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NOVALE 2%W/V LOTION

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MRP: Rs. 206 for 1 bottle(s) (60 ML lotion each)
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Composition for NOVALE

Ketoconazole Topical(2%w/v)

food interaction for NOVALE

alcohol interaction for NOVALE

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lactation interaction for NOVALE

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No interaction found
Novale 2%w/v lotion 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
Novale 2%w/v lotion is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for NOVALE

Ketoconazole Topical(2%w/v)

Uses

Novale 2%w/v lotion 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 NOVALE

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  • KEVON 2% LOTION
    (60 ML lotion in bottle)
    Glowderma Labs Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 3.50/ML of lotion
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    Rs. 210
    pay 2% more per ML of lotion
  • KETO (MED MANOR) 2% W/V LOTION
    (15 ML lotion in bottle)
    Med Manor Organics Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 4.33/ML of lotion
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    Rs. 65
    pay 26% more per ML of lotion
  • V DRUF 2%W/V LOTION
    (60 ML lotion in bottle)
    DWD Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 2.72/ML of lotion
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    Rs. 163
    save 21% more per ML of lotion
  • DANDEL 2%W/V LOTION
    (50 ML lotion in bottle)
    Sol Derma Pharmaceuiticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 2.57/ML of lotion
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    Rs. 128.57
    save 25% more per ML of lotion
  • KETAFUNG 2% LOTION
    (100 ML lotion in bottle)
    East West Pharma
    Rs. 1.80/ML of lotion
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    Rs. 179.60
    save 48% more per ML of lotion

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Expert advice for NOVALE

  • 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 NOVALE

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 14 December, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)