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Ketafung Lotion

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Ketafung Lotion 100ml

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Ketafung Lotion

KETAFUNG contains Ketoconazole which belongs to the group of medicines called antifungals. It is used to treat infections such as athlete’s foot, jock itch, ringworm, and seborrhea (dry, flaking skin or dandruff).

This medicine works by binding to the fungal p450 enzymes and stops the cells making ergosterol of the cell wall which is necessary for them to grow.

Apply the medicine onto to the affected area or as directed by physician. It is for external use only. It is recommended for the use in children and adolescents.

Do not take this medicine, if you have eye infections. It should be used in pregnant or breastfeeding women, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Tell your doctor if you are using any of the other topical medicines. The most common side effects include burning sensation, irritation and reddening of the skin.

Ketafung Lotion 100ml belongs to a class of drugs called ‘antifungal’ primarily used to treat fungal infections of the skin like ringworm, jock itch, athlete’s foot, seborrheic dermatitis (dry, flaky skin on the face, scalp, chest, upper back or ears) and pityriasis (a type of skin rash that causes scaly, discoloured patches on chest, back, legs and arms).

Ketafung Lotion 100ml works by causing holes in the fungal cell membranes and kills fungi and yeast. Ketafung Lotion 100ml is available in both topical and oral dosage forms.

The topical form of Lotion 100ml can be taken on the finger and applied as a thin layer on the clean and dry affected area.

Avoid contact of Lotion 100ml with nose, mouth or eyes. In case Lotion 100ml comes in contact with these areas accidentally, rinse with water thoroughly.

Common side effects nausea, headache, diarrhoea, stomach pain and abnormal liver function test results. Some people using a topical form of Lotion 100ml may experience dry skin, itching, redness or burning sensation of the skin.

Most of these side effects of Lotion 100ml do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

Ketafung Lotion 100ml can cause liver failure, so your doctor will monitor your liver function while you’re taking Lotion 100ml. If you are pregnant or a nursing mother, it is advised to consult a doctor before using Lotion 100ml.

If you are using Lotion 100ml in topical form, avoid smoking or going near naked flames as Lotion 100ml catches fire and burns easily. If you are using any steroidal cream, lotion or ointment, inform your doctor before taking Lotion 100ml so that the dose may be adjusted.

Use of Ketafung Lotion 100ml is contraindicated in people with liver disease, asthma, sulphite allergy, an autoimmune disorder, heart problems (with prolonged QT wave of heartbeat), inform your doctor before taking Lotion 100ml. Read more: Ketafung Lotion

USES OF KETAFUNG:

Treat infections such as athlete’s foot, jock itch, ringworm, and seborrhea (dry, flaking skin or dandruff)

Ketafung Lotion belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals. It is used to treat fungal infections of the skin. It works by killing the fungus that causes infections such as athlete’s foot, thrush and ringworm.

Ketafung Lotion should be used in the dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. This medicine should be used regularly to get the maximum benefit from it.

Do not use more than you need, it will not clear your condition faster and may only increase the side effects. Skin infections will usually get better after 2 to 4 weeks.

Do not use the medicine for longer than your doctor has told you to and let him or her know if your condition does not improve after 2 to 4 weeks of treatment. If you have Athlete’s foot, wash your socks or tights thoroughly and change your shoes daily if possible.

The most common side effects of using this medicine include application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching, and redness), dryness, peeling, or blistering of the skin. Occasionally it can cause thinning of your hair. These are not usually serious, but you should call your doctor if you think you might have a severe allergic reaction.

Signs of this include rash, swelling of the lips, throat or face, swallowing, or breathing problems. Get emergency help if this happens. Avoid direct contact with your eyes. In the case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water, and seek immediate medical attention.

It is not likely that other medicines you take by mouth or injection will affect the way this medicine works, but talk to your doctor before using it if you have recently used another medicine that contains a steroid or had an allergic reaction to another antifungal medicine. For pregnant or breastfeeding women, this cream should only be used if it is clearly needed.

