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Ketotop Lotion

SALT COMPOSITION

Overview

Uses of Ketotop Lotion

Ketotop Lotion side effects

Common
  • Application site burning sensation

How to use Ketotop Lotion

This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Shake it well and apply to the area evenly.

How Ketotop Lotion works

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

Ketotop Lotion related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ketotop Lotion 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ketotop Lotion is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful 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 Ketotop Lotion?

If you miss a dose of Ketotop Lotion, 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.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ketotop

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FAQs

Q. What is Ketotop cream used for?

Ketotop cream is used to treat skin infections which may appear on the feet (athlete’s foot), in the groin area (jock itch) or between skin folds (sweat rash infected with a yeast infection “thrush”). It is also used for candida infections of skin and nails. The cream rapidly relieves the itching caused due to these fungal infections.

Q. Is Ketotop a steroid cream?

No, Ketotop is not a steroid cream. It is an anti-fungal medicine and belongs to the imidazole class of medicines. It works by slowing the growth of the fungi that cause infection.

Q. What are the side effects of Ketotop cream?

The common side effects of Ketotop cream are application site burning, redness and itching. The application site may also develop some uncommon side effects such as discomfort, dryness, bleeding, severe allergic reactions, urticaria or hives, rash, skin exfoliation, sticky skin, prickling sensation, or inflammation.

Q. For how long should I leave Ketotop on my face?

In case of seborrheic dermatitis, you may use Ketotop on the face. After applying Ketotop on your face, do not wash it with water for at least 3 hours.

Q. Can I use a steroid cream along with Ketotop cream?

It is recommended that you use a mild steroid ointment like hydrocortisone cream/ointment in the morning and apply Ketotop cream in the evening. You can then stop using the steroid cream gradually over 2-3 weeks. But, if you have used a potent corticosteroid for seborrheic dermatitis, let 2 weeks elapse before you apply Ketotop cream to prevent skin sensitization.

Q. How should Ketotop cream be applied?

Wash the affected area thoroughly with water and then dry it. Apply a thin layer of the cream on the affected area. Wash your hands carefully (until and unless your hands are also affected) after applying the cream. This will prevent the infection from spreading to other parts of the body or other people.

Q. For how long do I need to apply the Ketotop cream?

You should use Ketotop cream for as long as advised by your doctor. Generally, it is to be used for 2-4 weeks for jock itch and sweat rash and 2-6 weeks for athlete’s foot. Do not stop using it even if your symptoms have disappeared because the infection may reappear if not properly treated.

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