Overview

Uses of KZ Dusting Powder

KZ Dusting Powder is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

KZ Dusting Powder side effects

Common
  • Application site burning sensation

How to use KZ Dusting Powder

This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area before application and do not rub.

How KZ Dusting Powder works

KZ Dusting Powder is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.

KZ Dusting Powder related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
KZ Dusting Powder 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.
Lactation
KZ Dusting Powder is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk 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 KZ Dusting Powder?

If you miss a dose of KZ Dusting Powder, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed KZ Dusting Powder to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to KZ

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Sir/Madam I have been suffering from itching problems in my underarms from last 3 months. I am using quadriderm cream as a medicin, but it solves the problem temporary. when I stop to use it the same problem persist. what will I do ?
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Stop quadriderm start kz cream - twice daily for 6wks
dandruff problem!! is permanent solutioni was facing the problem last 10 yearskz lotion using by doctor
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Use sebowash shampoo - thrice weekly on alternate days during bath Kip it 2mins in wet scalp and wash off Continue for 6wks
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FAQs

Q. Is KZ/KZ shampoo safe?
Yes, all medicines (products) containing KZ are safe at the recommended doses or when used at recommended frequency
Q. Is KZ/ KZ cream an antibiotic?
No, KZ 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 KZ/KZ cream/Phytoral ointment used for?
KZ 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 KZ cause hair loss?
Yes, KZ may rarely cause some hair loss
Q. Can KZ prevent hair loss?
No, KZ does not prevent hair loss. In fact, it may rarely cause hair loss
Q. Can KZ cause dry skin?
Yes, dry skin at the site of application is a common side effect of KZ
Q. Can KZ be used for conditions such as ring worms and psoriasis?
Yes, KZ is commonly used to treat fungal infections of skin such as ring worms. Psoriasis is not a fungal skin infection and use of KZ is not warranted to treat this condition
Q. Is KZ/ KZ cream a steroid?
No, KZ is not a steroid. It belongs to triazole class of antifungal agents
Q. Can I KZ at bedtime?
KZ can be taken at any time during the day
Q. Can KZ be taken for yeast infections?
Yes, KZ 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 KZ expire?
Yes, medicines containing KZ have an expiry date. Read the information given on the package for accurate expiry date.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 13th Dec 2018.
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