Kenz Lotion

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Kenz Lotion Information

Kenz Lotion, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Lotion. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Fungal Infections. Secondary and off-label uses of Kenz Lotion have also been mentioned below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Kenz Lotion. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed Kenz Lotion side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Kenz Lotion are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

In addition, Kenz Lotion's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Safe for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Kenz Lotion related warnings talks about Kenz Lotion's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Kenz Lotion is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Liver Disease as it can result in adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Kenz Lotion are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug interactions for Kenz Lotion have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

You should also be aware that Kenz Lotion is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



Kenz Lotion Benefits & Uses

Kenz Lotion is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Kenz Lotion Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage

Kenz Lotion Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Kenz Lotion safe for pregnant women?


    Kenz may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Kenz, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Kenz Lotion safe during breastfeeding?


    Breastfeeding women can safely use Kenz.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Kenz Lotion on the Kidneys?


    There are no side effects of Kenz on the kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Kenz Lotion on the Liver?


    Effects of Kenz on the liver can be severe. It is not safe for use without doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Kenz Lotion on the Heart?


    Very few cases of side effects of Kenz on the heart have been reported.

    Mild


Kenz Lotion Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Kenz Lotion unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Kenz Lotion

  • Is this Kenz Lotion habit forming or addictive?


    Kenz Lotion does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Kenz Lotion as you may feel sleepy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Kenz Lotion only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    There is no benefit of taking Kenz Lotion for mental disorders.

    No

Kenz Lotion Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Kenz Lotion


    You can take Kenz Lotion with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Kenz Lotion


    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Kenz Lotion as it can have severe side effects.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Kenz Lotion

Question over 4 years ago

Does Kenz thin the skin ?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

No, Kenz does not make the skin thinner. No known case has been found regarding skin thinning with Kenz. 

Question about 5 years ago

is Kenz steroid ?

Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

No, Kenz is not a steroid. It belongs to the class of drug known as imidazole antifungal agents which are used to treat fungal infections.

Question over 5 years ago

Can I discontinue Kenz on my own or without doctors advice?

Dr. MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Discontinuation of Kenz on your own can cause unwanted side effects such as itching, irritation, and redness. You are recommended to always consult a dermatologist before discontinuing this medicine.

Question over 5 years ago

What is Kenz?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Kenz is a brand name of ketoconazole. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medication called antifungal agents. It is used to treat fungal infections such as tinea corporis (fungal infection of the skin or scalp known as ringworm), tinea cruris (fungal infection in the skin of the genitals known as Jock itch), tinea pedis (fungal infection between the toes also known as athlete's foot), cutaneous candidiasis (skin and nail fungal infection), tinea versicolor (discolored patches of skin), and vaginal candidiasis (a yeast infection of the vagina). Over the counter ketoconazole shampoo control flaking, scaling, and itching of the scalp caused by dandruff.

Question over 5 years ago

Does Kenz cause stomach upset?

Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

No, Kenz does not cause stomach upset when applied topically. However, Kenz can cause stomach upset if taken orally.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Nizoral (ketoconazole)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 792-793

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 174-177

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