HOW KETAFUNG WORKS:

KETAFUNG binds to the fungal p450 enzymes and stops the cells making ergosterol of the cell wall which is necessary for them to grow.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE:

Apply the medicine onto the affected area or as directed by physician. It is for external use only.

SIDE EFFECTS OF KETAFUNG LOTION 100ML:

SERIOUS

• Severe irritation or reddening of the skin
• Peeling or blistering of the skin

COMMON

• Burning sensation

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS:

Skin irritation:

Avoid bath in hot water because hot water can irritate the skin. Moisturizers can be used regular basis to soothe and hydrate the affected area.

INTERACTIONS:

Tell your doctor if you are using any other cream, ointment or lotion on your skin infection that contains a steroids.

SYNOPSIS:

Drug : Ketoconazole
Pharmacological Category : Antifungal
Therapeutic Indication : Treat fungal infection
Dosage Forms :
Tablet, Cream, Gel, Ointment, Lotion, Soap, Dusting powder

MORE INFORMATION:

Store at room temperature 15-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT KETAFUNG:

Q: Can KETAFUNG be used in pregnant women?
A: Yes. It is safe for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Q: How does KETAFUNG kill fungus?
A: It kills fungi by binding to the fungal p450 enzymes and stops the cells making ergosterol of the cell wall.

Medicinal Benefits

Ketafung Lotion 100ml is an antifungal that is primarily used to treat fungal infections of the skin such as ringworm, jock itch and athlete’s foot, seborrheic dermatitis (dry, flaky skin on face, scalp, chest, upper back or ears) and pityriasis (a type of skin rash that causes scaly, discoloured patches on chest, back, legs and arms).

Ketafung Lotion 100ml in oral form is used to treat fungal infections and Cushing’s syndrome (excessive levels of cortisol hormone).

The fungal cell membranes are essential for their survival as they prevent the entry of unwanted substances into the cells and stops the leakage of cell contents.

Ketafung Lotion 100ml causes holes in the fungal cell membranes and kills fungi. Thereby, clears fungal infection and provides relief from cracking, burning, scaling and itching of the skin caused due to infections.

Directions for Use

Topically (cream/gel): Wash and dry the infected area of skin. Take a small amount of Ketafung Lotion 100ml on the finger and gently rub on the clean and dry affected area and surrounding skin. Lotion 100ml is only for external use. Avoid contact of Lotion 100ml with nose, mouth or eyes.

In case Lotion 100ml comes in contact with these areas accidentally, rinse with water thoroughly. Wash your hands before and after using Lotion 100ml if hands are not the affected area to prevent the spread of infection.

Shampoo: Use Lotion 100ml in shampoo form as prescribed by your doctor only. Wash your hair with Lotion 100ml and leave it on for 3 to 5 minutes. Then, rinse thoroughly.

Orally: If you are prescribed Lotion 100ml in oral form, swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water. Take Ketafung Lotion 100ml with food to avoid stomach upset. Do not break, crush or chew it. click here

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Ketafung Lotion 100ml

Like all medicines, Ketafung Lotion 100ml can cause some common side effects such as dry skin, itching, redness or burning sensation of the skin.

Most of these side effects of Lotion 100ml do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    ALCOHOL

    CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR

    Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Lotion 100ml as it may increase the risk of liver damage and cause adverse effects.

  • Safety Warning

    PREGNANCY

    Ketafung Lotion 100ml is Category C pregnancy drug and is given to a pregnant woman only if the doctor thinks benefits outweigh risks.

  • Safety Warning

    BREAST FEEDING

    CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR

    Ketafung Lotion 100ml passes into breast milk and may cause side effects in the baby, so talk to your doctor if you breastfeed your child.

  • Safety Warning

    DRIVING

    Ketafung Lotion 100ml may cause dizziness or drowsiness when taken in oral form. Therefore, drive only if you alert after taking Lotion 100ml.

  • Safety Warning

    LIVER

    If you have any concerns regarding the use of Ketafung Lotion 100ml in patients with Liver problems, please consult a doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    KIDNEY

    Ketafung Lotion 100ml is safe for patients with kidney disease if prescribed by a doctor.

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