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    What is Ketol?

    Ketol Shampoo is used for Fungal infections, Fungal infection and other conditions. Ketol Shampoo may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
    Ketol Shampoo contains Ketoconazole Topical as an active ingredient.
    Ketol Shampoo works by interfering and weakening with the formation of the fungal cell membrane.
    Intas Pharma manufactures Ketol Shampoo.
    Detailed information related to Ketol Shampoo's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

    Ketol Shampoo Uses

    Ketol Shampoo is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
    References: 1
    Learn more: Uses

    Ketol Shampoo Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

    Ketol Shampoo improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
    References: 1

    Ketol Shampoo - Composition and Active Ingredients

    Ketol Shampoo is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
    Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

    Ketol Shampoo - Side-effects

    The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Ketol Shampoo. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
    If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
    References: 1
    Learn more: Side-effects

    Ketol Shampoo - Precautions & How to Use

    Before using Ketol Shampoo, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
    • Have or history of hepatic impairment, predisposition to adrenocortical insufficiency
    • Limit alcohol consumption
    • Take antacid 1 hour before or 2 hours after this drug
    • do not take by mouth. Consult with your doctor before using this medicine on open wounds, dry, chapped, irritated, or sun-burned skin.
    • wash your hands before and after applying Ketol Shampoo. Clean and dry the skin area to be treated.
    • do not wash the treated area after immediately applying Ketol Shampoo. Also avoid the use of other products on the treated area unless directed by your doctor.
    • applying an excessive amount may result in pilling. Use a thinner layer or lesser quantity of medicine to avoid pilling.
    • avoid getting this medication in your eyes or nose or mouth.

    Ketol Shampoo - Drug Interactions

    If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Ketol Shampoo may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Ketol Shampoo may interact with the following drugs and products:
    Learn more: Interactions

    Ketol Shampoo - Contraindications

    Hypersensitivity to Ketol Shampoo is a contraindication. In addition, Ketol Shampoo should not be used if you have the following conditions:
    • Astemizole
    • Cisapride
    • Hypersensitivity
    • Porphyria
    • Preexisting liver disease
    • Terfenadine
    Learn more: Contraindications

    Where to Buy Ketol Shampoo

    Click here to find nearby pharmacies/medical stores where you can buy Ketol Shampoo.

    Ketol Shampoo - Frequently asked Questions

    • Is Ketol Shampoo safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
      Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Is Ketol Shampoo safe while breastfeeding?
    • Can Ketol Shampoo be used for fungal infections and fungal infection?
      Yes, fungal infections and fungal infection are among the most common reported uses for Ketol Shampoo. Please do not use Ketol Shampoo for fungal infections and fungal infection without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Ketol Shampoo.
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
      If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Ketol Shampoo medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Ketol Shampoo. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
    • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
      Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
    • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
      Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

    Other important Information on Ketol Shampoo

    Missing a dose

    In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
    References: 2, 3, 4, 5

    Overdosage of Ketol Shampoo

    • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Ketol Shampoo, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
    • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
    • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
    References: 6, 7, 8

    Storage of Ketol Shampoo

    • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
    • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Ketol Shampoo.
    References: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Expired Ketol Shampoo

    • Taking a single dose of expired Ketol Shampoo is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
    References: 13, 14

    Dosage Information

    Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

    Questions - Ketol Shampoo

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    Ketol Shampoo - Packages and Strengths

    Ketol Shampoo is available in the following packages and strengths
    Ketol Shampoo - Packages: 100ML Shampoo
    Ketol Shampoo - Strengths: 2%

    Ketol Shampoo - Manufacturers

    The medicine is manufactured by the following companies

    Ketol Shampoo - Demographic Information


    1. Dailymed LABEL: KETOCONAZOLE- ketoconazole cream - Accessed: October 12, 2016.
    2. - Accessed: July 14, 2016.
    3. - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
    4. Cancer.Net (2014). - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
    5. Schachter, S.C., Shafer, P. O. &; Sirven, J.I. (2013). - Accessed: May 28, 2016.
    6. National Institute of Drug Abuse (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
    7. eMedicinehealth (2016). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
    8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
    9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    10. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    11. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    12. World Health Organization: - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
    13. Lyon, R. C., Taylor, J. S., Porter, D. A., et al. (2006) Stability profiles of drug products extended beyond labeled expiration dates. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; 95:1549-60 - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
    14. Harvard Medical School (2016). - Accessed: May 1, 2016.

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