Ketafung Lotion

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Ketafung Lotion Information

Ketafung Lotion, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Lotion. It is primarily used for the treatment of Fungal Infections. Other than this, Ketafung Lotion has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Ketafung Lotion. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Ketafung Lotion as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Ketafung Lotion are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Ketafung Lotion is Moderate for pregnant women and Safe for women who are breastfeeding. Warnings related to Ketafung Lotion's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Ketafung Lotion is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Liver Disease as it can result in adverse effects. Other contraindications of Ketafung Lotion have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Additionally, Ketafung Lotion may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Ketafung Lotion, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.

Ketafung Lotion Benefits & Uses

Ketafung Lotion is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Ketafung Lotion 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

Ketafung Lotion Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Ketafung Lotion is used -


  • Erythema


Ketafung Lotion Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Ketafung Lotion safe for pregnant women?

    Ketafung 2% Lotion can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Ketafung 2% Lotion right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

  • Is the use of Ketafung Lotion safe during breastfeeding?

    Breastfeeding women can safely use Ketafung 2% Lotion.

  • What is the effect of Ketafung Lotion on the Kidneys?

    Ketafung 2% Lotion is completely safe for kidneys.

  • What is the effect of Ketafung Lotion on the Liver?

    Ketafung 2% Lotion can cause side effects that could harm the liver. So medical advice before taking it is necessary.

  • What is the effect of Ketafung Lotion on the Heart?

    Ketafung 2% Lotion is rarely harmful for the heart.


Severe Interaction of Ketafung Lotion with Other Drugs

Ketafung Lotion should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -



Ketafung Lotion Contraindications

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

Frequently asked Questions about Ketafung Lotion

  • Is this Ketafung Lotion habit forming or addictive?

    Forming a habit of Ketafung Lotion has not been reported.

  • 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 Ketafung Lotion can make you feel drowsy.

  • Is it safe?

    Yes, but consume Ketafung Lotion only on doctor's advice.

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

    No, the use of Ketafung Lotion in mental disorders is not effective.


Ketafung Lotion Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Ketafung Lotion

    You can take Ketafung Lotion with food.

  • Interaction between Alcohol and Ketafung Lotion

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Ketafung Lotion as it can have severe side effects.


Frequently asked Questions about Ketafung Lotion

Question over 3 years ago

Does Ketafung 2% Lotion block DHT (Dihydrotestosterone)?

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

Yes, shampoo form of Ketafung 2% Lotion 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.

Question almost 4 years ago

Can Ketafung 2% Lotion be used on scalp ?

Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Ketafung 2% Lotion can be used on the scalp. Prescription ketoconazole shampoo is used to treat tinea capitis (scalp) but it has poor efficacy against them while over the counter ketoconazole shampoo is used to prevent and control scaling as well as the itching caused by dandruff. However, please consult a dermatologist for the better medication options.

Question about 4 years ago

Does Ketafung 2% Lotion cause stomach upset?

Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

No, Ketafung 2% Lotion does not cause stomach upset when applied topically. However, Ketafung 2% Lotion can cause stomach upset if taken orally.

Question almost 4 years ago

Is Ketafung 2% Lotion good for ringworm?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

Yes, Ketafung 2% Lotion is effectively used in the ringworm. Please consult a dermatologist before using this medicine.

Question over 4 years ago

How does Ketafung 2% Lotion work?

Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

Ketafung 2% Lotion contains ketoconazole which works by blocking the ergosterol synthesis leading to membrane abnormalities in the fungus which is necessary for fungal cell membrane growth. Hence in this way, it kills the fungus by destroying its cell membrane and treats the fungal infection.

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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


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

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

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