Ketafung Tablet 10'S

Fungal Rx required

MRP  ₹ 230.00 (Inclusive of all taxes) 10 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: East West Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd Country of Origin: NA

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  • KETAFUNG contains Ketoconazole
  • It works by inhibiting the activity of the enzymes responsible for the synthesis of cortisol and consequently is able to decrease the over-production of cortisol by your body and to improve the symptoms of Cushing’s syndrome
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
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What KETAFUNG is used for?

  • It is used to treat endogenous Cushing’s syndrome (when the body produces an excess of cortisol) in adults and adolescents above the age of 12 years

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor before taking KETAFUNG , if you:

  • are allergic to ketoconazole or to any imidazole antifungal, or to any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • have liver problems
  • have an irregular heart beat
  • Do not take KETAFUNG during pregnancy and breast-feeding
  • KETAFUNG is not recommended for use in children and adolescents under 12 years of age
  • This medicine may cause dizziness or somnolence
  • Do not drive or operate machines if you experience these symptoms

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • apixaban, cilostazol, warfarin used to prevent blood clots
  • maraviroc, indinavir, nevirapine used to treat HIV
  • vinca alkaloids, sunitinib, bortezomib used for cancer
  • telithromycin, rifampicin, clarithromycin used to treat infections
  • repaglinide, saxagliptin, tolbutamide used for diabetes
  • buspirone, aripipazole, haloperidol, reboxetine used for mental disorders
  • verapamil, digoxin, nadolol, aliskiren used to treat heart problems
  • carbamazepine, phenytoin used to treat fits
  • steroids such as budesonide, fluticasone, dexamethasone, methylprednisolone
  • fentanyl, buprenorphine (injection and sublingual), oxycodone used in severe pain
  • domperidone, aprepitant used for nausea and vomiting
  • naloxegol, medicine for treatment of constipation
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • The dose will be adapted to your condition with the aim to restore normal cortisol levels
  • The recommended initial dose is usually 600 mg per day taken orally (3 tablets per day in 3 divided times)
  • A daily dose from 400 mg per day (2 tablets) to 1200 mg per day (6 tablets) taken orally in 2 to 3 divided doses may be required to restore your normal cortisol levels
  • You should not take antacids (eg aluminium hydroxide) or other medicines for acid indigestion for at least 2 hours after the intake of KETAFUNG

If you take more KETAFUNG

  • If you have taken more than the prescribed dose of KETAFUNG, you must contact your doctor immediately

If you forget to take KETAFUNG

  • If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue as usual
  • Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose

If you stop taking KETAFUNG

  • If you stop your treatment with KETAFUNG your cortisol level may increase again, and your symptoms may come back
  • Therefore, do not stop taking KETAFUNG unless your doctor tells you
Very Rare

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them

  • liver problems
  • long-lasting severe headache or blurred vision
  • severe lack of appetite (anorexia)
  • weight loss
  • nausea or vomiting
  • unusual tiredness or fever
  • stomach pain 
  • muscle weakness
  • yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes
  • unusually dark urine or pale stools
  • adrenal insufficiency may occur
  • an elevated levels of liver enzymes in your blood
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • skin reactions (pruritus, rash)
  • allergic reactions which can, rarely, be serious
  • platelet count decreased
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • sleepiness
  • skin reactions (urticaria)
  • hair loss
  • fatigue
  • serious liver problems
  • fever
Additional Information

What is Cushing’s syndrome?

  • Cushing’s syndrome is caused by overproduction of a hormone called cortisol which is produced by the adrenal glands
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15-25ºC)
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Ketafung Tablet 10'S

Ketafung Tablet 10'S Mfr: East West Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.230.00
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