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Keticon Cream 15gm

By GARY PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
15g Cream in Tube
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Ketoconazole(2.0 %)
Therapeutic classification
TOPICAL ANTI-FUNGAL
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Medical Description

Keticon Cream is a topical anti-fungal medicine. It is used to treat fungal skin infections such as ringworm, fungal infections between the toes, inner thighs, private parts, etc. Keticon contains ket...
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Uses of Keticon 2 %

Keticon Cream is used in treating fungal skin infections like athlete's foot (infections between the toes), ringworm, oral thrush (infection of the mouth), jock itch (skin infection in the skin of pri...
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Contraindications of Keticon 2 %

  • If you are allergic to ketoconazole or any other ingredients of Keticon Cream.
  • If you are suffering from any eye infections.

Side effects of Keticon 2 %

Burning sensation, irritation, redness, itching, peeling or dryness at the area Keticon Cream is applied.

Precautions and Warnings of Keticon 2 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Keticon Cream during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited safety data available about the use of this medicine in pregnant women. Hence, it should not be used unless it is prescribed by a doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Keticon Cream while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited safety data available about the use of this medicine in breastfeeding mothers. Hence, it is essential to consult your doctor before using this medicine while breastfeeding. Avoid using it in areas near the breast in case it is prescribed.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Keticon Cream?
A:
Keticon Cream is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Keticon Cream?
A:
No interaction has been established between alcohol and Keticon Cream.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have recently used a topical preparation (cream, Cream, gel, etc) containing steroids to treat your skin infection.
  • You experience any skin allergies after using this medicine.
  • You have open wounds, cuts, burns or aberrations on your skin.
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition. Contact your doctor immediately.
  • Avoid using this medicine for a prolonged period.
  • Keticon Cream is not recommended for patients below the age of 18 years.

Mode of Action of Keticon 2 %

How Does It Work?

Ketoconazole in Keticon Cream works by interfering with the cell membranes of fungi, stopping their growth and eventually causing their death.

Directions for Use of Keticon 2 %

  • Keticon Cream is meant for external use only.
  • Use it as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Clean and dry the infected area well.
  • Apply it on a healthy skin surface, free from cuts and wounds.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Keticon 2 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since Keticon Cream is to be used externally on the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines, over-the-counter medicatio...
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Storage and disposal of Keticon 2 %

Keticon Cream should be stored at room temperature, protected from moisture and heat. Keep it out of the reach and sight of children and pets.

Dosage of Keticon 2 %

Overdose

As Keticon Cream is meant for external application, cases of an overdose are unlikely. However, excessive use may cause burning sensation, skin redness or swelling. Contact your doctor if you experien...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Keticon Cream, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over-apply this medicine to compensate for the missed application.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop using Ketoconazole Cream if symptoms of allergy go away?

A: No, you should use Keticon Cream for the exact duration as prescribed by your doctor. Stopping it in between the treatment may revert the allergic symptoms.

Q: Can I apply Keticon Cream on face?

A: Your face skin is very delicate and thin. Therefore, you should always consult your doctor before using it directly on your face. The doctor will prescribe you the appropriate medicine after diagnosis.
Product Details
Brand
KETICON
Expires on or After
13/08/2022

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ContainsKetoconazole(2.0 %)
UsesSkin fungal infection
Side effectsBurning sensation, irritation, redness, itching, peeling or dryness at the site of application
Last Updated on: 06 May 2022 | 08:22 PM (IST)
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