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INTRODUCTION

DANDROP LOTION contains Ketoconazole and Zinc pyrithione which belong to the group of medicines called Antimicrobials. It is used to treat and prevent dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis (a fungal infection causing dry or oily scaling of the scalp and other parts of the body).

Before using DANDROP LOTION, inform your doctor if you have any allergies, or if you are using any steroids. DANDROP LOTION can be usually used by pregnant and breastfeeding women but consult your doctor for advice.

DANDROP LOTION is not recommended for use in infants and children. Avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs, wash eyes thoroughly with water. Call your doctor if you experience any side effects or if any of the symptoms get worse.

USES OF DANDROP LOTION

  • To treat and prevent dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis

HOW DANDROP LOTION WORKS

DANDROP LOTION reduces infection where ketoconazole kills the fungus and zinc pyrithione stops the growth of the infecting organism.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Use DANDROP LOTION as advised by your physician. It is for external use only. Wet your hair and scalp and apply sufficient DANDROP LOTION to produce enough lather. Massage for one minute to produce enough lather and keep it for 5 minutes.

If DANDROP LOTION accidentally gets in your eye, wash your eyes with water. Do not swallow it. Your doctor will decide the right dose and duration of therapy for you according to your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF DANDROP LOTION

COMMON

  • infection of the hair root
  • increased production of tears
  • unusual hair loss or thinning
  • dry skin, rash, burning sensation
  • change in texture of hair

RARE

  • acne
  • irritation of eyes
  • flaking skin
  • altered taste

Stop using DANDROP LOTION and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • allergic reaction (swollen face, lips, mouth, tongue, or throat which may cause trouble in swallowing or breathing)
  • severe skin irritation or reddening on the applied area
  • worsening of your condition or no improvement after regular use as directed

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Skin rash:

Avoid hot showers as it can irritate your skin more. Do not scratch the affected area. Use protective clothing when going outdoors. Regularly moisturize your skin. If symptom persists, contact your doctor.

Eye irritation:

Wash your eyes with plain cold water. Apply ice pack on your eye to soothe the irritation. Keep away from mobile phones, laptops, or television to avoid straining your eyes. Wear protective sunglasses while going outdoors. If irritation persists, contact your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

DANDROP LOTION can generally be used in pregnant women, however, consult your doctor before using it.

BREASTFEEDING

DANDROP LOTION can generally be used in breastfeeding women, however, consult your doctor before using it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

DANDROP LOTION is unlikely to affect your ability to drive or to use any machinery.

ALLERGY

Do not use DANDROP LOTION if you are allergic to Ketoconazole, Zinc pyrithione or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Use in paediatrics:

DANDROP LOTION is not recommended for use in infants and children. Consult your child’s doctor for advice.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before using DANDROP LOTION, inform your doctor if you are using any of the following medicines:

  • medicines used for inflammatory conditions (Ex. betamethasone, hydrocortisone)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally use too much of DANDROP LOTION, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Ketoconazole, Zinc pyrithione
Pharmacological Category :   Imidazole antifungals, Antiseborrheics
Therapeutic Indication :   Fungal infections of skin and scalp
Dosage Forms :   Gel, Shampoo, Lotion, Soap, Solution

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep DANDROP LOTION out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT DANDROP LOTION

Can DANDROP LOTION interact with other medicines?

Before using DANDROP LOTION, inform your doctor if you have been using steroid medicines such as betamethasone or hydrocortisone for a long period of time as these might interact with each other. You must gradually reduce their use over 2 to 3 weeks as you start to use DANDROP LOTION. Also tell your doctor if you are taking, have taken, or might take any other medicine, including prescription, over the counter or any herbal medicine.

How often should I use DANDROP LOTION?

Use DANDROP LOTION as directed by your physician, usually twice a week for 4 weeks followed by once daily as maintenance therapy. However, the dose and duration might differ for every patient so, consult your doctor before using it. Your doctor will decide the right dose and duration of therapy for you according to your age, body weight and disease condition.

What if DANDROP LOTION gets in my eye?

Use DANDROP LOTION with care and avoid getting it in your eyes or mouth. If it gets in your eye, wash your eyes with water. If any irritation or discomfort persists, consult your doctor.

What if I swallow DANDROP LOTION?

If you or anyone else accidentally swallow DANDROP LOTION, see your doctor immediately or go to your nearest hospital. Take your medicine with you for the doctor to know what you’ve ingested.

What if I forget to use DANDROP LOTION?

If you forget to use DANDROP LOTION, use it as soon as you remember and then continue your treatment as usual. Do not double the use to make up for the missed dose.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Antifungal Drugs. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Eighth edition. 2019. Page – 844, 949, 950.

2. Piérard-Franchimont, Claudine, et al. A multicenter randomized trial of ketoconazole 2% and zinc pyrithione 1% shampoos in severe dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis. Skin Pharmacology and Physiology. Karger. November-December 2002. [Accessed on 9th November 2022] https://www.karger.com/Article/Abstract/66452

3. Saple, D. G., G. Ravichandran, and A. Desai. Evaluation of safety and efficacy of ketoconazole 2% and zinc pyrithione 1% shampoo in patients with moderate to severe dandruff--a postmarketing study. Journal of the Indian Medical Association. Europe PMC. December 2000. [Accessed on 9th November 2022] https://europepmc.org/article/med/11394481

4. Janssen Pharmaceutica NV. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in July 2020] [Accessed on 9th November 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.1510.pdf

5. Daily med. Pyrithione zinc shampoo. [Revised in November 2021] [Accessed on 9th November 2022] https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=5052e965-da35-49de-b5c5-eda074365176

6. Leeford Healthcare Limited. Ketoscalp lotion (Ketoconazole + Zinc pyrithione). [Accessed on 9th November 2022] https://www.leeford.in/product/1395/ketoscalp-lotion

7. Leeford Healthcare Limited. Ketoscalp shampoo (Ketoconazole + Zinc pyrithione). [Accessed on 9th November 2022] https://www.leeford.in/product/1397/ketoscalp-shampoo

8. Glowderma Lab Pvt Ltd. Kevon Zip lotion (Ketoconazole + Zinc pyrithione). [Accessed on 9th November 2022] https://glowderma.com/kevon-zip-lotion/

9. Cutis Biotech. Danwash hair (Ketoconazole + Zinc pyrithione). [Accessed on 9th November 2022] http://www.cutisbiotech.com/haircare-danwashhair.php

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Ingredient
    KETOCONAZOLE 2 %+ZINC PYRITHIONE 1 %
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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