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Ketostar 0.50% Eye Drop

Mankind Pharma Ltd

Composition for Ketostar 0.50% Eye Drop

Primarily used for

5 ml in 1 packet

Medicine Overview of Ketostar Eye Drop


Uses of Ketostar Eye Drop

Ketostar 0.50% Eye Drop is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

How to use Ketostar Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Ketostar Eye Drop works

Ketostar 0.50% Eye Drop stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

In Depth Information on Ketostar Eye Drop

Expert advice for Ketostar Eye Drop

  • 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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Ketostar Eye Drop related warnings
Special precautions for Ketostar Eye Drop
No interaction found
Ketostar 0.50% Eye Drop 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.
Ketostar 0.50% Eye Drop is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Ketostar 0.50% Eye Drop does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Ketostar 0.50% Eye Drop is safe to use in patients with kidn
ey disease. No dose adjustment of Ketostar 0.50% Eye Drop is recommended.
There is limited information available on the use of Ketosta
r 0.50% Eye Drop in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Ketostar Eye Drop

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.

Substitutes for Ketostar

No substitutes found for this medicine
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