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Zocon Ointment

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Composition for Zocon Ointment

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Primary uses of Zocon Ointment

MRP
59.63
₹3.98/Ointment
15 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Zocon Ointment

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Uses of Zocon Ointment

Zocon Ointment is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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Zocon Ointment side effects

Common

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.

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How to use Zocon Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Zocon Ointment works

Zocon Ointment is an antifungal medication. It stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human.

In Depth Information on Zocon Ointment

Expert advice for Zocon Ointment

  • Your doctor has prescribed Zocon to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
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Zocon Ointment related warnings
Special precautions for Zocon Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zocon Ointment is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Zocon Ointment 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.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Zocon Ointment may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Zocon Ointment is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

What if you miss a dose of Zocon Ointment?uses

If you miss a dose of Zocon Ointment, 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Zocon Ointment

Frequently asked questions about Fluconazole

Zocon is an antifungal drug, used for the treatment of many fungal infections like Cryptococcal meningitis (fungal infection in the brain), Coccidioidomycosis (a disease of the lungs), infections caused by Candida, found in the blood stream, body organs (e.g. heart, lungs) or urinary tract, mucosal thrush (infection affecting the lining of the mouth, throat and denture sore mouth), genital thrush – infection of the vagina or penis, skin infections like athlete's foot, ringworm, jock itch, nail infection.<br>Zocon capsules can also be used to stop cryptococcal meningitis, mucosal thrush, vaginal thrush from coming back and to stop you from getting an infection caused by Candida (if your immune system is weak and not working properly).
Q. Can Zocon be taken with oral contraceptives (OCPs) or birth control pills?
Zocon has been reported to have a minor interaction when taken with estradiol (a component of OCPs), it can increase the level or effect of estradiol when given along with it. Talk to your doctor if you are taking birth control pills and you have been asked to take Zocon also.
Q. Can Zocon be taken with azithromycin?
Yes, Zocon can be safely taken with azithromycin. A combination kit with agents of the similar class is available for vaginal infections. Talk to your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your conditions.
Hair loss is a rare side effect seen with the use of Zocon. Talk to your doctor if you experience hair fall while taking Zocon.
Zocon is not a steroid. Zocon belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Zocon is an antibiotic. It is an antifungal and is used to treat infections caused by fungi.
Zocon is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Zocon is primarily fungistatic (inhibits the growth of fungus), however it may be fungicidal (kills fungus) against certain organisms in a dose-dependent manner, specifically Cryptococcus.
Zocon is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is available only when prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Zocon with ciprofloxacin?
Zocon can be taken with ciprofloxacin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zocon with metronidazole?
Zocon can be taken with metronidazole. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zocon with probiotics?
Zocon can be taken with probiotics. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zocon with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin and Zocon both increase QT interval (abnormal heart rate). It can increase the level of clarithromycin by decreasing its breakdown, further increasing the chances of an abnormal heart rhythm. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zocon with omeprazole?
Zocon can increase the level or effect of omeprazole by decreasing its breakdown (metabolism). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zocon with citalopram?
Zocon can increase the level or effect of citalopram by decreasing its breakdown (metabolism). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zocon with cetirizine?
Zocon can be taken with cetirizine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zocon with erythromycin?
Use of Zocon and erythromycin at the same time has the potential to increase the risk of cardiotoxicity (harmful to heart) and consequently sudden heart death. Co-administration of Zocon and erythromycin is not recommended at all.
Q. Can I take Zocon with nitrofurantoin?
Zocon can be taken with nitrofurantoin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Zocon works if taken for the right indication for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Zocon treat bacterial vaginosis?
Zocon does not treat bacterial vaginosis as it is not active against any bacteria. Zocon is used to treat infection of the vagina caused by Candida (a fungal infection). If you think you are suffering from bacterial vaginosis, please consult your doctor as treatment should be started after the diagnosis of your infection (whether it is fungal or bacterial).
Q. Does Zocon treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Zocon is used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) caused by Candida. UTI can be caused by bacteria also. If you are suffering from UTI, please consult your doctor as the cause of infection (fungal or bacterial or other) needs to be identified before the start of any treatment.
Zocon can make you feel tired. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Zocon as it could be a sign of underlying liver problem. Zocon can affect your liver.
Zocon does not contain penicillin. Zocon belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Zocon does not contain sulfur. Zocon belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Zocon does not treat Chlamydia. Zocon is used for the treatment of fungal infections.
Zocon is used to treat infections caused by fungi and can be used to help you from getting a candidal (yeast) infection. If you think you are suffering from a yeast infection, please consult your doctor as it requires a proper diagnosis before the start of any therapy.
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