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Ketocool-B Cream

Manufactured byUNIWELL MEDICARE PVT LTD
ContainsKetoconazole (2 %w/w) + Beclomethasone (0.025 %w/w)
Description
Ketocool-B Cream is a combination medicine consisting of ketoconazole and beclomethasone. It is used to treat fungal infections. This medicine helps to relieve symptoms like redness, swelling, and itching on the skin. Ketocool-B Cream works by killing the fungi and thereby helps in treating skin infections. Ketocool-B Cream has some side effects like burning, irritation, itching, and redness at the site of application. Stop using this medicine if these symptoms persist for a long time. Avoid using this cream if you are allergic to it. Do not touch or scratch the affected area as it may cause the infection to spread. Ketocool-B Cream is a prescription medicine. Apply a small amount of Ketocool-B Cream to the affected area once or twice a day or as advised by your doctor. It is for external use only. Avoid contact with your eyes and mouth. In case of accidental contact, wash the area thoroughly with water. Ketocool-B Cream is not recommended for use in children below 12 years of age. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before using Ketocool-B Cream. It may take several weeks for this medicine to improve your condition. Hence, do not stop using it without consulting your doctor.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Ketocool-B Cream

  • Itching of skin
  • Dry skin
  • Redness of skin
  • Burning sensation
  • Skin irritation
  • Rash

Uses of Ketocool-B Cream

What is it prescribed for?

  • Fungal skin infections
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The time taken for Ketocool-B Cream to show its action is not known.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which Ketocool-B Cream remains active in the body is not known.
  • 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 tendency has been reported for Ketocool-B Cream.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Ketocool-B Cream is a topical preparation. If you are pregnant, consult your doctor before using this cream.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Applying Ketocool-B Cream to the nipple may increase the risk of diarrhoea in the infant. If you are breastfeeding, consult your doctor before using it.

Allergy

Avoid using Ketocool-B Cream if you are allergic to it. Seek medical attention immediately if you notice any symptoms such as a skin rash, itching/swelling anywhere on your body, dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Ketocool-B Cream is a topical preparation. If you are pregnant, consult your doctor before using this cream.

Breast-feeding

Applying Ketocool-B Cream to the nipple may increase the risk of diarrhoea in the infant. If you are breastfeeding, consult your doctor before using it.
General warnings

Use in children

Ketocool-B Cream is not recommended for use in children below 12 years of age since the safety and efficacy data is not available.

Chronic use

Ketocool-B Cream should not be used for more than 2 weeks due to the risk of side effects. You can use low amounts of the cream for a long time only under your doctor’s supervision.

External use

Ketocool-B Cream is recommended for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes, mucous membranes, or open wounds.

Missed Dose

Apply the missed dose of Ketocool-B Cream as soon as you remember. Do not apply more quantities to compensate for the missed dose.

Overdose

An overdose of Ketocool-B Cream is not likely to cause severe symptoms unless it is applied for a prolonged period of time in large amounts. However, 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.
Ketocool-B Cream is an external preparation. Avoid contact with the mouth, eyes, nose, and, ears. In case of accidental contact, wash thoroughly with water. Apply a thin layer of Ketocool-B Cream to the affected area as instructed by your doctor. It may take several days to see the effects of Ketocool-B Cream. Finish the entire course of treatment even if your symptoms begin to clear up after a few days. Avoid scratching or pricking the affected area as it can worsen the infection. Ensure that unused medicine is disposed of properly. Keep the medicine out of reach of children and pets. Do not freeze the medicine.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Ketocool-B Cream is a medicine with the combination of Beclomethazone and Ketoconazole. Ketoconazole works by stopping the growth of fungi by disrupting the fungal cell wall. Beclomethasone reduce skin infections by stopping the production of certain chemical substances (prostaglandins).
Legal Status

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Classification

Category

Antifungals, Topical steroids with anti-infectives

Schedule

Schedule H

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