Katcon 200 Tablet

 144 people have bought this recently
10 Tablet in 1 Strip
₹ 30
10 TABLET 1 Strip ₹ 30
  • Out of Stock



Katcon 200 Tablet Benefits & Uses

Katcon 200 Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Katcon 200 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis)
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 200 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 6 months
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis)
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 200 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 6 months
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis)
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 3.3 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 6 months
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis)
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 3.3 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 6 months
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Katcon 200 Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Katcon 200 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    Katcon may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Katcon, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Katcon 200 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    Katcon is completely safe for breastfeeding women.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Katcon 200 Tablet on the Kidneys?


    There are no side effects of Katcon on the kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Katcon 200 Tablet on the Liver?


    Katcon may have severe effects on your liver, so do not take it without first consulting your doctor.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Katcon 200 Tablet on the Heart?


    Very few cases of side effects of Katcon on the heart have been reported.

    Mild


Katcon 200 Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Katcon 200 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Katcon 200 Tablet

  • Is this Katcon 200 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    Forming a habit of Katcon 200 Tablet has not been reported.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Katcon 200 Tablet can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Katcon 200 Tablet is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Katcon 200 Tablet is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Katcon 200 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Katcon 200 Tablet


    Taking Katcon 200 Tablet with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Katcon 200 Tablet


    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Katcon 200 Tablet as it can have severe side effects.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Katcon 200 Tablet

Question almost 5 years ago

Is Katcon good for ringworm?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

Yes, Katcon is effectively used in the ringworm. Please consult a dermatologist before using this medicine.

Question over 5 years ago

What is Katcon?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Katcon is a brand name of ketoconazole. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medication called antifungal agents. It is used to treat fungal infections such as tinea corporis (fungal infection of the skin or scalp known as ringworm), tinea cruris (fungal infection in the skin of the genitals known as Jock itch), tinea pedis (fungal infection between the toes also known as athlete's foot), cutaneous candidiasis (skin and nail fungal infection), tinea versicolor (discolored patches of skin), and vaginal candidiasis (a yeast infection of the vagina). Over the counter ketoconazole shampoo control flaking, scaling, and itching of the scalp caused by dandruff.

Question about 5 years ago

How long can I safely take Katcon?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

Take Katcon as directed by your dermatologist. Do not discontinue the drug suddenly or take it longer than prescribed by your dermatologist.

Question about 5 years ago

How to apply Katcon?

Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Katcon should be applied topically (on the skin) once daily for 2 - 6 weeks or as advised by a doctor. It should be applied after cleaning the affected area, allow it to dry, and then gently rub the medicine on the affected area. Do not forget to wash your hands after applying this drug. Over-the-counter ketoconazole shampoo is usually used every 3 to 4 days for up to 8 weeks after that use it as per the need.

Question about 4 years ago

Does Katcon block DHT (Dihydrotestosterone)?

Dr. Faisal Mukhtar MBBS, PG Dip, DNB , Ophthalmology

Yes, shampoo form of Katcon blocks the DHT (Dihydrotestosterone) in the scalp when used along with finasteride. Clinical studies have found this combination to be safe and effective in treating androgenetic alopecia in men.



See all substitutes for Katcon



This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Nizoral (ketoconazole)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 792-793

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 174-177

Ayurvedic Alternatives from myUpchar Ayurveda

Eucalyptus Oil 15 ml Oil in 1 Bottle ₹395 ₹43910% off
Vitamin C Capsules 120 Capsule in 1 Bottle ₹599 ₹99940% off
Aloe Vera Juice 1 litre Juice in 1 Bottle ₹269 ₹29910% off
Weight Loss Juice 1 litre Juice in 1 Bottle ₹539 ₹59910% off
Biotin Tablets 60 Tablet in 1 Bottle ₹699 ₹99930% off
Anti Acne Cream 50 gm Ointment in 1 Jar ₹499 ₹69928% off
See more


In stock alternatives of Katcon (based on Ketoconazole)

Exizol Shampoo
Exizol Shampoo 50 ml Shampoo in 1 Bottle ₹357 ₹3744% off
Ketocip 2% Shampoo
Ketocip 2% Shampoo 100 ml Shampoo in 1 Bottle ₹268 ₹2783% off
Danfree 1% Shampoo
Danfree 1% Shampoo 100 ml Shampoo in 1 Bottle ₹267 ₹2783% off
Ketocip 1% Shampoo
Ketocip 1% Shampoo 100 ml Shampoo in 1 Bottle ₹231 ₹2403% off
Klinique Forte Anti Dandruff Shampoo
Klinique Forte Anti Dandruff Shampoo 100 ml Shampoo in 1 Bottle ₹251 ₹2655% off
Man Matters Anti Dandruff Shampoo
Man Matters Anti Dandruff Shampoo 100 ml Shampoo in 1 Bottle ₹299


You may also like

AF 200 Tablet
AF 200 Tablet 1 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹12 ₹135% off
Forcan 150 Tablet
Forcan 150 Tablet 1 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹10 ₹1210% off
Surfaz O Tablet (1)
Surfaz O Tablet (1) 1 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹11 ₹125% off
Zocon 100 DT Tablet (4)
Zocon 100 DT Tablet (4) 4 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹32 ₹345% off
Sebifin Tablet (15)
Sebifin Tablet (15) 15 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹377 ₹3975% off
Terbinator 250 Tablet (7)
Terbinator 250 Tablet (7) 7 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹125 ₹14513% off



BEST ALTERNATIVE
₹405 ₹450 10% OFF
Nimbadi Churna