Ketoconazole 2% w/w (CREAM BASE)
Ketoconazole Cream is for topical administration only that comprises a broad-spectrum synthetic antifungal agent Ketoconazole 2%. The medication is the most powerful ever formulated used to treat skin infections such as athlete’s foot, jock itch, ringworm, and seborrhea (dry, flaking skin or dandruff).
Moreover, the drug formulation is used to treat a skin condition called pityriasis (tinea versicolor). Ptyriasis is a fungal infection that causes a lightening or darkening in the skin of the neck, chest, legs, or arms. It works by preventing, the growth of fungus and killing bacteria responsible.
Common Side-effects of Ketoconazole Cream
The drug combination is the most effective drug formulation but being effective it also causes some common side-effects which are:
- and Dryness.
Therefore, these are some temporary side-effects caused by Ketoconazole Cream.
Precaution while using Ketoconazole Cream
The drug combination should be used as prescribed by your doctor to get maximum advantages. But you should use some cautions also while Ketoconazole Cream which are:
- To get maximum benefits from it use the medication on a regular basis.
- Don’t use more than needed as it may increase the side-effects.
- Never use the medicine longer than your doctor has told you.
- Inform your doctor if your condition doesn’t improve after 2 to 4 weeks of treatment.