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Xolegel Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is ketoconazole topical (Xolegel)?
- What are the possible side effects of ketoconazole topical (Xolegel)?
- What is the most important information I should know about ketoconazole topical (Xolegel)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider berfore using ketoconazole topical (Xolegel)?
- How should I apply ketoconazole topical (Xolegel)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Xolegel)?
- What happens if I overdose (Xolegel)?
- What should I avoid while using ketoconazole topical (Xolegel)?
- What other drugs will affect ketoconazole topical (Xolegel)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Xolegel)?
Use the medication as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and use the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Xolegel)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine, or if anyone has accidentally swallowed it.
An overdose of ketoconazole topical applied to the skin is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while using ketoconazole topical (Xolegel)?
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, mouth, and nose, or on your lips. If it does get into any of these areas, wash with water.
Avoid covering treated skin areas with tight-fitting, synthetic clothing (such as nylon or polyester) that doesn't allow air to circulate to your skin. If you are treating your feet, wear clean cotton socks and sandals or shoes that allow for air circulation. Keep your feet as dry as possible.
Avoid using other skin or hair products that can cause irritation, such as harsh soaps or shampoos or skin cleansers, hair coloring or permanent chemicals, hair removers or waxes, or skin products with alcohol, spices, astringents, or lime. Do not use other medicated skin products unless your doctor has told you to.
What other drugs will affect ketoconazole topical (Xolegel)?
There may be other drugs that can affect ketoconazole topical. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about ketoconazole.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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