Ketoven Cream 30gm

Fungal
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INTRODUCTION

KETOVEN contains Ketoconazole which belongs to the group of medicines called antifungals. It is used to treat infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, and seborrhea (dry, flaking skin or dandruff). 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 medicine onto to the affected area or as directed by physician. It is for external use only. It is recommended for the use in children and adolescents. Do not take this medicine, if you have eye infections. 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 KETOVEN

  • Treat infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, and seborrhea (dry, flaking skin or dandruff)

HOW KETOVEN WORKS

KETOVEN 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 onto the affected area or as directed by physician. It is for external use only.

SIDE EFFECTS OF KETOVEN

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

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

BREASTFEEDING

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

ALLERGY

Do not take if you are allergic to the medicine.

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are using any other cream, ointment or lotion on your skin infection that contains a steroids.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Ketoconazole
Pharmacological Category :   Antifungal
Therapeutic Indication :   Treat 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 KETOVEN

Can KETOVEN 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 KETOVEN 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 Mar 2019] [Accessed 11 Dec 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.970.pdf

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    Country Of Origin
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