Each 1g Kenazol Shampoo contains 20mg ketoconazole.
KENAZOL shampoo has a potent activity against pathogenic dermatophytes and yeasts including pityrosporon Spp. KENAZOL shampoo is used in:
Hair (or the affected areas of the skin) should be rubbed thoroughly with KENAZOL shampoo and must be left with contact of skin for 3 - 5 minutes, then rinsed with water adequately.
The period of treatment in :
Pityriasis versicolor: once daily for 5 days.
Seborrhoeic dermatitis and dandruff: twice weekly for 2 - 4 weeks.
The period of protection in :
Pityriasis versicolor: once daily for 3 days in a single treatment course before exposure to sunshine.
Seborrhoeic dermatitis and dandruff: once every 1 - 2 weeks.
Hypersensitivity to ketoconazole or to any ingredients.
Irritation has been reported rarely.
- Irritation may occur when KENAZOL shampoo is used immediately after prolonged treatment with topical corticosteroides on the same area. Therefore it is recommended to wait about 2 weeks after stopping treatment with topical corticosteroides before using KENAZOL shampoo.
- Keep out of the eyes, If KENAZOL shampoo got into the eyes, they should be washed with water.
USE IN PREGNANCY AND LACTATION:
No ketoconazole is detected in plasma following topical administration, but care should be taken.