Ketoconazole is an azole antifungal that is used in severe fungal infections. It is used to treat athlete’s foot, ringworm, jock itch, tinea, and also sometimes in pityriasis. Iodochlorhydroxyquinoline and Tolnaftate are also used in creams. which are also antifungal drugs.
Directions of use
- Use this medication on the skin only. Clean and thoroughly dry the area to be treated. Apply this medication to the affected skin, usually twice a day or as directed by your doctor.
- The dosage and length of treatment depend on the type of infection being treated. Do not apply this more often than prescribed. Your condition will not clear faster, but side effects may be increased.
- Apply enough medication to cover the affected area and some of the surrounding skin. After applying this medication, wash your hands.
- Do not wrap, cover or bandage the area unless directed to do so by your doctor.
- Do not apply this medication to the eyes, nose, mouth, or vagina.
- Use this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. Remember to use it at the same time each day.
- Continue to use this medication until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear after starting.
- Stopping the medication too early may allow the fungus to continue to grow, which may result in a relapse of the infection.
- Inform your doctor if your condition lasts or gets worse.
Uses of Ketolescab Ointment
- Treats Athlete’s foot
- Useful in treating Ringworm
- Helpful in Jock itch
- Relives Tinea
- It is also useful sometimes in pityriasis.
- Burning, stinging, swelling, irritation, redness, pimple-like bumps, tenderness, or flaking of the treated skin may occur. If any of these effects last or get worse, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
- If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, remember that your doctor has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.
- Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including blistering, oozing, or open sores.
- A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including rash, itching/swelling especially of the face/tongue/throat, severe dizziness, or trouble breathing.
- Before using Ketolescab cream, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it or if you have any other allergies.
- This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
- Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history.
- During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
- It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
Ques. How should you use Ketolescab Ointment?
Ans. Use this medication on the skin only. Clean and thoroughly dry the area to be treated. Apply this medication to the affected skin, usually twice a day or as directed by your doctor. Apply enough medication to cover the affected area and some of the surrounding skin. After applying this medication, wash your hands.
Ques. Can it be used more than recommended?
Ans. This cream should not be used more than recommended, always before doing so. It is always nice to consult the doctor, rather than being your own doctor.
Ques. What conditions does this cream treats?
Ans. Diaper rash
- Inflammation and infection of nail cuticle
- Ringworm of the groin area
- athlete’s foot
- Ringworm of the body
- A fungal infection of the skin called tinea versicolor
- Skin infection due to the fungus Candida