KETONEXT contains Ketoconazole which belongs to the group of medicines called antifungals. It is used to treat fungal infections of the scalp and body such as dandruff, dry or greasy scaling of the scalp and other parts of the body called seborrhoeic dermatitis.
It works by killing the fungus and stopping it from coming back. This medicine binds to the fungal p450 enzymes and stops the cells making ergosterol of the cell wall which is necessary for them to grow.
Apply the medicine as directed by physician. It is for external use only. It is recommended for the use in children and adolescents. Do not use KETONEXT, if you have eye infections.
It is considered safe to use in pregnant or breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using this medicine. Tell your doctor if you are using any of the other topical medicines. The most side effects include burning sensation, irritation and reddening of the skin.
Ketonext Shampoo is an antifungal medicine used to treat fungal infections of the skin. It works by killing the fungus that causes the infections. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane.
Ketonext Shampoo should be used in the dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. This medicine should be used regularly to get the most benefit from it. Do not use more than you need, it will not clear your condition faster and may only increase the side effects.
Do not use it for longer than your doctor has told you to and let him or her know if your condition does not improve after 2 to 4 weeks of treatment. Make sure not to leave it on the scalp for more than 5 minutes.
The most common side effects of using this medicine include dryness, hair discoloration, and abnormal hair texture. These are not usually serious, but you should call your doctor if you think you might have a severe allergic reaction.
Signs of this include rash, swelling of the lips, throat or face, swallowing or breathing problems, feeling dizzy or faint, and nausea. Get emergency help if this happens. Avoid direct contact with your eyes. In the case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water, and seek immediate medical attention.
It is not likely that other medicines you take by mouth or injection will affect the way this medicine works, but talk to your doctor before using it if you have recently used another cream that contains a steroid or had an allergic reaction to another antifungal medicine.
This medicine should only be used if it is clearly needed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Ask your doctor if it is safe. Read more: Ketonext Shampoo
USES OF KETONEXT:
Treat fungal infections of the scalp and body such as dandruff, dry or greasy scaling of the scalp and other parts of the body called seborrhoeic dermatitis
HOW KETONEXT WORKS:
KETONEXT binds to the fungal p450 enzymes and stops the cells making ergosterol of the cell wall which is necessary for them to grow.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Apply the medicine as directed by physician. It is for external use only. Wet your hair and apply KETONEXT on scalp and massage into a lather. Leave it for 3 ? 5 minutes and rinse thoroughly.
SIDE EFFECTS OF KETONEXT 60ML:
Allergic reactions including swelling of face, lips, tongue or throat
Severe irritation or reddening of the skin
Peeling or blistering of the skin
Skin inflammation (dermatitis)
HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS:
Avoid bath in hot water because hot water can irritate the skin. Moisturizers can be used regular basis to soothe and hydrate the affected area.
WARNING & PRECAUTION:
KETONEXT is considered safe for use by pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
KETONEXT is safe to use during breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Do not use if you are allergic to ketoconazole or any of its ingredients.
Tell your doctor if you are using any other products for scalp.
Drug : Ketoconazole
Pharmacological Category : Antifungal
Therapeutic Indication : Fungal infection
Dosage Forms :
Tablet, Cream, Gel, Ointment, Lotion, Soap, Dusting powder
Store at room temperature 15-25°C and keep out of reach of children.
FAQs ABOUT KETONEXT:
Q: Can KETONEXT be used in pregnant women?
A: Yes. It is safe for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Q: How does KETONEXT kill fungus?
A: It kills fungi by binding to the fungal p450 enzymes and stops the cells making ergosterol of the cell wall.
BENEFITS OF KETONEXT SHAMPOO
In Treatment of Fungal infections
The dose and duration of treatment will depend on what you are being treated for. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.
SIDE EFFECTS OF KETONEXT SHAMPOO
Common side effects of Ketonext
- Hair discoloration
- Abnormal hair texture
- Abdominal pain
- Increased liver enzymes
- Application site redness
- Abnormal liver function tests
- Adrenal insufficiency
- Application site burning
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