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Overview

Introduction

Ketostar Soap is a prescription medicine having a combination of medicines that are used to treat dandruff. It kills the microorganisms causing dandruff and provides relief from itchy and flaky scalp.

Ketostar Soap should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. It is for external use only.

Do not use this medicine more than the recommended dose. Inform your doctor if you have known allergies from this medicine. The common side effects of this medicine include burning, itching, irritation and redness at the application site.

If these side effects or any other symptoms which you think are because of this medicine persist for a longer duration, please consult your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or are suffering from any other disease.

Uses of Ketostar Soap

Side effects of Ketostar Soap

Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Ketostar Soap

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use.

How Ketostar Soap works

Ketostar Soap is a combination of two medicines: Cetrimide and Ketoconazole, which treats dandruff. Cetrimide is an antiseptic which kills bacteria, fungi and viruses on the scalp, and treats flaky and itchy scalp. Ketoconazole is an antifungal. It works by stopping the growth of dandruff-causing fungi by preventing them from forming their own protective covering.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ketostar Soap may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Ketostar Soap during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Patient Concerns

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I don't know what it is? Plz tell me any remedies that effectively work on it. Currently I am using Ketostar soap but it still growing day by day
Dr. Monil Kadian
Cardiology
Seems fungal infection Apply candid b oint locally n visit dermatologist
Sir my skin become allergic with red pimple with itching Not every where ony in pubic areas . and small pimple becomes black after some time its also growing in legs And body Is i use ketostar soap for treatment ??
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
Please send pictures of affected area for better diagnosis and treatment.
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FAQs

Q. How to use Ketostar?

Wash your hair or infected part of the skin with Ketostar. Keep it for 3 to 5 minutes and then rinse it thoroughly.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Ketostar?

The use of Ketostar is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of its components or excipients. Consult your doctor if you are not sure about using Ketostar.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Ketostar?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References
  1. Robertson DB, Maibach HI. Dermatologic Pharmacology. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1047-1065.
  2. Fox LP, Merk HF, Bickers DR. Dermatological Pharmacology. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1679-1706.
  3. Cetrimide. Nottingham, UK: BCM Ltd.; 2014. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Ketoconazole. High Wycombe, Bucks: Janssen-Cilag Ltd.; 1998 [revised 8 Feb. 2019]. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
208, Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase III, New Delhi - 110020
A licensed vendor partner from your nearest location will deliver Ketostar Soap. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your doctor's ℞ and the availability of this medicine.
MRP
74
50 gm in 1 packet
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