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Novale 2% Bar 75gm

75g Soap in Wrap

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Ketoconazole(2.0 %)
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Medical Description

Novale Soap contains Ketoconazole as an active ingredient, It is a medicated antifungal soap. Ketoconazole works by inhibiting the synthesis of certain chemicals in fungal and thus inhibits their grow...
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Uses of Novale 2% Bar 75gm

Novale Soap is used for the treatment of fungal infections.

Contraindications of Novale 2% Bar 75gm

Known allergy to Ketoconazole or any ingredient of this soap.

Side effects of Novale 2% Bar 75gm

  • Itching
  • Loss of hair
  • Peeling
  • Blistering
  • Irritation
  • Redness

Precautions and Warnings of Novale 2% Bar 75gm



Can I use Novale Soap during pregnancy?
There is limited information regarding the safety of the usage of Novale Soap on pregnant women. Hence, it should not be used until prescribed by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Novale Soap while breastfeeding?
There is limited information regarding the safety of the usage of Novale Soap in lactating mothers. Hence, it is very important to consult the doctor before using this soap while breastfeeding. Avoid using it in areas near the breast in case it is prescribed.


Can I drive if I have used Novale Soap?
Novale Soap is applied topically on skin and thus less likely to affect individuals driving ability.


Can I consume alcohol while using Novale Soap?
There is no known interaction known between alcohol and topical Ketoconazole.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any skin allergies after the application of Novale Soap.
  • You are using steroid-containing topical preparation (cream, powder, gel, etc.).
  • You have open wounds, cuts, burns or aberration on your skin.
  • This soap is not meant for use in children as their skin is sensitive and delicate.
  • Avoid using it for a prolonged duration and if there is not an improvement in your condition.

Mode of Action of Novale 2% Bar 75gm

How Does It Work?

The medicinal component of Novale Soap is Ketoconazole. Ketoconazole is an antifungal medication and it works by inhibiting the formation of an important component of the fungal cell membrane. This af...
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Directions for Use of Novale 2% Bar 75gm

  • Wet the affected area and apply generously
  • Gently work up a lather using a circular motion
  • Rinse with water and repeat if desired
  • Avoid getting the soap in the mouth, eyes and nose

Interactions of Novale 2% Bar 75gm

Interactions with other medicines

Novale Soap is meant for topical application and thus, the interaction with other medicines taken orally is unlikely. However, it can interact with other medicines or products applied topically. Avoid...
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Storage and disposal of Novale 2% Bar 75gm

  • Store at room temperature in a cool and dry place
  • Keep it out of the reach of children or pets

Dosage of Novale 2% Bar 75gm


Excessive application of Novale Soap may result in a burning sensation, redness of the skin or swelling. If you experience any unusual symptoms after the application of this soap, contact your doctor.

Missed a Dose

Since this a medicated soap, the missed application does not have much significance. Avoid missing application of this soap for best results and easy recovery from infection.

Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I use Novale Soap on the face?

A: Yes, it can be used on the face. However, care should be taken that the soap does not go into the eyes, nose and mouth.

Q: Can I use Novale Soap on the scalp for my dandruff?

A: Yes, Novale Soap can be used to reduce the scaling, flaking and itching associated with dandruff.

Q: Can I use Novale Soap in the vaginal area?

A: No, Novale Soap should not be used in the vaginal area. The vaginal area is delicate and sensitive and soap can be harsh on that. Also, it is pH sensitive and this soap may alter it and affect the normal microbial flora.

Q: Can I use Novale Soap for ringworm infection?

A: Yes, Novale Soap can be used for ringworm infection on the body.

Q: Does Novale Soap contain steroids?

A: No, Novale Soap does not contain steroids. It contains Ketoconazole, an antifungal agent.

Q: How can we prevent fungal infections?

  • Fungal infections can be prevented by practising good hygiene.
  • Avoid sharing clothing, towels and undergarments.
  • Wear clean and fresh clothes and avoid wearing tight-fitting clothes.
  • After bathing or swimming, clean and dry the body using a fresh towel.
  • Avoid walking barefoot in public places and wash your feet after removing shoes.
  • Stay away from animals showing signs of fungal infection like loss of fur and itching.
  • Keep your nails trimmed and make sure you use clean nail accessories.
  • Before going for any foot treatment, please check if the instruments are sterilized.
Last Updated on: 20 Mar 2021 | 09:44 AM (IST)
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