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Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm

Manufacturer

ZYDUS PHARMA LTD

Pack Of

1 Ointment

In Stock

Product Details

About Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm

Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm 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).

Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm works by causing holes in the fungal cell membranes and kills fungi and yeast. Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm is available in both topical and oral dosage forms. The topical form of Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm can be taken on the finger and applied as a thin layer on the clean and dry affected area. Avoid contact of Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm with nose, mouth or eyes. In case Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm comes in contact with these areas accidentally, rinse with water thoroughly.

Common side effects nausea, headache, diarrhoea, stomach pain and abnormal liver function test results. Some people using a topical form of Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm may experience dry skin, itching, redness or burning sensation of the skin. Most of these side effects of Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm can cause liver failure, so your doctor will monitor your liver function while you’re taking Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm. If you are pregnant or a nursing mother, it is advised to consult a doctor before using Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm. If you are using Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm in topical form, avoid smoking or going near naked flames as Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm catches fire and burns easily. If you are using any steroidal cream, lotion or ointment, inform your doctor before taking Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm so that the dose may be adjusted. Use of Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm is contraindicated in people with liver disease, asthma, sulphite allergy, an autoimmune disorder, heart problems (with prolonged QT wave of heartbeat), inform your doctor before taking Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm.

Uses of Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm

Fungal infections

Directions for Use

Topically (cream/gel): Wash and dry the infected area of skin. Take a small amount of Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm on the finger and gently rub on the clean and dry affected area and surrounding skin. Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm is only for external use. Avoid contact of Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm with nose, mouth or eyes. In case Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm comes in contact with these areas accidentally, rinse with water thoroughly. Wash your hands before and after using Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm if hands are not the affected area to prevent the spread of infection.Shampoo: Use Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm in shampoo form as prescribed by your doctor only. Wash your hair with Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm and leave it on for 3 to 5 minutes. Then, rinse thoroughly.Orally: If you are prescribed Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm in oral form, swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water. Take Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm with food to avoid stomach upset. Do not break, crush or chew it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm

Like all medicines, Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm can cause some common side effects such as dry skin, itching, redness or burning sensation of the skin. Most of these side effects of Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Avoid contact of topical Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm with nose, mouth or eyes as it may irritate. In case Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm comes in contact with these areas accidentally, rinse with water thoroughly. If you are pregnant, planning for pregnancy or breastfeeding mother, it is advised to consult a doctor before using Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm. If you are using Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm in topical form, avoid smoking or going near naked flames as Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm catches fire and burns quickly. Tell your doctor before using Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm if you have asthma, sulpha medicine allergy, an autoimmune disorder, heart or liver problems, inform your doctor. Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm can cause serious harm to your liver that may result in liver transplant or cause even death. Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm should not be used for the treatment of fungal infections of the fingernails/toenails, prostate cancer or Cushing’s syndrome. Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm 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 go outdoors.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm as it may increase the risk of liver damage and cause adverse effects.

  • Pregnancy

    Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm is Category C pregnancy drug and is given to a pregnant woman only if the doctor thinks benefits outweigh risks.

  • Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm passes into breast milk and may cause side effects in the baby, so talk to your doctor if you breastfeed your child.

  • Driving

    Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm may cause dizziness or drowsiness when taken in oral form. Therefore, drive only if you alert after taking Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm.

  • Liver

    If you have any concerns regarding the use of Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm in patients with Liver problems, please consult a doctor.

  • Kidney

    Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm is safe for patients with kidney disease if prescribed by a doctor.

Other Information (ZYK0006)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

Yes, fungal infection is a contagious skin condition which spreads from one person to another through direct skin to skin contact or by contact with contaminated soil or surfaces and infected animals. Therefore, it is recommended to avoid close direct contact until the infection is clear and avoid sharing things with the infected person as it can also spread the infection.

You are recommended to avoid foods containing chocolate and caffeine such as cocoa beans, tea, coffee, cola and energy drinks while taking Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm in oral form (tablets) as it may increase the adverse effects of caffeine such as drowsiness, nervousness or nausea.

Yes, Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm may cause skin reactions such as contact dermatitis (red, itchy skin rash caused by direct contact with a certain substance) as it contains stearyl alcohol and cetyl alcohol responsible for causing such skin reactions. However, if the irritation worsens or persist, please consult a doctor.

You are recommended to apply makeup or sunscreen to the treated area of skin after a minimum of 20 minutes of using Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm.

You are recommended to use Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm for as long as your doctor has prescribed it. However, if the condition worsens or persists after 2 to 4 weeks of treatment with Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm, please consult a doctor.

No, you are not recommended to stop using Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm without consulting your doctor as it may cause recurring infection. Therefore, take Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm for as long as your doctor has prescribed it, and if you experience any difficulty while taking Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm, please consult your doctor.

Prolonged use of Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm can cause severe liver damage and heart problems like life-threatening heart rate or heart rhythm problems. So, if you are having any heart or liver disease consult a doctor before using Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Zydus Tower, Satellite Cross Roads,Ahmedabad – 380015 Gujarat, India.

Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm

Zykt 2%W/W Cream 30gm

MRP: 186.80

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