Ocona Soap

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    Ocona Soap Information

    Ocona Soap is a prescription medicine that is available as a Soap. It is typically used for the treatment of Fungal Infections. Secondary and off-label uses of Ocona Soap have also been mentioned below.

    The right dosage of Ocona Soap depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    Some other side effects of Ocona Soap have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Ocona Soap normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    In addition, Ocona Soap's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Safe for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Ocona Soap related warnings talks about Ocona Soap's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Ocona Soap is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Liver Disease are examples of such conditions. The section on Ocona Soap contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Besides this, Ocona Soap may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Ocona Soap is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



    Ocona Soap Benefits & Uses

    Ocona Soap is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Ocona Soap 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

    Ocona Soap Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Ocona Soap safe for pregnant women?


      Ocona can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Ocona, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Ocona Soap safe during breastfeeding?


      Breastfeeding women can safely use Ocona.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Ocona Soap on the Kidneys?


      Using Ocona does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Ocona Soap on the Liver?


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

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Ocona Soap on the Heart?


      Ocona is rarely harmful for the heart.

      Mild


    Ocona Soap Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Ocona Soap

    • Is this Ocona Soap habit forming or addictive?


      No, there is no any evidence that Ocona Soap is addictive.

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


      You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Ocona Soap. So it is best to avoid driving.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Ocona Soap is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

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


      No, the use of Ocona Soap in mental disorders is not effective.

      No

    Ocona Soap Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Ocona Soap


      You can take Ocona Soap with food.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Ocona Soap


      Taking Ocona Soap with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Ocona Soap

    Question over 5 years ago

    Can I discontinue Ocona on my own or without doctors advice?

    Dr. MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

    Discontinuation of Ocona on your own can cause unwanted side effects such as itching, irritation, and redness. You are recommended to always consult a dermatologist before discontinuing this medicine.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can Ocona be used on scalp ?

    Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Ocona 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 5 years ago

    Is Ocona antibacterial?

    Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

    No, Ocona is not an antibacterial drug. It is an antifungal drug that 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 (a fungal infection between the toes known as athlete's foot).

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Ocona cause itching?

    Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Ocona 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 over 5 years ago

    What is Ocona?

    Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

    Ocona 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.



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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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