KETOSTAR 2 Percentage Soap 50 GM

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About

Prescription status:

Prescription required

 

Manufacturer Name:

Mankind Pharmaceuticals Ltd


Drug classification:

Anti-fungal

 

What is this used for:

  • Athlete's foot
  • Ringworm infection
  • Jock itch


When to not take this medicine:

Hypersensitivity or allergy towards Ketoconazole.

 

How should I take the medicine:

Use this medicine as directed by the physician.

 

How this medicine works:

This medicine is an antifungal medication used to treat infections caused by fungus.

 

Side effects

  • Blistering (Unknown)
  • Crusting (Unknown)
  • Dryness (Unknown)
  • Flaking of the skin (Unknown)
  • Itching (Unknown)
  • Tenderness (Unknown)
  • Warmth on the skin (Unknown)
  • Scaling (Unknown)
  • Redness of the skin (Unknown) 
  • Soreness (Unknown)
  • Swelling of skin (Unknown)

 

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Pregnancy warning:

Category C - Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant the use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

 

Lactation warning:

The use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

 

Renal dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative based on creatinine clearance values.

 

Hepatic dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with the liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.

 

Drug interactions:

Since this medicine is used topically, there may or may not be any side effects or interactions that may not be experienced. In case of any interactions immediately inform your doctor about it.

 

Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is usually not recommended while using this medicine.

 

Food interactions:N/A

 

Expert Advice: 

  1. This medicine is applied externally. Follow all the instructions given in the leaflet before using this medicine.
  2. Immediately stop using this medicine if you experience any rashes or burning sensations on the applied area.
  3. It is recommended not to use on eyes or mouth or genital regions. 
  4. This medicine is not recommended to use in children below 12 years. The safety and efficacy is not clinically established.

 

Missed dose instructions:

Apply this medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.

 

Overdose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.


Storage Instructions:

  • Keep away from the reach of children
  • Discard the unused medicine safely after use.


References: 

1. Drugs H. Ketoconazole Topical: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 28 September 2020]. Available from: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a605014.html#:~:text=Prescription%20ketoconazole%20shampoo%20is%20used,of%20antifungal%20medications%20called%20imidazoles.

2. Ketoconazole (Topical Route) Before Using - Mayo Clinic [Internet]. Mayoclinic.org. 2020 [cited 28 September 2020]. Available from: https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/ketoconazole-topical-route/before-using/drg-20067739

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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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