What is KetoChlor Shampoo?
KetoChlor Shampoo is a medicated shampoo used to treat fungal and bacterial diseases of the skin. KetoChlor Shampoo requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
Dogs, Cats and Horses
- Cleanses, treats, and heals fungal and bacterial diseases of the skin
- Pleasant fragrance
- Lathers well, rinses easily
How does KetoChlor Shampoo works?
KetoChlor Shampoo 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 thing 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. 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 here.
What should I discuss with my veterinarian before applying 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 applied?
Shake well before using the shampoo. Wet the coat with warm water and apply a sufficient amount of shampoo to create a rich lather, and massage into the wet coat. Rinse well and repeat. Allow the lather to remain on the coat for at least 5 to 10 minutes, and then rinse thoroughly with clean water. May be used initially 2 to 3 times a week for four weeks, then reduced to once a week, or as directed by your veterinarian.
What are the potential 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 happens if I miss an application of KetoChlor Shampoo?
Resume regular application schedule.
What happens if I overdose my pet on KetoChlor Shampoo?
If ingestion of KetoChlor Shampoo is suspected, consult your veterinarian or emergency veterinary clinic 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 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.
KetoChlor Shampoo Directions:
- 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.
In households with cats, separate the treated dog for about one hour until the product is thoroughly dry.
Shake well before using the shampoo. Wet the coat with warm water and apply a sufficient amount of shampoo to create a rich lather, and massage into the wet coat. Rinse well and repeat. Allow the lather to remain on the coat for at least 5 to 10 minutes, and then rinse thoroughly with clean water. May be used initially 2 to 3 times a week for four weeks, then reduced to once a week, or as directed by your veterinarian
Store at room temperature.
KetoChlor Shampoo is rated
Rated 4 out of
Time it takes to work
I have used this shampoo before it has work well the thing is that once it done with the treatment it comes back in a couple of months so keep some always handy my bulldog Betty needs it so she can be happy but worth trying keeps them from scratching and clears up a lot of skin issues.
Date published: 2014-11-25
Rated 3 out of
Only have used twice. Hope it works! Our Teddy is miserable with scratching, itching. When I pet him skin feels oily.
Date published: 2014-11-18
Rated 5 out of
Has really helped!
This product has really helped clear our German Shepherds skin allergy. She seemed to be soothed by its use. She found relief from the itching and redness cleared up by the next day! Very gentle.
Date published: 2013-09-27
Rated 4 out of
Works, but we can't use it
Our little dog had skin that was turning dark due to a yeast infection.
Very hard to get rid of once it takes over your dog.
This product certainly works, but our dog's skin was sensitive from her condition and this shampoo caused her to scream in pain. Unfortunately, for it to really work, you need to leave it on for a while (at least 5 minutes).
So we had to stop using it. It must have been stinging her very badly for the screaming to occur.
Date published: 2013-09-24
Rated 5 out of
Since I began using KetoChlor on my precious missi her dry skin and odor has improved dramatically. Her skin used to be so dry and extremely flaky. She would always scratch really bad. Her skin had developed a really bad bacterial infection and she smelled awful. I tried many things but nothing helped. KetoChlor was the best thing the veterinarian prescribed. At first I had to bathe her every other day. Now I bathe her with it once a week. The bacteria, the odor and the dry flaky skin is gone. I'm happy and missi is happy. I definitely recommend this product. Thank you petmeds
Date published: 2013-09-07
Rated 4 out of
My dachshund had broken out with red bumbs on her belly and eventually it was all over her. I took her took the doctor and they did test after test. They ended up putting her on allergy pills and hyperallergenic food. None of that worked and I was about to take her to a dermatoligist when I decided to look around for something to help her. I found KetoChlor on 1800PetMeds and she has been bump free now for 3 years. She also is off all the allergy meds and back on regular food. The only thing is that I wished that it came in a bigger bottle. I would recommend this to anyone's dog who is suffering from something like this.
Date published: 2012-11-21
Rated 1 out of
I had high hopes for this, but its overpowering scent made it impossible for me to use. I spoke to the vet about this before she prescribed it. We have allergies at our house and if the people can't function (go to work, etc.) , the dog doesn't eat. I wish that they would make a version without the added perfume. Lots of dogs for which this is prescribed have allergies. Not a smart move to put a strong scent in a product intended for use on sensitive animals. Medicinal smell would be better than this. Smell aside, it was somewhat helpful, but not earth-shattering.
Date published: 2012-01-25
Rated 5 out of
Stinking, Horrible Odor GONE
For 4 years my poor little Shih Tzu had chewed her paws til she had blood dripping. She smelled horrible, and her belly and legs were black with fungus. I took her to 2 different Vets and neither one could figure out what to do other than charge me hundreds of $$$$, for nothing to work. I asked my vet to prescribe Keto Chlor Shampoo as a last resort before putting her down. I couldn't bear to watch her chew her body, it was everywhere in her eyes and ears, she had chewed her body almost hairless She was miserable, she would chew herself all night long. I felt so sorry for her, I would sit and hold her to make her stop chewing. I tried everything on the market, changed her foods, kept her away from other pets Keto Chlor Shampoo took care of all her problems along with an antibiotic, and steriods occasionally. I would pay $50.00 for a bottle to keep her comfortable. Take my advice ask your Vet for a prescription and get it online, it's a MIRACLE!!!
Date published: 2011-12-29