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Derketo Soap 75gm belongs to a class of drugs called 'antifungal' primarily used to treat fungal infections of the skin like ringworm, jock itch, athlete’s foot, seborrheic dermatitis (dry, flaky skin on the face, scalp, chest, upper back or ears) and pityriasis (a type of skin rash that causes scaly, discoloured patches on chest, back, legs and arms). Fungal infection is a skin disease in which a fungus attacks the tissue and causes infection. Fungal infections may be contagious (spread from one person to another).
Derketo Soap 75gm contains Ketoconazole which works by damaging the fungal cell membranes that are essential for their survival as they prevent the entry of unwanted substances into the cells and stop the leakage of cell contents. Thus, it kills fungi and yeast.
Derketo Soap 75gm is for external use only. Your doctor will advise you on how often you need to use Derketo Soap 75gm based on your medical condition. Common side effects include dry skin, itching, redness or burning sensation at the application site. Most of these side effects of Derketo Soap 75gm do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.
If you are allergic to ketoconazole, inform your doctor. If you are pregnant or a nursing mother, it is advised to consult a doctor before using Derketo Soap 75gm. Avoid smoking or going near naked flames as Derketo Soap 75gm may catch fire and burn easily. If you are using any steroidal cream, lotion or ointment, inform your doctor before using Derketo Soap 75gm to adjust the dose.
Fungal skin infections
Derketo Soap 75gm is an antifungal that is primarily used to treat fungal infections of the skin such as ringworm, jock itch and athlete’s foot, seborrheic dermatitis (dry, flaky skin on face, scalp, chest, upper back, or ears), and pityriasis (a type of skin rash that causes scaly, discoloured patches on chest, back, legs and arms). The fungal cell membranes are essential for their survival as they prevent the entry of unwanted substances into the cells and stop the leakage of cell contents. Derketo Soap 75gm destroys the fungal cell membranes and kills fungi. Thereby, clears fungal infections and provides relief from cracking, burning, scaling, and itching of the skin caused due to infections.
Avoid contact of Derketo Soap 75gm with nose, mouth, or eyes as it may cause irritation. In case Derketo Soap 75gm comes in contact with these areas accidentally, rinse with water thoroughly. If you are pregnant, planning for pregnancy, or breastfeeding, it is advised to consult a doctor before using Derketo Soap 75gm. Avoid smoking or going near naked flames as Derketo Soap 75gm may catch fire and burn quickly. If you have asthma or sulfite allergy, inform your doctor. Derketo Soap 75gm could make your skin sensitive to the sunlight and cause sunburn more quickly, so try to avoid direct exposure to the sunlight. Apply sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) whenever you go outdoors.
Drug-Drug Interaction: No interactions found.
Drug-Food Interaction: No interactions found.
Drug-Disease Interaction: If you have asthma or sulfite allergy inform your doctor before using Derketo Soap 75gm.
Interaction of Derketo Soap 75gm with alcohol is unknown. Please consult a doctor before consuming alcohol while using Derketo Soap 75gm.
Derketo Soap 75gm is a Category C pregnancy drug and is given to a pregnant woman only if the doctor thinks the benefits outweigh the risks.
Derketo Soap 75gm is recommended for breastfeeding mothers only if needed. However, if Derketo Soap 75gm is applied on the breast, care should be taken to avoid accidental ingestion by the baby.
Derketo Soap 75gm usually does not affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.
If you have any concerns regarding the use of Derketo Soap 75gm in patients with liver problems, please consult a doctor.
If you have any concerns regarding the use of Derketo Soap 75gm in patients with kidney problems, please consult a doctor.
Derketo Soap 75gm should be used in children only if advised by the doctor. Cream/gel is not recommended for children below 12 years of age.
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Fungal infection: It is a skin disease in which a fungus attacks the tissue and causes infection. Fungal infections may be contagious (spread from one person to another). Ringworm is a common fungal infection of the skin or scalp that is contagious and causes a rash resembling a worm in a ring shape. Jock itch (also known as tinea cruris) is a fungal infection of the skin that causes an itchy, red rash in warm and moist areas of the body such as the groin, buttocks, and inner thighs. An athlete’s foot (also known as tinea pedis) is a fungal infection that usually starts between the toes, especially in people who have extremely sweaty feet and wear tight-fitting shoes. It occurs most commonly in athletes. It causes itching, burning, or stinging sensation due to a scaly rash. Seborrheic dermatitis is a skin condition that causes an itchy rash with dry, flaky scales on the skin that contains oil glands such as the scalp, face, back, and upper chest.
Derketo Soap 75gm
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