Uses and Benefits
Zero Fungus -KT Neo Cream15GM cream is combination of medicines used to treat skin infections caused by fungus and bacteria and certain yeasts. It is used to treat infections caused by Epidermophyton floccosum, Trichophyton spp., and Microsporum spp. These infections caused could be infection of feet, ringworm infection, or infection in groin and buttocks. It is used for the topical treatment of tinea corporis, tinea cruris and tinea pedis and in the treatment of cutaneous candidiasis, seborrheic dermatitis and scalp psoriasis, characterised by symptoms such as red, scaly, itchy patches of skin on the scalp and persistent dandruff. This cream is also used in the treatment of cryptococcal infection and infections caused by Blastomyces, Aspergillus, histoplasma. However, the uses of this cream mentioned here are not exhaustive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.
The active ingredients of Zero Fungus -KT Neo Cream 15GM cream are Clobetasol propionate (0.05% W/W), Iodochlorhydroxyquinoline (1% W/W), Ketoconazole (2% W/W), Neomycin (0.1% W/W) and Tolnaftate (2% W/W)
Mechanism of Action of Drugs
Clobetasol propionate is a steroid which works by blocking the production of prostaglandins (chemical messengers) that make skin red, swollen and itchy. Iodochlorhydroxyquinoline is an antibiotic that kills bacteria and fungus by damaging the DNA.
Ketoconazole and Tolnaftate are anti-fungal drugs that changes the permeability of the cell wall of the fungal cells and prevents their growth. It binds to the phospholipids of the membrane and inhibits the fungal CYP450 activity, thereby decreasing ergosterol biosynthesis that are essential for the development of the cell membrane. This results in the death of cells due to the loss of intracellular sections.
Neomycin is an antibiotic that stops the growth of bacteria on the skin by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out its vital functions.
Contraindications and Caution
Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Derma KT Neo cream.
- Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the cream.
- Patients with ocular lesions
- Tuberculosis of skin
- Patients with perforated tympanic membrane & broken skin
- Avoid contact with middle ear, eyes, meninges, brain
- Children less than 2 years of age
Side and Adverse Effects
The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Zero Fungus -KT Neo Cream cream. It is usually well tolerated when used in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones include:
- Itching at the application site
- Skin rash
Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:
- Severe irritation
- Dry skin
How to Use
Use Zero Fungus -KT Neo Creamcream as instructed by your doctor. Do not use this cream for durations shorter or longer than suggested by your doctor.
Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount prescribed, even though the symptoms disappear after medicine has begun. Stopping the medication too early can allow the growth of the microbes to begin, which can lead to an infection relapse.
Clean and dry the affected area. Apply a thin layer of Derma KT Neo cream twice daily or as advised by your doctor and gently rub on the affected areas. Avoid getting this cream in contact with open wounds, eyes, mouth and nose.
Avoid applying the Zero Fungus -KT Neo Creamcream more than required. In case of overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Consult your doctor if you experience any allergic reaction. Symptoms of over dose may include:
- Burning sensation
- Severe itching
- Paraesthesia of skin
Warnings and Precautions
Use Zero Fungus -KT Neo Cream cream on the advice of your medical practitioner. Complete avoidance of the cream may be required in the following conditions:
Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of using this cream for renal patients, consult your doctor if you have renal problems and stay on the safe side.
Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking this cream for hepatic patients, consult your doctor if you have liver problems and stay on the safe side.
Zero Fungus -KT Neo Cream cream is generally considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on fetus; however, there are limited human studies. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before using this cream.
This medicine is generally considered safe to use in nursing mothers unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since the effect of the medicine on infants is not clearly established, we recommend that you to consult your doctor before using the cream.
Since there is not enough reliable information about the interaction of Derma KT Neo cream with alcohol, consult your doctor and stay on the safe side.
Zero Fungus -KT Neo cream does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of using this cream, consult your doctor and stay on the safe side.
There are no known food interactions with Derma KT Neo cream.
There are no known drug interactions with.Zero Fungus -KT Neo Cream Check with your medical professional about all the possible interactions of the drugs you’re taking.
- Do not use this cream post the expiry date
- Avoid contact with eye, open wounds or mucous membranes
- Do not use this medication for durations shorter or longer than suggested by your doctor
- Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius)
FDA Pregnancy Category
Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.