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food interaction for SCALPE

alcohol interaction for SCALPE

pregnancy interaction for SCALPE

lactation interaction for SCALPE

medicine interaction for SCALPE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Scalpe 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
Scalpe lotion is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR SCALPE

Ketoconazole Topical(2% w/v)

Uses

Ketoconazole Topical is used in the treatment of dandruff and fungal infections

How it works

Ketoconazole Topical stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

Common side effects

Rash, Irritation of ear, Headache, Blisters on skin, Dizziness, Electrolyte imbalance, Application site tingling, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Weakness, Allergic skin rash, Nausea, Dry mouth, Abdominal pain, Skin irritation, Loss of appetite, Dyspepsia, Hair loss, Fatigue, Anorectal pain, Liver enzyme increased, Fever, Hypokalemic (decreased potassium level in blood) alkalosis, Itching, Change in color of hair, Dry skin, Diarrhoea, Decreased appetite, Changes in hair texture, Altered taste, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Flatulence, Constipation
Zinc pyrithione(1% w/v)

Uses

Zinc pyrithione is used in the treatment of dandruff

How it works

Zinc pyrithione stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

Common side effects

COMMON DOSAGE FOR SCALPE LOTION

Patients taking SCALPE LOTION

  • 46%
    Once A Day
  • 33%
    Twice A Week
  • 13%
    Alternate Day
  • 6%
    Twice A Day
  • 2%
    Thrice A week

SUBSTITUTES FOR SCALPE

4 Substitutes
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  • NUFORCE 2% W/V/1% W/V ANTI DANDRUFF LOTION
    (50 ML lotion in bottle)
    Mankind Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 2.50/ML of lotion
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    Rs. 125
    save 27% more per ML of lotion
  • DANSTOP K LOTION
    (60 ML lotion in bottle)
    Apex Laboratories Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 3/ML of lotion
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    Rs. 180
    save 12% more per ML of lotion
  • ODICON K LOTION
    (60 ML lotion in bottle)
    Rapross Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 2.65/ML of lotion
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    Rs. 159
    save 22% more per ML of lotion
  • KLINIQUE PLUS LOTION
    (100 ML lotion in bottle)
    Maxamus International
    Rs. 2/ML of lotion
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    Rs. 199.50
    save 42% more per ML of lotion

Expert advice FOR SCALPE

  • 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 SCALPE

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.

WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT SCALPE LOTION

How effective is this medicine?

Effective
83%
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17%

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)