Protar-K Solution

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Introduction

Protar-K Solution is a combination of two medicines that effectively treat dandruff. It kills the fungi that cause the infection and relieves itching and irritation. It also removes dead skin cells from the scalp.

Protar-K Solution is only meant for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. A thin layer of the medicine should be applied only to the affected areas of the skin with clean and dry hands. Wash your hands before and after application of the medicine. If it gets into your eyes, nose, or mouth rinse with water. It may take several days to weeks for your symptoms to improve, but you should keep using this medicine regularly. The course of the treatment should be completed to ensure better efficacy of the medicine.

This medicine is usually safe, however, it may cause burning, irritation, itching, and redness at the application site. These side effects are usually mild and self-limiting. Serious side effects are rare.

It is not likely that other medicines you take by mouth or injection will affect the way this medicine works, but talk to your doctor before using it if you have recently used another medicine for the dandruff. The medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Protar-K Solution

Benefits of Protar-K Solution

In Treatment of Dandruff

Protar-K Solution is used to control dandruff and gives relief from scaly, flaky, and itchy scalp. It is an antifungal and works by killing and stopping the growth of fungus that causes dandruff. Use Protar-K Solution as directed by your doctor. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of Protar-K Solution

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Protar-K

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Protar-K Solution

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

How Protar-K Solution works

Protar-K Solution is a combination of two medicines: Ketoconazole and Coal Tar which treat dandruff. Ketoconazole is an antifungal. It works by stopping the growth of dandruff-causing fungi by preventing them from forming their own protective covering. Coal Tar is a keratolytic medicine which helps break down the skin clumps on scalp and relieves itching and flaking associated with dandruff.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Protar-K Solution may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Protar-K Solution is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Protar-K Solution?

If you miss a dose of Protar-K Solution, apply 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Protar-K Solution
₹390.0/Solution
Ketar Scalp Solution
Mohrish Pharmaceuticals
₹230/Solution
41% cheaper

Quick Tips

  • Protar-K Solution must be applied on the affected area as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Take care to avoid getting it in your eyes. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.
  • Do not use this medicine more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Before each application, wash the affected area with soap and water and dry well.
  • Stop using Protar-K Solution and inform your doctor if you notice any irritation or any other skin infection.
  • Inform your doctor if the treated skin area does not improve after 2-4 weeks of treatment.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Patient Concerns

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tuft of dandruff in scalp&fall In Gujarati it is called udari" it look like white dandruff like mass in scalp and picking out with hair "
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
Use protar -k solution - thrice weekly on alternate day during bath Kip it for 2-3mins and wash off continue for 4wks
dandruff problem. has taken ketokenazole but no result now taking candid b and deprovate lotion but only 10 percent result due to this heavy hair fall
Dr. Ramanjit Singh
Dermatology
mix coconut oil and halox S lotion and apply on scalp and keep it for half an hour and shampoo with protar K shampooif u consult more about it u can come at
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References

  1. Fox LP, Merk HF, Bickers DR. Dermatological Pharmacology. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1679-1706.
  2. Robertson DB, Maibach HI. Dermatologic Pharmacology. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ (Editors). Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. pp. 1047-1065.

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Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: February, 2022

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