Ketoconazole(Nizoral) generic Arcolane is an anti-fungal agent, prescribed for jock itch, athlete's foot and other infections. It interferes with the formation of the fungal cell membrane and kills fungi.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Arcolane may be prescribed
♦ Headache, dizziness, drowsiness, fever, chills, sensitivity to light, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, breast enlargement in male, impotence, decrease in platelet counts and white blood cells, anemia, projection of skull bone, hair loss.
Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)
Adult- The oral dose range is 200-400 mg daily. Topical formulations are administered over affected areas once or twice daily.
How to use Arcolane?
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food. It also comes as a cream to apply topically.
When is Arcolane not to be taken? (Contraindications)
Contraindicated in patients who are taking terfenadine or astemizole, cisapride, triazolam and hypersensitivity.
Warnings and Precautions for Arcolane
â€¢ Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver disease, alcoholism, blood problems (eg, prophyria), any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
â€¢ It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
â€¢ It may affect blood sugar level; monitor sugar level regularly.
Other Precautions for Arcolane
Avoid excess dosage.
Storage Conditions for Arcolane
Store it at room temperature.
Schedule : H Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.
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