Sebozol (international name - ketoconazole) refers to a group of antifungal agents with activity against yeasts, dermatophytes, staphylococci, streptococci and eumitsetov. The drug kills fungal pathogens, reduces inflammation and irritation of the skin.
Structure and Composition
The main active ingredient - ketoconazole 20mg.
Auxiliary components: sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium chloride, sodium benzoate, kokodietanolamin, polikvaterium purified water.
Sebozol available as a therapeutic shampoo, lotions and ointments for topical application, tablets.
Pharmacological properties Sebozola
Sebozol is an active antifungal drug used to prevent and treat skin lesions of various infections and fungi (yeasts, dimorphic fungi, staphylococci, etc.). The drug inhibits the synthesis of ergosterol of fungal microorganisms.
Positive feedback received Sebozol as an effective drug for the treatment of reproductive tract infections, gastrointestinal tract, skin and hair.
At simultaneous reception Sebozola and preparations containing rifampicin increases the concentration of ketoconazole in the blood plasma. Sebozol enhances the action of immunosuppressive drugs and anticoagulants.
Sebozol appointed for the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases and fungal infections:
- genitals (jock itch, candidiasis, etc.);
- skin (candidiasis, ringworm, dermatitis, dermatomycosis, etc.);
- hair (seborrhea, seborrheic ringworm, dandruff, pityriasis versicolor);
- lymphatic system (lymph node inflammation, folliculitis, etc.).
Good reviews Sebozol has as a prophylactic for patients who have a predisposition to skin infections and fungal lesions.
Instructions for use Sebozola
According to the instructions Sebozol as creams and ointments should be applied to the affected surface in a small amount of 1 time per day. The drug must be rubbed into the skin in a circular motion until completely absorbed.
Sebozol tablets should be taken orally in a dosage for adults 200 -400 mg per day for children - 5.10 mg. It is recommended to take the drug during meals.
The duration of treatment for candidiasis, mold mycosis and tinea is 2-5 weeks. The duration of treatment for various types of herpes and athlete - 3-4 weeks.
In accordance with instructions in the form of a shampoo Sebozol must be used 2-3 times a week. The shampoo is applied to the damaged areas and washed off after 2-4 minutes. For the treatment of dandruff Sebozol necessary to use 2 times a week for 8-10 weeks. Shampoo should not get into the eyes and mucous membranes.
In prophylactic Sebozol tablets should take one time a day for 5-7 days at a dosage of 200 mg.
During the course of treatment should monitor the functioning of the urinary system, liver and peripheral circulatory system.
Contraindication to Sebozola are hypersensitivity and intolerance to the components of the drug, hepatic and renal failure, chemical and traumatic injuries of the skin, pregnancy and lactation.
Precautions drug is given in elderly and children's age (body weight up to 30 kg).
Side effects Sebozola
Sebozol may cause the following side effects:
- on the part of the digestive system - nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion;
- the central nervous system - dizziness, headache, fainting, insomnia;
- on the part of the reproductive system - decreased libido, menstrual disorders, painful ejaculation.
During the course of treatment may appear allergic reactions - dermatitis, urticaria, eczema, hair loss, photophobia, rash, fever.