Ketoconazole Cream



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Ketoconazole 2%w/w (Cream Base) – Ketoconazole is used to treat yeast or fungal infections. It works by killing fungi or yeast or stopping their growth. 

Ketoconazole cream is used to treat:

  • Athlete’s foot (tinea pedis; tinea pedis);
  • Ringworm of the body (tinea corporis);
  • Ringworm of the groin (tinea cruris; jock itch);
  • Seborrheic dermatitis;
  • “Sun fungus” (tinea versicolor; multicolored powdery mildew); And
  • Yeast infection of the skin (cutaneous candidiasis).

How To Use Ketoconazole Cream

  • This medicine is for external use only.
  • Wash hands only before use. 
  • Do not use it on healthy skin or large areas of skin. 
  • Keep this medicine out of your eyes. 
  • If so, rinse thoroughly with cold tap water. Use it as directed on the label at the same times each day. 
  • Do not use it more often than directed or for longer than prescribed by your healthcare team. Continue taking the medicine until your healthcare team tells you to stop. 
  • On the afflicted area, apply a thin layer and gently rub it in. Do not bandage or wrap the area to be treated unless otherwise instructed by your healthcare team.
  • Talk with your healthcare team about using this medication in children. Special attention may be required.
  • If you think you have taken too much of this medication, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately.

Benefits Of Ketoconazole Cream

Some potential benefits of ketoconazole cream include:

Antifungal effects: Ketoconazole is an antifungal medication that is effective against a variety of fungal infections, including ringworm, athlete’s foot, eczema, and yeast infections such as candidiasis.

Reduces itching and redness: The cream can reduce itching, scaling, and redness associated with fungal skin infections, helping to reduce discomfort and improve the appearance of affected areas.

Treatment of seborrheic dermatitis: Ketoconazole cream is also used to treat seborrheic dermatitis, a common skin condition that causes redness, itching, and peeling on the scalp and other areas of the body.

Convenience: The cream’s formula allows for easy application to the affected skin area, making it convenient for the treatment of fungal infections.

Prescription and over-the-counter availability: Depending on the strength and formulation, ketoconazole cream may be available in both over-the-counter and prescription forms, providing accessibility for those with different needs. Together.

Side Effects Of Ketoconazole Cream

  • Irritation
  • dryness or
  • redness of the treated skin.
  • stinging
  • swelling
  • Itching

Precautions Of Ketoconazole Cream

  • Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to ketoconazole or any other creams, or shampoos. 
  • If you use the cream, tell your doctor if you are allergic to sulfites. 
  • Tell your doctor and pharmacist about the prescription and nonprescription drugs, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you take. 
  • Your doctor may need to change your medication dosage or monitor you carefully for side effects. 
  • Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had any medical problems. 
  • If you plan to use the cream, tell your doctor if you have or have ever had asthma. 
  • Inform your physician if you are nursing a baby, intend to get pregnant, or are already pregnant If you become pregnant while using ketoconazole, call your doctor.
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