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Kansel 2% Gel

Manufactured byPalson Drug
ContainsClotrimazole
Description
Kansel 2% Gel is an antifungal medication used to treat infections caused by fungi and certain yeasts such as athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm infections, etc. This medicine is not recommended for use if you are known allergic to it.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Kansel 2% Gel

  • Skin rash
  • Redness of the skin
  • Dry or scaly skin

Uses of Kansel 2% Gel

What is it prescribed for?

  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tinea Cruris
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Cutaneous Candidiasis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is relatively safe for use until the first trimester of pregnancy. However, they should be used only if clearly needed and only under the supervision of your doctor. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to clotrimazole or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is relatively safe for use until the first trimester of pregnancy. However, they should be used only if clearly needed and only under the supervision of your doctor. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

External use only

This medicine is recommended for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes, mucous membranes, or open wounds.

Skin irritation

This medicine has the potential of causing an allergic reaction in the body. Any instance indicative of allergic reactions should be reported to the doctor in the first instance. Appropriate corrective measures or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Missed Dose

Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

An overdose of this medicine is not likely to cause severe symptoms. However, the ingestion of this medicine may cause harm and immediate medical intervention may be required.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Apply a thin layer of the gel to the affected area as instructed by the doctor. Follow all the usage instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Do not apply in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Do not cover the application area with bandages or other coverings unless specifically instructed by the doctor.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine stops the growth of fungi by disrupting certain vital processes in the cell.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Topical antifungals

Schedule

OTC

Clotrimazole - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2019 [cited 23 October 2019]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00257

[Internet]. Palsonsderma.com. 2019 [cited 19 November 2019]. Available from:

https://www.palsonsderma.com/kansel-ds-gel-ds-lotion
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Information on this page was last updated on 20 Nov 2019

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