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Ketoconazole + Salicylic Acid

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Ketoconazole + Salicylic Acid Uses

Ketoconazole+Salicylic Acid is used in the treatment of dandruff.

How Ketoconazole + Salicylic Acid works

Ketoconazole + Salicylic Acid is a combination of two medicines: Ketoconazole and Salicylic Acid 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. Salicylic Acid is a keratolytic medicine which helps break down the skin clumps on scalp and relieves itching and flaking associated with dandruff.

Common side effects of Ketoconazole + Salicylic Acid

Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
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Expert advice for Ketoconazole + Salicylic Acid

  • Ketoconazole + Salicylic Acid must be applied to the affected area as prescribed by your doctor.
  • 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. 
  • Avoid getting it in the eyes, mouth or nose. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these areas.
  • Stop using Ketoconazole + Salicylic Acid 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.


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