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Keto Dusting Powder

Manufactured byMed Manor Organics Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsKetoconazole (2 %w/w) + Allantoin (0.2 %w/w)
Description
Keto Dusting Powder is used to treat skin fungal infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm and other fungal infections caused due to excessive sweating. It also relieves symptoms such as burning, itching, cracking of the skin and discomfort caused by these infections.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Keto Dusting Powder

  • Pale skin
  • Skin rash
  • Skin irritation
  • Redness of skin
  • Burning or stinging sensation

Uses of Keto Dusting Powder

What is it prescribed for?

  • Skin fungal infections
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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 not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. 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. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

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

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. 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. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

External use

This medicine is recommended for external use only. Avoid contact with the mouth and eyes. Do not use this medicine on deep or puncture wounds, animal bites, and serious burns.

Use only in confirmed infection

This medicine should not be used until the infection is diagnosed by a doctor. Other diseases may also show similar symptoms.

Missed Dose

This medicine is usually used on an as-needed basis. If you are on a scheduled dosing regimen of this medicine, 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.
This medicine is meant for external use only. Follow all usage instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Consult the doctor if you experience any severe undesired side effects.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Ketoconazole stops the growth of fungi by disrupting certain vital processes in the cell. Allantoin works by forming an oily layer on the top of the skin which traps water and prevents dryness of the skin.
Legal Status

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Classification

Category

Topical antifungals

Schedule

OTC

Ketoconazole - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2020 [cited 21 April 2020]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01026

Allantoin - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2020 [cited 21 April 2020]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB11100

Ketoconazole Topical: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 21 April 2020]. Available from:

https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a605014.html
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Information on this page was last updated on 21 Apr 2020

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