KEZOLIN SHAMPOO

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Primarily used for

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50 ML in 1 bottle
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Substitutes for KEZOLIN

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Medicine Overview of KEZOLIN SHAMPOO

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Uses of Ketoconazole Topical

Ketoconazole Topical is used in the treatment of dandruff and fungal infections.
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How to use Ketoconazole Topical

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

How KEZOLIN SHAMPOO works

Ketoconazole topical stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.
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Uses of Zinc pyrithione

Zinc pyrithione is used in the treatment of dandruff.
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How to use Zinc pyrithione

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

How KEZOLIN SHAMPOO works

Zinc pyrithione stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

In Depth Information on KEZOLIN SHAMPOO

Expert advice for Ketoconazole Topical

  • 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.

Expert advice for Zinc pyrithione

  • Apply zinc pyrithione directly on wet hair to produce lather and rinse after massaging the scalp.
  • Avoid direct contact with eyes and rinse with plenty of water in case of the accidental contact.
  • Inform your doctor if the problem persists even after using as prescribed.
  • Consult your doctor before using zinc pyrithione in children <2 years.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to zinc pyrithione or any of its ingredients.
Warnings
Special precautions for KEZOLIN SHAMPOO
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Kezolin shampoo 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Kezolin shampoo is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for KEZOLIN SHAMPOO

Frequently asked questions for 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.
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