Dandrop Lotion


Dandrop Lotion shampoo contains the 2 active ingredients ketoconazole and zing pyrithinone. The medicated shampoo can be used to treat certain fungal or yeast infections of the scalp.


Generic Ketoconazole
Manufacturer Alkem Laboratories Ltd
Pharmaceutical Lotion
Strength 2% + 1%
Pack Size Price Price Per Unit Quantity Add To Cart
3 bottle/s $24.00 $8.00 add to cart
6 bottle/s $42.00 $7.00 add to cart
9 bottle/s $54.00 $6.00 add to cart


Dandrop Lotion

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Dandrop Lotion shampoo contains the 2 active ingredients ketoconazole and zing pyrithinone. The medicated shampoo can be used to treat certain fungal or yeast infections of the scalp. It works by preventing the process of fungal growth and allowing the immune system to fight the infection. It is mainly used to treat conditions such as dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis.

Dandrop Lotion Details

Composition = Ketoconazole + Zinc

Dosage = 2% + 1%

Indication = Fungal skin infections

Manufacturer = Alkem Laboratories Ltd

What Is Dandrop Lotion?

Dandrop Lotion helps in the treatment of fungal and yeast infections of the body. It belongs to the drug group known as azole antifungals. The medication prevents the growth of various types of fungi by disrupting the production of the membranes that surrounds the fungal cells. It is available in the form of a tablet that can be taken orally.

How Does Dandrop Lotion Work?

Dandrop Lotion is an antifungal. It works by inhibiting the synthesis of ergosterol which is a important component of fungi cell membrane by inhibiting cytochrome P-450 dependent enzyme lanosterol 14α-demethylase responsible for the conversion of lanosterol to ergosterol, thus helps in inhibiting the growth of the organism.

What Is Route Of Administration?

Dandrop Lotion is usually applied topically 1 to 2 times per day or as otherwise directed by a doctor. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage and length of treatment as it will depend on the patient’s condition and their response to the therapy.

The shampoo should be applied to a wet scalp and massaged until it creates a lather that covers the affected area. Leave the medication in for a few minutes before washing it off. Do not discontinue the treatment without consulting a doctor as prematurely stopping the therapy may cause a severe relapse of the infection.

Dosage Of Dandrop Lotion

Dandrop Lotion shampoo

Side Effects Of Dandrop Lotion


Blurred vision

Chest pain


Fast heartbeat


Increased sensitivity of the eyes to sunlight

Pale skin

Yellow colored eyes or skin

Joint pain

Skin rash



Hair loss or thinning of the hair

Blisters on scalp

Oily or dry hair

Drug To Drug Interaction

Erythromycin for bacterial infections

Astemizole for allergies

Cisapride for heartburn

Medicines to thin your blood (e.g. warfarin)

Rifabutin or rifampicin (for tuberculosis) or other anti-fungal medicines (including ketoconazole)

Medicines to reduce cholesterol (e.g. statins)

Medicines for high blood pressure, water tablets (diuretics) or for heart problems

Amiodarone (used for rhythm disorders)

While Tacking Dandrop Lotion


Dandrop Lotion (Ketoconazole/Zinc Pyrithinone) is only meant for external use and should be kept away from sensitive areas such as the mucous membranes. This medication should not be applied to skin that is broken or damaged, to patients under the age of eighteen, or allergic to any of its ingredients. You are also advised to inform your physician of any other chronic health conditions you have that may cause unexpected complications during use.

Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Dandrop Lotion (Ketoconazole/Zinc Pyrithinone). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.

As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.

Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.


Pregnancy = Dandrop Lotion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human   studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please              consult your doctor.

Uses Of Dandrop Lotion

Dandrop Lotion (Ketoconazole/Zinc Pyrithinone) is an anti-fungal medication which is similar to other Imidazoles such as Clotrimazole, Miconazole, and Itraconazole. This treatment also contains aloevera, p-collagen, and panthenol which arebeneficial to the scalp and hair. It is used to treat certain yeast infections and fungal infections such as dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis (flaky, scaly, and/or greasy scalp, chest, or groin).

Storage Of Dandrop Lotion

Store this medicine at room temperature. Keep away from sunlight and children.

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