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Ketoconazole Shampoo
Packing:- 100 ml Bottle
Indications:-For Derma Care

Shampoo Presentation
Ketoconazole IP 2 % w/v

Ketoconazole shampoo is the antifungal shampoo, it is used to treat fungal infections caused by fungi on the scalp.
It also reduces dandruff by reducing the fungus and inflammation which is caused by them.
ketoconazole used in the tinea capitis; it is the condition that is caused by the overgrowth of yeast on the scalp.


⇛ Treats dandruff
⇛ Psoriasis
⇛ Seborrheic dermatitis
⇛ Treats overgrowth of Malassezia
⇛ Treats tinea pedis

Mechanism of Action

Ketoconazole prevents the synthesis of ergosterol, which is similar to cholesterol therefore increasing the fluidity and preventing the growth of fungus.
It inhibits the enzyme 14 alpha demethylase which involves the conversion of lanosterol to ergosterol here, ergosterol is the component of the fungus cell membrane


It absorbs in the acidic environment
Protein Binding
It is about 84% bound to serum albumin
It undergoes de-acetylation reaction
It is excreted unchanged via urine

Side Effects

⇛ Anorexia
⇛ Nausea
⇛ Fatigue
⇛ Jaundice


Contraindicated in people with liver problems.


Ask your doctor if you find change in your heart rhythm.

Drug Interactions

⇛ Warfarin
⇛ 8- azaguanine
⇛ 8- chlorotheophylline
⇛ 4- hydroxycoumarin
⇛ Cisapride
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