FAQs ABOUT KETOTOPIC GEL
Is KETOTOPIC GEL safe in breast-feeding women?
KETOTOPIC GEL is not recommended for use in breast-feeding woman as small amount of medicine may be passed to the baby. Consult your doctor before taking KETOTOPIC GEL.
What if KETOTOPIC GEL goes into my eyes or mouth?
Do not use KETOTOPIC GEL in or near your eyes or mouth. If it accidently gets into your eyes or mouth, rinse with plenty of clean water. Consult your doctor if you experience any discomfort.
Can I use other hygiene products like soaps and shampoo during treatment with KETOTOPIC GEL?
Certain hygiene products such as shampoo, after-shave, shower and bath gels, skin creams, lipsticks, anti-ageing creams, make-up removers and hair sprays contain an excipient called octocrylene (to delay product breakdown due to sunlight). Co-application of such octocrylene-containing products can cause skin reactions. Consult your doctor for advice.
How can I protect myself from sunlight during KETOTOPIC GEL treatment?
Do not expose the skin that has been treated with KETOTOPIC GEL to direct sunlight or sunbeds and wear protective clothing on the treated areas during treatment and 2 weeks after the treatment. Consult your doctor for advice.
Can I use KETOTOPIC GEL if I have any infection?
KETOTOPIC GEL may hide signs of infections like fever and pain. It is therefore possible that it may delay appropriate treatment of infection, which may increase the risk of complications. This has been observed in bacterial infections like pneumonia and skin infections related to chickenpox. If you take this medicine while you have an infection and your infection symptoms persist or worsen, consult a doctor immediately.