What is KetoChlor?
KetoChlor is a medicated shampoo used to treat fungal and bacterial diseases of the skin. KetoChlor requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
For: Dogs, Cats and Horses
Cleanses, treats, and heals fungal and bacterial diseases of the skin
Lathers well, rinses easily
How it works:
KetoChlor contains ketoconazole, an antifungal medication, and chitosanide, a biopolymer that acts as a protective barrier for the skin and hair. Also contains spherulites that slow release the ingredients long after application.
Tell your veterinarian about any prescription or over-the-counter medications you are giving your pet.
Chlorhexidine Gluconate (2%), Ketoconazole (1%) Shampoo
What is the most important information I should know about KetoChlor Shampoo: KetoChlor Shampoo is a combination shampoo available by prescription used in the treatment of fungal and bacterial diseases of the skin (dermatitis, pyoderma). It can be used on dogs, cats and horses
What is KetoChlor Shampoo: KetoChlor Shampoo is a combination of Chlorhexidine Gluconate (2%), an antibacterial, and ketoconazole (1%), an antifungal and is used for bacterial and fungal infections of the skin. KetoChlor Shampoo may be used for purposes other than those listed in this guide.
What should I discuss with my veterinarian before giving KetoChlor Shampoo to my pet: Tell your veterinarian if your pet is allergic to KetoChlor Shampoo or any of the individual ingredients.
How should KetoChlor Shampoo be used: Use this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian. Follow the directions on the prescription label. If you do not understand these directions ask your veterinarian or pharmacist to explain them to you. Shake well before using the shampoo. Wet the coat with warm water and apply sufficient shampoo to create a rich lather. Rinse well and repeat. Allow the lather to remain on the hair for 5 to 10 minutes, and then rinse thoroughly with clean water.
What happens if I miss a dose: Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and use the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not give a double dose of the medication.
What happens if I overdose the pet: Overdose as a result of using this shampoo are unlikely. If an overdose is suspected, or if you see any unusual signs, symptoms, or behaviors in your pet, contact your veterinarian immediately.
What should I avoid while using KetoChlor Shampoo: Do not use KetoChlor Shampoo on a pet that is allergic to it or to similar products.
What are the possible side effects of KetoChlor Shampoo: There should be no side effects if used according to directions. However, if skin irritation develops or increases, discontinue use and contact your veterinarian Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that is unusual or seems especially bothersome to your pet.
What other drugs will affect KetoChlor Shampoo: Tell your veterinarian about prescription and over the counter medications that are given to your pet. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products.
Where can I get more information: Your pharmacist has information written for health professionals that you may read.
KetoChlor Shampoo is a combination of Chlorhexidine gluconate (2%), an antibacterial, and Ketoconazole (1%), an antifungal, and is used in the treatment of fungal and bacterial diseases of the skin such as dermatitis and pyoderma.
KetoChlor Shampoo can be used on dogs, cats, and horses.
Tip: In households with cats, separate the treated dog for about one hour until the product is thoroughly dry.