Substitutes for KEZOL TABLET
Medicine Overview of KEZOL TABLET
Uses of KEZOL TABLET
Kezol 200mg tablet is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
Side effects of KEZOL TABLET
Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.
How to use KEZOL TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Kezol 200mg tablet with food.
How KEZOL TABLET works
Kezol 200mg tablet stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.
In Depth Information on KEZOL TABLET
Expert advice for KEZOL TABLET
If you are taking an antacid take it 1 hour before or 2 hours after taking ketoconazole. Limit alcohol intake. Consuming alcohol while taking ketoconazole increases the risk of liver damage. Do not continue ketoconazole and consult your doctor:
- If you experience allergic reaction, swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue or throat which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing.
- If you experience severe irritation or reddening of the skin where ketoconazole is applied or other signs of allergy during the first few days of treatment.
- If you experience peeling or blistering of the skin.
- Dandruff shampoo may be irritating to eyes and contact with this area should be avoided.
- Consult your doctor if your symptoms have not been relieved within one week of taking ketoconazole.
Special precautions for KEZOL 200MG TABLET
Taking Ketoconazole with alcohol can cause minor side effects
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Kezol 200mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi+more
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
DERINIDE 0.5MG RESPULES 2ML, URIMAX 0.4MG CAPSULE MR, BUDECORT 1MG RESPULES 2 ML, SERENACE 5MG INJECTION 1ML
If you miss a dose of Ketoconazole, 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.
Frequently asked questions for KEZOL 200MG TABLET
Frequently asked questions for Ketoconazole
Q. Is ketoconazole/Ketoconazole shampoo safe?
Yes, all medicines (products) containing ketoconazole are safe at the recommended doses or when used at recommended frequency
Q. Is ketoconazole/ ketoconazole cream an antibiotic?
No, ketoconazole 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 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 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 ketoconazole cause hair loss?
Yes, ketoconazole may rarely cause some hair loss
Q. Can ketoconazole prevent hair loss?
No, ketoconazole does not prevent hair loss. In fact, it may rarely cause hair loss
Q. Can ketoconazole cause dry skin?
Yes, dry skin at the site of application is a common side effect of ketoconazole
Q. Can ketoconazole be used for conditions such as ring worms and psoriasis?
Yes, ketoconazole 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 belongs to triazole class of antifungal agents
Q. Can I ketoconazole at bedtime?
Ketoconazole can be taken at any time during the day
Q. Can ketoconazole be taken for yeast infections?
Yes, ketoconazole 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 ketoconazole expire?
Yes, medicines containing ketoconazole have an expiry date. Read the information given on the package for accurate expiry date.