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Ketorex 2% Cream

Primary uses of Ketorex 2% Cream

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Medicine Overview of Ketorex Cream

Uses of Ketorex Cream

Ketorex 2% Cream is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

Ketorex Cream side effects

Common

Side Effect of Ketorex is Application site burning sensation.

How to use Ketorex 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 Ketorex Cream works

Ketorex 2% Cream is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Ketorex Cream

Expert advice for Ketorex Cream

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ketorex 2% 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.
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Ketorex Cream related warnings
Special precautions for Ketorex Cream
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ketorex 2% 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.
Lactation
Ketorex 2% Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Ketorex Cream?uses

If you miss a dose of Ketorex 2% 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Ketorex Cream

Frequently asked questions about Ketoconazole

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