Medicine Overview of KZ Tablet
Side Effects of KZ are Headache, Nausea, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea, Liver function abnormal.
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. KZ Tablet 200 mg is to be taken with food.
KZ Tablet 200 mg is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.
In Depth Information on KZ Tablet
- Your doctor has prescribed KZ Tablet 200 mg to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
KZ Tablet related warnings
Taking Ketoconazole with alcohol can cause minor side effects
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
KZ Tablet 200 mg 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.
KZ Tablet 200 mg is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
KZ Tablet 200 mg may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
KZ Tablet 200 mg is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of KZ Tablet 200 mg is recommended.
KZ Tablet 200 mg should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of KZ Tablet 200 mg may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine. Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.
If you miss a dose of KZ Tablet 200 mg, 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.
Questions Related to KZ
Sir/Madam I have been suffering from itching problems in my underarms from last 3 months. I am using quadriderm-cream-311106">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
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
Use sebowash shampoo - thrice weekly on alternate days during bath Kip it 2mins in wet scalp and wash off Continue for 6wks
i have dandruff problem.i have used kz solution shampoo .but whenever i stop it it again returns.i have a severe hair loss and damage on tips
Dr. Atula Gupta
For Dandruff- Keraglo AD Shampoo for application three times in a week. Sebowash Shampoo once in a week.For Hairfall- Tab. Keraglo Eva once daily for 3 months.XGAIN Hair Serum to be apply over the length on Damp Hair.
Ring worm problem since 1 yrs. I apply ointment given by doctor. But icing is not going.I apply kz ointment given by doctor
Dr. Atula Gupta
please send pictures of affected areaTreatment for fungal infection:-Treatment for Fungal Infection:-Stop all other applications. Cap. Itraconazole (Itrasys/ Canditral) 100mg twice daily for 2 weeks. Sertacide Cream for application twice daily for 1 month. Tab. Fexova 180 mg (if required in case of itching) The treatment has to be complete otherwise the condition will recur.Blood Test- Blood Sugar Fasting & PP also Serum Insulin Fasting and PP.
Rings are there on my skeen anditching that part off body in night I think it is a fungle infection
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Use lulican cream-once daily for 6wksApply KZ lotion- 20mins before bath daily
Since in a month my hairs are turning white n hairs are falling, I use clinic plus shampoo everyday n lux soap for body. Please give me ur suggestions doctor.
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
use KZ lotion anti dandruff shampoo every alternate day. No oil application. Apply Candid B lotion over scalpe once at night for 2 weeks.
I have been suffering from critical hair loss since 15 days.i have dandruff also. My hair had been reduced half its thickness within such a short span.my haemoglobin is 10.8 ( checked 6 months ago)
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
Use KZ lotion anti dandruff shampoo every alternate day. No oil application. Apply Candid B lotion over scalpe once at night for 2 weeks.
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Frequently asked questions about KZ Tablet
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
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
Yes, medicines containing Kz have an expiry date. Read the information given on the package for accurate expiry date.
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