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Drug information on Forfora (Ketoconazole) from Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Forfora

  Cream
Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic : Ketoconazole
 139.00
2%
30g
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc Biotechnology | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Forfora may be prescribed


Side effects of Forfora

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 Forfora?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
It also comes as a cream to apply topically.

When is Forfora not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients who are taking terfenadine or astemizole, cisapride, triazolam and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Forfora

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.

• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• It may affect blood sugar level; monitor sugar level regularly.

Other Precautions for Forfora

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Forfora

Store it at room temperature.


Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA



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