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Ketoford Tube Of 15gm Cream
Ketoford Tube Of 15gm Cream

Ketoford Tube Of 15gm Cream

15g Cream in Tube
MRP 90.00
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Ketoford 2 %W/W Description

Ketoford cream is a topical antifungal medicine. It is used to treat fungal skin infections such as ringworm and fungal infections between the toes, inner thighs and private parts. Ketoford contains ketoconazole as its active ingredient.

Before and after applying Ketoford cream, wash your hands and keep the affected area clean and dry. Avoid contact with the eye. It should be used as prescribed by your doctor for the defined duration. Ketoford 2% cream should be used regularly to get the optimal benefit. Do not stop applying Ketofrod cream, even if you start feeling better.

Nizral cream and Candid KZ cream also contain ketoconazole as the main component. To eradicate the infection from the body, you need to complete the entire course of treatment. Inform your doctor if you have any other medical condition and are on medication for the same or if the infection worsens.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹63.00
You Save₹27.00 (30% on MRP)
ContainsKetoconazole(2.0 %W/W)
UsesSkin fungal infections
Side effectsBurning sensation, irritation, redness, itching, peeling or dryness of skin
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Uses of Ketoford 2 %W/W

Ketoford 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 pr...
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Contraindications of Ketoford 2 %W/W

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

Side effects of Ketoford 2 %W/W

Burning sensation, irritation, redness, itching, peeling or dryness at the area Ketoford cream is applied.

Precautions and Warnings of Ketoford 2 %W/W



Can I use Ketoford cream during pregnancy?
There is limited safety data available about the use of Ketoford cream in pregnant women. Hence, it should not be used unless it is prescribed by a doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Ketoford cream while breastfeeding?
There is limited safety data available about the use of this medicine in breastfeeding mothers. Hence, it is very important to consult your doctor before using Ketoford cream while breastfeeding. Avoid using it in areas near the breast in case it is prescribed.


Can I drive if I have applied Ketoford cream?
Yes, Ketoford 2% cream is unlikely to affect one's ability to drive since this cream is to be applied over the skin area.


Can I consume alcohol with Ketoford cream?
No interaction has been established between alcohol and Ketoford cream.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have recently used a topical preparation (cream, lotion, 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 aberration on your skin.
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition. Contact your doctor immediately.
  • Avoid using this medicine for a prolonged period.
  • Ketoford cream is not recommended for patients below the age of 18 years.

Directions for Use of Ketoford 2 %W/W

  • Ketoford cream is meant for external use only.
  • Use it as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.
  • Clean and dry the infected area well.
  • Apply it on a healthy skin surface, free from cuts and wounds.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Storage and disposal of Ketoford 2 %W/W

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

Quick Tips of Ketoford 2 %W/W

  • Ketoford cream treats superficial fungal and yeast infections of the skin. It is a medicated antifungal cream.
  • You may experience side effects like peeling of the skin, itching, irritation and redness of the skin after using the Ketoford cream. However, not everyone gets them.
  • Do not stop using Ketoford cream abruptly, as it may result in treatment failure and increase the risk of re-infection.
  • You must not share the cream with anyone, as fungal infections pass from person to person through direct skin contact, clothes or contact with contaminated surfaces or objects.
  • Avoid using it for children as their skin is sensitive and delicate.

Dosage of Ketoford 2 %W/W


As Ketoford 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 experie...
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Missed a Dose

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

Mode of Action of Ketoford 2 %W/W

How Does It Work?

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

Interactions of Ketoford 2 %W/W

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since Ketoford 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 medicati...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Ketoford cream be used in children?

A: No, Ketoford cream is not recommended for children and adolescents due to the lack of safety data available.

Q: Can I stop using Ketoford cream if symptoms of allergy go away?

A: No, you should use Ketoford cream for the exact duration as prescribed by your doctor. Stopping the treatment in between may increase the risk of re-infection and treatment failure.

Q: What should I do if my eyes come in contact with Ketoford cream?

A: If you get any medicine in your eyes, rinse with water thoroughly. Keep your eyes open when you rinse.

Q: For how many days should I use Ketoford cream?

A: Your doctor will decide the duration of the application. Do not stop applying Ketoford cream on your own. If there is no improvement in your infection or wound after 14 days of use, consult with your doctor.

Q: Can I Use Ketoford cream for athlete's foot?

A: Yes, an athlete's foot infection is caused due to fungus and it mainly affects the areas between the toes. Ketoford 2% cream acts against tinea pedis, the fungus causing foot fungal infections.

Q: What is Ketoford cream used for?

A: Ketoford cream is used to treat 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 private parts, inner thighs and buttocks), etc.
Last Updated on: 16 January 2024 | 12:42 PM (IST)

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