Arcolane Scalp Solution (Ketoconazole)

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Buy Arcolane Scalp Solution (Ketoconazole 2%), - Ketoconazole is an antifungal drug used to treat fungal infections of the skin, and fungal infections of the foot and hand. It is also used for the prevention and treatment of fungal infections of the scalp including dandruff and yeast infections of the skin. Extina and Nizoral are the other brand names for Ketoconazole.

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Arcolane Scalp Solution 60ml (Ketoconazole)

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Introductions of Arcolane Scalp Solution (Ketoconazole)

Arcolane Scalp Solution is a medicated shampoo containing ketoconazole, an antifungal agent used to treat various fungal infections of the scalp. It is specifically formulated to combat dandruff, which is often caused by the overgrowth of a yeast-like fungus called Malassezia. This shampoo works by inhibiting the growth and multiplication of fungi, thereby reducing symptoms like itching, flaking, and inflammation on the scalp. Apart from its antifungal properties, Arcolane Scalp Solution also has anti-inflammatory and sebum-regulating effects. It helps to control the production of sebum or oil on the scalp, which is a common cause of dandruff. This helps to maintain a healthy scalp environment and prevent the recurrence of dandruff. Extina and Nizoral are the other brand name for Ketoconazole.

Arcolane Scalp Solution is available in a convenient and easy-to-use bottle, with clear instructions on how to apply it for maximum effectiveness. It is suitable for use by adults and children over the age of 12, but it should be used with caution in patients with a history of liver disease or those taking certain medications. It is always better to consult your doctor if you are experiencing continuous dandruff or other symptoms of a scalp infection. It is also known as Ketoconazole shampoo and Anti-dandruff shampoo

Uses of Ketoconazole

Ketoconazole is mainly used to treat fungal infections of the skin, scalp, and feet, including dandruff and yeast infections. It works by inhibiting the growth of fungi, preventing them from reproducing and making their protective cell walls. However, it is not an antibiotic, and it does not treat bacterial infections.

Side Effects of Arcolane Scalp Solution (Ketoconazole)

Like all medications, ketoconazole may cause side effects, although not everyone experiences them. The most common side effects of ketoconazole include decreased platelets, bleeding, inability to achieve an erection, itching of the skin, and indigestion.

Ketoconazole cream and shampoo can also cause skin burning, dryness, folliculitis, skin rash, numbness, vomiting, burning of the skin, and other side effects. Oral ketoconazole may cause nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, redness of the skin, hair loss, discomfort, increased tears, and other side effects.

Some severe side effects may occur, including intolerance to sunlight, liver damage, pricking, tingling, hair loss, enlargement of breasts in men, drowsiness, rash, inflammation, headache, decreased sperm count, and menstrual disorders. If you experience any of these severe side effects, you should immediately stop using ketoconazole and seek medical attention.

Expert Advice on Arcolane Scalp Solution (Ketoconazole)

Here are some expert tips to ensure the safe and effective use of ketoconazole:

Avoid antacids: If you are taking an antacid, take it one hour before or two hours after taking ketoconazole.

Limit alcohol intake: Consuming alcohol while taking ketoconazole increases the risk of liver damage.

Consult a doctor: If you experience allergic reactions, severe irritation or reddening of the skin where ketoconazole is applied, peeling or blistering of the skin, or if your symptoms have not been relieved within one week of taking ketoconazole, you should immediately consult your doctor.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Ketoconazole

Is ketoconazole/Extina shampoo safe?

Yes, all medicines containing ketoconazole are safe at the recommended doses or frequency.

Is ketoconazole an antibiotic?

No, ketoconazole belongs to the triazole class of antifungal agents and does not kill bacteria.

Is ketoconazole available over the counter (OTC)?

No, ketoconazole products are under Schedule H and are only available on producing a prescription from your doctor.

What are ketoconazole cream and Phytoral ointment used for?

Ketoconazole-containing products such as creams and Phytoral ointments are used to treat fungal infections of the skin such as tinea corporis (ringworm), tinea cruris (fungal infections of the groin or buttocks), tinea pedis (fungal infection of the foot [athlete’s foot]), tinea manus (fungal infection of the hand).

Does Arcolane Scalp Solution (Ketoconazole) cause hair loss?

Yes, Ketoconazole may cause hair loss, but it is a rare side effect.

Interactions with Arcolane Scalp Solution (Ketoconazole)

There are several drugs that may interact with ketoconazole, it is better to tell your doctor about all medications you are taking.

Medications that interact with ketoconazole: Ketoconazole may interact with medications such as cisapride, dofetilide, quinidine, pimozide, and certain statins. This can lead to serious side effects such as irregular heartbeat, muscle damage, and decreased effectiveness of the medication.

Medical conditions that interact with ketoconazole: If you have liver disease or a history of liver problems, it's important to talk to your doctor before using ketoconazole. This medication can affect liver function and may not be safe for people with certain liver conditions.

Alcohol: Drinking alcohol while using Arcolane Scalp Solution (Ketoconazole) may increase the risk of liver damage. It's best to avoid alcohol or limit your intake while using this medication.

Other topical medications: If you're using other topical medications on your scalp, such as corticosteroids, it's important to talk to your doctor before using Arcolane Scalp Solution (Ketoconazole). Using multiple topical medications at once can increase the risk of side effects.

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Equivalent Brand : Nizoral Solution
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Strength : 0.02% (60ml)