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KITRAL 2% W/V SHAMPOO

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MRP: Rs. 162.80 for 1 bottle(s) (50 ML shampoo each)
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Composition for KITRAL

Ketoconazole Topical(2% w/v)

food interaction for KITRAL

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No interaction found
No interaction found
Kitral 2% w/v 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Kitral 2% w/v shampoo is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for KITRAL

Ketoconazole Topical(2% w/v)

Uses

Kitral 2% w/v shampoo is used in the treatment of dandruff and fungal infections.

How it works

Ketoconazole belongs to the class of medications called as antifungals. It works by preventing the growth of fungi thereby relieving the associated symptoms.

Common side effects

Irritation of ear, Allergic skin rash, Application site tingling, Blisters on skin, Changes in hair texture, Change in color of hair, Dry skin, Hair loss, Itching, Skin irritation

SUBSTITUTES for KITRAL

4 Substitutes
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  • TRIATOP 2%W/V SHAMPOO
    (50 ML shampoo in bottle)
    Janssen Pharmaceuticals
    Rs. 4.58/ML of shampoo
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    Rs. 229
    pay 41% more per ML of shampoo
  • ECOKET 2% W/V SHAMPOO
    (60 ML shampoo in bottle)
    Albatross Healthcare Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 1.95/ML of shampoo
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    Rs. 117
    save 40% more per ML of shampoo
  • KETOCO SHAMPOO 2% W/V
    (75 ML shampoo in bottle)
    Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 1.91/ML of shampoo
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    Rs. 143.25
    save 41% more per ML of shampoo
  • KETOL 2% W/V SHAMPOO
    (100 ML shampoo in bottle)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 0.66/ML of shampoo
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    Rs. 66.25
    save 80% more per ML of shampoo

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Expert advice for KITRAL

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for KITRAL

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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Content on this page was last updated on 12 April, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)