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INTRODUCTION

KETOSCALP contains Ketoconazole which belongs to the group of medicines called antifungals. It is used to treat fungal and yeast infections of the skin in adults. 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 powder to infected skin twice a day (at night and in the morning). It is for external use only. If irritation or burning sensation occurs, consult your doctor, and stop using this medicine. It is recommended for the use in children and adolescents. 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.

USES OF KETOSCALP

  • Treat fungal infections in the body

HOW KETOSCALP WORKS

KETOSCALP 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 powder to infected skin twice a day (at night and in the morning). It is for external use only. If irritation or burning sensation occurs, consult your doctor, and stop using this medicine.

SIDE EFFECTS OF KETOSCALP

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.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

KETOSCALP is considered safe for use by pregnant women. It is advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

KETOSCALP is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

ALLERGY

Do not use if you are allergic to the medicine.

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are using any of the other topical medicines.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Ketoconazole
Pharmacological Category :   Antifungal
Therapeutic Indication :   Fungal infections
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 KETOSCALP

Can KETOSCALP 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 KETOSCALP 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. Franchesca D Choi, Margit L W Juhasz , Natasha Atanaskova Mesinkovska, Topical ketoconazole: a systematic review of current dermatological applications and future developments, [Revised on Dec 2019] [Accessed 11 Dec 2020] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30668185/

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

5. 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

6. Janssen Pharmaceutica NV; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Mar 2019] [Accessed 11 Dec 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.970.pdf

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