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Ketoconazole cream
Skin infections (topicals)
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Drug Name:

Ketoconazole cream Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Ketoconazole 2%; contains sulfites.

Company:
Various generic manufacturers

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for Ketoconazole cream:

Tinea corporis, t. cruris, t. versicolor, t. pedis, cutaneous candidiasis, seborrheic dermatitis.

Adult:

Apply once daily to affected and adjacent area. Treat for at least 2 weeks. T. pedis: treat for 6 weeks. Seborrheic dermatitis: apply to affected area twice daily for 4 weeks or until clinical clearing. Reevaluate if no improvement after full course of treatment.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Asthma (crm). Discontinue if sensitization occurs. Avoid eyes. Shampoo may interfere with permanent waving. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

See Also:

NIZORAL SHAMPOO

NIZORAL A-D SHAMPOO

Pharmacological Class:

Azole antifungal.

Adverse Reactions:

Cream: irritation, pruritus, stinging, allergic reaction. Shampoo: changes in hair texture, scalp pustules, dry or oily scalp or hair, pruritus.

Note:

Cream formerly known under the brand names Ketozole, Nizoral.

How Supplied:

Crm—contact supplier. Shampoo—4oz; A-D Shampoo—4oz, 7oz

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