Derketo Shampoo 100ml

Dandruff Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

DERKETO contains Ketoconazole which belongs to the group of medicines called antifungals. It is used to treat fungal infections of the scalp and body such as dandruff, dry or greasy scaling of the scalp and other parts of the body called seborrhoeic dermatitis. It works by killing the fungus and stopping it from coming back. This medicine binds 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 as directed by physician. It is for external use only. It is recommended for the use in children and adolescents. Do not use DERKETO, if you have eye infections. It is considered safe to use in pregnant or breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using this medicine. Tell your doctor if you are using any of the other topical medicines. The most side effects include burning sensation, irritation and reddening of the skin.

USES OF DERKETO

  • Treat fungal infections of the scalp and body such as dandruff, dry or greasy scaling of the scalp and other parts of the body called seborrhoeic dermatitis

HOW DERKETO WORKS

DERKETO 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 as directed by physician. It is for external use only. Wet your hair and apply DERKETO on scalp and massage into a lather. Leave it for 3 – 5 minutes and rinse thoroughly.

SIDE EFFECTS OF DERKETO

SERIOUS

  • allergic reactions including swelling of face, lips, tongue or throat
  • severe irritation or reddening of the skin
  • peeling or blistering of the skin

RARE

  • eye irritation
  • acne
  • skin inflammation (dermatitis)
  • flaking skin

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.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

DERKETO is considered safe for use by pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

DERKETO is safe to use during breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

ALLERGY

Do not use if you are allergic to ketoconazole or any of its ingredients.

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are using any other products for scalp.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Ketoconazole
Pharmacological Category :   Antifungal
Therapeutic Indication :   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 DERKETO

Can DERKETO be used in pregnant women?

Yes. It is safe for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

How does DERKETO kill fungus?

It kills fungi by binding to the fungal p450 enzymes and stops the cells making ergosterol of the cell wall.

REFERENCES

1. Hadeer Sinawe; Damian Casadesus, Ketoconazole, [Revised on Jun 2020] [Accessed 11 Dec 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK559221/

2. Jan van cutsem; The antifungal activity of ketoconazole; [Revised on Jan 1983] [Accessed 11 Dec 2020] https://www.amjmed.com/article/0002-9343(83)90508-9/fulltext

3. K.D.Tripathi, Essentials of medical pharmacology, ANTIMICROBIAL DRUGS, Chapter 57 – ANTIFUNGAL DRUGS, 7th edition 2013, Page – 792.

4. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals s.r.o., U.S. Food and Drug Administration; [Revised on July 2013] [Accessed 11 Dec 2020] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2013/018533s040lbl.pdf

5. Janssen Pharmaceutica NV; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on July 2020] [Accessed 11 Dec 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.6456.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    120
    Ingredient
    KETOCONAZOLE 2 %
    Hsn Code
    30049029
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