Ketocip Shampoo 1%
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Ketocip Shampoo 1% is an anti-fungal which is used to treat a variety of infections caused by fungi. It is recommended when no other safer alternatives are available due to the risk of the liver injury. Do not take this medicine if you have a known allergy to it.
Ketocip Shampoo 1% Details
Composition = Ketoconazole
Dosage = 1%
Indication = Dandruff Treatment
Manufacturer = Cipla Ltd.
What Is Ketocip Shampoo 1%?
Ketocip Shampoo 1% is used for fungal infections, fungal infection, Yeast infections of skin and other conditions. Ketocip Shampoo 1% may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Ketocip Shampoo 1% contains Ketoconazole Topical as an active ingredient.
Ketocip Shampoo 1% works by interfering and weakening with the formation of the fungal cell membrane.
How Does Ketocip Shampoo 1% Work?
Ketocip Shampoo 1% 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?
Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use.
Dosage Of Ketocip Shampoo 1%
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Side Effects Of Ketocip Shampoo 1%
Hair loss or thinning of the hair
Increased sensitivity of the eyes to sunlight
Hair loss or thinning of the hair
Yellow colored eyes or skin
Drug To Drug Interaction
Alprazolam = Report the usage of either of the drugs to the doctor so that suitable dosage adjustments can be suggested. Monitoring of blood levels might be required in some cases. Symptoms like drowsiness and difficulty in breathing should be reported immediately to the doctor.
Cisapride = Use of Ketocip Shampoo 1% while you are taking Cisapride is not recommended. Inform your doctor about the usage of Cisapride so that suitable replacement for Ketocip Shampoo 1% could be prescribed.
Clopidogrel = Inform your doctor about the usage of either of these medicines. Dosage adjustments for Clopidogrel might be required in such cases.
Erythromycin = Usage of Ketocip Shampoo 1% along with Erythromycin is not recommended. Inform your doctor about the usage of either of these medicines. Your doctor might prescribe alternative medicines where the risks of side effects are minimal. Immediate medical attention might be required if you feel dizzy, have shortness of breath and feel discomfort in the chest.
Warfarin = Usage of Ketocip Shampoo 1% along with Warfarin is recommended only after dosage adjustment. Safety monitoring is a must in such cases. Signs and symptoms like headache, presence of blood in vomit and urine, weakness, unusual bleeding should be reported immediately.
Atorvastatin = Use of Ketocip Shampoo 1% with Atorvastatin is not recommended. Inform your doctor about the usage of either of these medicines so that suitable replacement could be suggested. Symptoms like muscle pain and weakness coupled with fever, joint pain and chills should be reported immediately.
While Tacking Ketocip Shampoo 1%
Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
Have or history of hepatic impairment, predisposition to adrenocortical insufficiency
Limit alcohol consumption
Take antacid 1 hour before or 2 hours after this drug
Do not take by mouth. Consult with your doctor before using this medicine on open wounds, dry, chapped, irritated, or sun-burned skin.
Wash your hands before and after applying Ketocip Shampoo 1%. Clean and dry the skin area to be treated.
Do not wash the treated area after immediately applying Ketocip Shampoo 1%. Also avoid the use of other products on the treated area unless directed by your doctor.
Applying an excessive amount may result in pilling. Use a thinner layer or lesser quantity of medicine to avoid pilling.
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes or nose or mouth.
Pregnancy = Ketocip Shampoo is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.
Breast-feeding = Ketocip Shampoo is not recommended for use during breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine. Do not breastfeed for at least 5 hours after the dose to reduce the risk of exposure.
Liver injury = Ketocip Shampoo 1% can cause severe liver injury when high doses are used. Any known incidence of liver disease should be reported to the doctor. Dosage adjustments and safety monitoring might be required in such cases.
QT prolongation = Ketocip Shampoo 1% may increase the QT prolongation. This risk is more if coadministered with other medicines that can cause QT prolongation. Close monitoring of heart function is necessary.
Kidney disease = Ketocip Shampoo 1% may decrease the adrenal corticosteroid secretion when high doses are used. The recommended dose should not exceed 400 mg. Close monitoring of adrenal function is necessary.
Uses Of Ketocip Shampoo 1%
Ketocip Shampoo 1% is used in the treatment of dandruff.
Storage Of Ketocip Shampoo 1%
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Ketocip Shampoo 1%.