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Ketocron 200mg Tab

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Ketocron Tablet is an anti-fungal medicine containing Ketoconazole as its active ingredient. It is used in treating serious fungal infections. Ketocron should only be used when other medicines have no...
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ContainsKetoconazole(200.0 Mg)
UsesFungal infection
Side effectHeadache, nausea, vomiting
ClassificationANTI-FUNGAL
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Uses of Ketocron 200 MG

Ketocron Tablet is used for the treatment of serious fungal infections in the body; when other medicines have not been effective enough.

Contraindications of Ketocron 200 MG

  • If you are allergic to Ketoconazole or any other ingredients of Ketocron Tablet.
  • If you are allergic to any other similar medicines (an antifungal medicine).
  • If you are suffering from any liver problems.
  • If you are suffering from heart problems like irregular heartbeats and are on medications (like quinidine, pimozide, cisapride, etc) for the same.
  • If you are taking medicines like simvastatin (used to lower blood cholesterol), ergotamine (used in migraine attacks), eplerenone (used in heart problems), midazolam (used in psychiatric illness).
  • If you are pregnant, think you may be or are planning a pregnancy.
  • If you are breastfeeding.

Side effects of Ketocron 200 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rash

Precautions and Warnings of Ketocron 200 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ketocron Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Ketocron Tablet should not be used during pregnancy as there is limited safety data available.
  • Proper birth control measures should be taken while consuming it.
  • It is essential to always consult a doctor before starting any medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ketocron Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
  • Ketocron Tablet should not be taken while breastfeeding as Ketoconazole passes into breastmilk.
  • It is important to consult the doctor before using any medication while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Ketocron Tablet?
A:
Ketocron Tablet may make you dizzy and feel sleepy. You should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ketocron Tablet?
A:
It is unsafe to consume alcohol while on treatment with Ketocron Tablet. Thus, you should strictly avoid alcohol intake.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You or any of your family member has any heart problems like abnormal heart rhythm, congenital long QT syndrome.
  • You have any problems with your liver or kidney.
  • You have a condition called adrenal insufficiency.
  • You have a habit of regularly consuming alcohol.
  • You suffer from an autoimmune disorder like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, etc.
  • Ketocron Tablet is not recommended for children below 12 years of age.

Mode of Action of Ketocron 200 MG

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Ketocron 200 MG

  • Ketocron Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It may be taken with your meal to avoid stomach discomfort.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.

Interactions of Ketocron 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Ketocron Tablet may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have...
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  • Ketocron Tablet should not be concomitantly used along with some medicines that lower your blood cholesterol (like simvastatin), some medicines that are used to treat your heart problems (like epleren...
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  • Ketocron Tablet should also not be used simultaneously along with medicines used for the allergies (like mizolastine), medicines used in migraine attacks (like ergometrine, ergotamine), medicines used...
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  • Avoid taking antacids or other medicines to treat acid indigestion like aluminium hydroxide for a minimum of 2 hours.
  • Keep a gap of at least 2 hours after taking antacids or other medicines to treat acid indigestion like aluminium hydroxide and this medicine.
  • Concomitant use of anticoagulants like warfarin along with Ketocron Tablet can increase the risk of bleeding. Thus, it should be cautiously used.

Storage and disposal of Ketocron 200 MG

  • Store Ketocron Tablets in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Discard unused medicine properly. Do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Ketocron 200 MG

Overdose

Seek urgent medical help if you feel you have taken too much Ketocron Tablets.

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Ketocron Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for the misse...
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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: Is Ketocron Tablet an antibiotic?

A: No, Ketocron Tablet is an antifungal medicine used to treat various fungal infections.
Product Details
Brand
KETOCRON
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
23/08/2022
Last Updated on: 07 May 2022 | 02:38 PM (IST)
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