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    Kevon Tablet (10) Information

    Kevon Tablet (10) is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Fungal Infections. Kevon Tablet (10) also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

    The optimal dosage of Kevon Tablet (10) is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    While these are the most often observed Kevon Tablet (10) side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Such side effects of Kevon Tablet (10) normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    It is also important to note that Kevon Tablet (10) has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Safe effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Kevon Tablet (10) related warnings talks about Kevon Tablet (10)'s effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Kevon Tablet (10) is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Liver Disease are examples of such conditions. Other contraindications of Kevon Tablet (10) have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Drug reaction of Kevon Tablet (10) with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to the above precautions for Kevon Tablet (10), it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



    Kevon Tablet (10) Benefits & Uses

    Kevon Tablet (10) is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Kevon Tablet (10) 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

    Kevon Tablet (10) Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Kevon Tablet (10) safe for pregnant women?


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

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Kevon Tablet (10) safe during breastfeeding?


      Breastfeeding women can safely use Kevon.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Kevon Tablet (10) on the Kidneys?


      There are no side effects of Kevon on the kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Kevon Tablet (10) on the Liver?


      Kevon can cause side effects that could harm the liver. So medical advice before taking it is necessary.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Kevon Tablet (10) on the Heart?


      Kevon has very mild side effects on the heart.

      Mild


    Kevon Tablet (10) Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Kevon Tablet (10) unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Kevon Tablet (10)

    • Is this Kevon Tablet (10) habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Kevon Tablet (10).

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


      No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Kevon Tablet (10) as you may feel sleepy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but consume Kevon Tablet (10) only on doctor's advice.

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


      There is no benefit of taking Kevon Tablet (10) for mental disorders.

      No

    Kevon Tablet (10) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Kevon Tablet (10)


      Taking Kevon Tablet (10) with food does not cause any problems.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Kevon Tablet (10)


      Consuming Kevon Tablet (10) with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Kevon Tablet (10)

    Question over 5 years ago

    What is Kevon?

    Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

    Kevon 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 almost 5 years ago

    Is Kevon safe?

    Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

    Yes, Kevon is safe to use, if it used in a prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the dermatologist. However, few side effects are observed such as localised irritation with a stinging and burning sensation.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Kevon cause itching?

    Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Kevon can cause itching and burning sensation. It is a common side effect of this drug. However, if you experience excessive itching after applying this drug then inform your dermatologist immediately without further delay and follow his/her instruction.

    Question about 5 years ago

    How does Kevon work?

    Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

    Kevon 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.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Kevon treat eczema?

    Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

    No, ideally Kevon is not used in eczema because it is not an antifungal infection. Please consult a dermatologist for the better medication options.



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    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

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