Xolegel 2% Gel 15gm
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What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
an unusual reaction to Ketoconazole, medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
How should this medicine be used?
This medicine is for external use only. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Wash your hands before and after use. Apply a thin layer of gel to cover the affected skin and surrounding area. Avoid fire, flame or smoking while you are applying this medicine and right after use. Finish the full course prescribed by your doctor or health care professional even if you think your condition is better. Do not stop using except on the advice of your doctor or health care professional.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed. While this medicine may be prescribed for children as young as 12 years for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
Tell your prescriber or health care professional about all other medicines you are taking, including non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.
What side effects may I notice from receiving Ketoconazole?
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your prescriber or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
skin irritation, burning, or itching
Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse.
Wait at least 3 hours after applying this medicine before washing the treated area. Do not apply makeup or sunscreens to the treated area for at least 20 minutes after using this medicine.
Avoid getting this medicine in your eyes, nose or other areas of sensitive skin. If contact occurs, rinse with plenty of cool water. Contact your doctor or health care professional if irritation does not go away after rinsing with water.