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Ketoril 200 MG Tablet

Manufactured byAdmit Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsKetoconazole
Description
Ketoril 200 MG Tablet is an anti-fungal medicine that contains ketoconazole as an active ingredient. It is used in the treatment of various fungal infections. This medicine is used mainly for the treatment of infections of the skin and in some cases of the lungs caused by fungi. It damages the cell membrane of the fungus which kills it and prevents the further spread of fungal infections. Ketoril 200 MG Tablet use may show side effects such as nausea, dizziness, fatigue, headache, fever, etc. Consult your doctor if these symptoms persist. Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to it. Avoid driving a vehicle or operating a machine after taking this medicine as it may affect your concentration and make you feel sleepy. Ketoril 200 MG Tablet should be used as directed by your physician. Complete the prescribed course of this medicine to get its maximum benefits. You can take it with food. Ketoril 200 MG Tablet may not be suitable for all people. Inform your doctor if you have liver or kidney diseases or heart problems before taking this medicine. Also, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Ketoril 200 MG Tablet use may increase the damage caused by alcohol. In case of late or ineffectiveness of the therapy, consult your physician.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Ketoril 200 MG Tablet

  • Blurred vision
  • Chest pain
  • Dizziness
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Increased sensitivity of the eyes to sunlight
  • Yellow colored eyes or skin
  • Joint pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Hair loss or thinning of the hair
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Fever

Uses of Ketoril 200 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Blastomycosis
  • Chromomycosis
  • Coccidioidomycosis
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Paracoccidioidomycosis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    Ketoril 200 MG Tablet starts showing its effects within 1-2 hours after taking it.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The duration of action for Ketoril 200 MG Tablet is 8 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consuming alcohol during treatment with Ketoril 200 MG Tablet may lead to liver injury initiating with symptoms such as sweating, headache, vomiting, etc
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported for Ketoril 200 MG Tablet
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Ketoril 200 MG Tablet is not recommended to be used in pregnancy unless prescribed by your doctor. Please consult your doctor.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Ketoril 200 MG Tablet is not recommended to be used in breastfeeding unless prescribed by your doctor. Please consult your doctor.

Allergy

Avoid taking Ketoril 200 MG Tablet if you are allergic to it, other imidazoles, or any other components present in the formulation. Allergic reactions such as rashes, itching, swelling on the skin, shortness of breath, etc., can be seen. If these reactions become severe, consult your doctor.

QT Interval prolonging drugs

Ketoril 200 MG Tablet may cause a heart rhythm problem called prolonged QT intervals (an electrical heartbeat disturbance) if you are also taking heart medications. It may result in fast, rapid, and irregular heartbeats.

Liver Disease

Ketoril 200 MG Tablet can cause moderate to severe side effects on the liver and may result in liver failure in rare cases. Inform your doctor if you have liver disease. Your doctor may monitor your liver function or may adjust the dose of this medicine if required based on your clinical condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Ketoril 200 MG Tablet is not recommended to be used in pregnancy unless prescribed by your doctor. Please consult your doctor.

Breast-feeding

Ketoril 200 MG Tablet is not recommended to be used in breastfeeding unless prescribed by your doctor. Please consult your doctor.
General warnings

Liver Disease

Ketoril 200 MG Tablet may cause liver damage if you have any liver disorder such as jaundice, hepatitis, fatty liver disease, and liver cirrhosis.

QT prolongation

An electrical heartbeat disturbance called prolonged QT intervals can occur with the use of Ketoril 200 MG Tablet especially if you are taking heart medications. Your doctor may closely monitor your heart function and may adjust the dose of this medicine if required.

Kidney disease

Ketoril 200 MG Tablet is not recommended if you have any kidney diseases as may worsen your condition and may cause kidney damage. Your doctor may closely monitor your kidney function and may adjust the dose of this medicine if required.

Use in Children

Ketoril 200 MG Tablet is not recommended to use in children less than 12 years of age as no safety data is available.

Adrenal insufficiency

High dose or prolong therapy with Ketoril 200 MG Tablet may negatively affect the adrenal gland function and lead to reduced secretion of hormones from the adrenal gland.

Driving or Operating machinery

Therapy with Ketoril 200 MG Tablet may cause dizziness, confusion, disorientation, etc. Hence, it is advised not to perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating a machine if you experience any of these symptoms.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose of Ketoril 200 MG Tablet as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Never take more than the prescribed dose of Ketoril 200 MG Tablet. Seek immediate medical help if you suspect that you might have taken an overdose of this medicine.
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

N/A

Instructions

Consuming alcohol during treatment with Ketoril 200 MG Tablet may lead to liver injury initiating with symptoms such as sweating, headache, vomiting, etc
Interaction with Medicine

Alprazolam

Cisapride

Erythromycin

Warfarin

Atorvastatin

Ceritinib

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

Ketoril 200 MG Tablet is not recommended for use if you have a pre-existing liver disease such as jaundice, hepatitis, fatty liver disease, and liver cirrhosis. Your doctor may monitor your liver function or may adjust the dose of this medicine if required based on your clinical condition.

QT Prolongation

An electrical heartbeat disturbance called prolonged QT intervals can occur with the use of Ketoril 200 MG Tablet especially if you are taking heart medications. Your doctor may closely monitor your heart function and may adjust the dose of this medicine if required.

Adrenal Insufficiency

Adrenal Insufficiency is a disorder in which the adrenal glands do not produce enough hormones. Ketoril 200 MG Tablet should be used with caution if you have adrenal insufficiency due to the increased risk of worsening of the adrenal condition. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on your clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Ketoril 200 MG Tablet as advised by the doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. It is not used to treat a common cold, flu, or other viral infections. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Take it with food, preferably at the same time every day. Do not take indigestion remedies (antacids) within two hours of taking Ketoril 200 MG Tablet. Inform your doctor if you experience an allergic reaction like skin rash, swelling of the face and shortness of breath.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Ketoril 200 MG Tablet works by stopping the formation of a chemical known as ergosterol responsible for forming the fungal cell membrane. Thus, it treats the infection and stops further growth.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Classification

Category

Azole antifungals

Schedule

Schedule H

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