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ZYKT Cream

Zydus Cadila

Composition for ZYKT Cream

Primary uses of ZYKT Cream

MRP
90
15 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of ZYKT Cream

Uses of ZYKT Cream

ZYKT Cream is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

ZYKT Cream side effects

Common

Side Effect of ZYKT is Application site burning sensation.

How to use ZYKT Cream

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 apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How ZYKT Cream works

ZYKT Cream is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on ZYKT Cream

Expert advice for ZYKT Cream

  • Your doctor has prescribed ZYKT Cream 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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ZYKT Cream related warnings
Special precautions for ZYKT Cream
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
ZYKT Cream 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.
Lactation
ZYKT Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of ZYKT Cream?uses

If you miss a dose of ZYKT Cream, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about ZYKT Cream

Frequently asked questions about Ketoconazole

Q. Is Zykt/Zykt shampoo safe?
Yes, all medicines (products) containing Zykt are safe at the recommended doses or when used at recommended frequency
Q. Is Zykt/ Zykt cream an antibiotic?
No, Zykt 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
Q. What is Zykt/Zykt cream/Phytoral ointment used for?
Zykt 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
Q. Can Zykt cause hair loss?
Yes, Zykt may rarely cause some hair loss
Q. Can Zykt prevent hair loss?
No, Zykt does not prevent hair loss. In fact, it may rarely cause hair loss
Q. Can Zykt cause dry skin?
Yes, dry skin at the site of application is a common side effect of Zykt
Q. Can Zykt be used for conditions such as ring worms and psoriasis?
Yes, Zykt is commonly used to treat fungal infections of skin such as ring worms. Psoriasis is not a fungal skin infection and use of Zykt is not warranted to treat this condition
Q. Is Zykt/ Zykt cream a steroid?
No, Zykt is not a steroid. It belongs to triazole class of antifungal agents
Q. Can I Zykt at bedtime?
Zykt can be taken at any time during the day
Q. Can Zykt be taken for yeast infections?
Yes, Zykt 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
Q. Does Zykt expire?
Yes, medicines containing Zykt have an expiry date. Read the information given on the package for accurate expiry date.
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