Medicine Overview of Lirotek Tablet
Uses of Lirotek Tablet
Lirotek 200mg Tablet is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
Side effects of Lirotek Tablet
Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.
How to use Lirotek 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 Lirotek 200mg Tablet with food.
How Lirotek Tablet works
Lirotek 200mg tablet stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.
In Depth Information on Lirotek Tablet
Expert advice for Lirotek 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 Lirotek 200mg Tablet
Taking Ketoconazole with alcohol can cause minor side effects
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lirotek 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.
Lirotek 200mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human+more
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....
Lirotek 200mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Lirotek 200mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney+more
disease. No dose adjustment of Lirotek 200mg Tablet is recommended....
Lirotek 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lirotek 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
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....
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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Paliris 6mg Tablet, Prazopill XL 5mg Tablet, Contiflo Icon 0.4mg Tablet, Minipress XL 5mg Tablet
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 Lirotek 200mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Ketoconazole
Yes, all medicines (products) containing Lirotek are safe at the recommended doses or when used at recommended frequency
No, Lirotek 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
Lirotek 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
Yes, Lirotek may rarely cause some hair loss
No, Lirotek does not prevent hair loss. In fact, it may rarely cause hair loss
Yes, dry skin at the site of application is a common side effect of Lirotek
Yes, Lirotek is commonly used to treat fungal infections of skin such as ring worms. Psoriasis is not a fungal skin infection and use of Lirotek is not warranted to treat this condition
No, Lirotek is not a steroid. It belongs to triazole class of antifungal agents
Lirotek can be taken at any time during the day
Yes, Lirotek 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 Lirotek have an expiry date. Read the information given on the package for accurate expiry date.
Substitutes for Lirotek Tablet
Ketoza 200mg Tablet
Kenz 200mg Tablet
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Hyphoral 200mg Tablet
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Phytoral 200mg Tablet
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Fungicide 200mg Tablet
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