NEW Ketokem 2% Shampoo 110ml

Fungal Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO contains Ketoconazole which belongs to the group of medicines called Antifungals. It is used to treat fungal infections on scalp and body such as dandruff, seborrheic dermatitis (a dry or oily scaling of the scalp and other parts of the body) and tinea versicolor.

These conditions can by itchy, caused by a fungus called ‘Malassezia’. Tinea versicolor is characterized by white to brown patches on the body that sometimes appear after exposure to the sun.

Before using NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO, inform your doctor if you have any liver problems or if you are using any steroids. NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO can be usually used by pregnant and breastfeeding women but consult your doctor for advice. NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO is not recommended for use in infants and children.

The most common side effects of using NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO are itching, stinging and dryness on the site of application. Call your doctor if any of the symptoms get worse.

USES OF NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO

Treats fungal infections like:

  • dandruff
  • seborrheic dermatitis
  • tinea versicolor

HOW NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO WORKS

NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO works by arresting growth in fungal cells thus, preventing growth and spread of the fungus throughout your body.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Use NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO as advised by your physician. It is for use on hair and skin only. Wet your hair and scalp thoroughly with water and apply sufficient amount of NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO to produce enough lather. Smoothly massage the lather over the entire scalp. Leave for 3-5 minutes, before washing off thoroughly.

If NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO accidentally gets in your eye, gently rinse your eyes with cold water. Do not swallow it. Your doctor will decide the right dose and duration of therapy for you according to your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO

COMMON

  • itching, stinging and dryness on the site of application

UNCOMMON

  • infection of the hair roots
  • increased production of tears
  • abnormal hair loss or thinning
  • dry skin, rash, burning feeling
  • your hair feeling different

RARE

  • taste impairment
  • irritation of the eyes
  • acne
  • flaking skin

Stop using NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • allergic reaction (swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue or throat which may cause trouble in swallowing or breathing)
  • severe irritation or reddening of the skin on the applied area
  • peeling or blistering of the skin

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Skin irritation or burning:

Do not share vessels, personal items or cosmetics with others. Use disinfectants on objects you use in public spaces, such as gym equipment. Drink sufficient water and have a nutritious diet. Do not use irritants or harsh chemicals. Sleep seven to eight hours every night. Use sunscreens to prevent sunburn and other sun damage. Wash hands regularly with soap and water.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO can generally be used in pregnant women, however, consult your doctor before using it.

BREASTFEEDING

NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO can generally be used in breastfeeding women, however, consult your doctor before using it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO is unlikely to affect your ability to drive or to use machinery.

LIVER

NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO is not recommended for use in patients with acute or chronic liver disease. Consult your doctor before using it.

ALLERGY

Do not use NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO if you are allergic to Ketoconazole or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Use in pediatrics:

NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO is not recommended for use in infants and children. Consult your child’s doctor for advice.

Use in geriatrics:

NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO should be used with caution in elderly patients. Consult your doctor before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before using NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO, inform your doctor if you are using the following medicine:

  • medicines used in inflammatory conditions (Ex. betamethasone, hydrocortisone)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally use too much of NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Ketoconazole
Pharmacological Category :   Azole antifungal
Therapeutic Indication :   Fungal infections
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Solution, Scalp solution, Cream, Gel, Lotion, Ointment, Shampoo, Soap, Body wash, Bar, Eye drops, Dusting powder, Scrub

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO out of reach of children
  • Do not store above 25°C

FAQs ABOUT NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO

Can NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO interact with other medicines?

Before using NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO, inform your doctor if you have been using steroid medicines such as betamethasone or hydrocortisone for a long period of time as these might interact with each other. You must gradually reduce their use over 2 to 3 weeks as you start to use NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO. Also inform your doctor if you are taking, have taken or might take any other medicine, including prescription, over the counter or any herbal medicine.

How often should I use NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO?

For dermatitis and dandruff, use NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO twice weekly for 2–4 weeks. For tinea, use once daily for maximum 5 days. However, the dose and duration might differ for each patient so, consult your doctor before using it. Your doctor will decide the right dose and duration of therapy for you according to your age, body weight and disease condition.

What if NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO gets in my eye?

Use NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO with care and avoid getting it in your eyes or mouth. If it gets in your eye, gently rinse your eyes with cold water. If any discomfort persists, consult your doctor.

What if I swallow NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO?

Accidental swallowing of small quantities of NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO is usually harmless but, consult your doctor or go to the nearest hospital immediately in case you swallow it.

What if I forget to use NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO?

If you forget to use NEW KETOKEM 2% SHAMPOO, use it as soon as you remember and then continue your treatment as usual. Do not use the medicine twice to make up for the missed treatment.

REFERENCES

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PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Ingredient
    KETOCONAZOLE 2%
    Hsn Code
    30049029
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