package for accurate expiry date.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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