Nizoral Cream

Nizoral Cream

ketoconazole

Manufacturer:

Janssen

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ketoconazole
Indications/Uses
Topical treatment of dermatophyte skin infections eg, tinea corporis, cruris, manus & pedis due to Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Microsporum canis & Epidermophyton floccosum; cutaneous candidosis & tinea (pityriasis) versicolor. Seborrheic dermatitis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Cutaneous candidosis, tinea corporis, cruris, manus & pedis, pityriasis versicolor Apply to affected area once daily. Seborrheic dermatitis Apply to affected area once or bd. Duration of treatment: Tinea versicolor & yeast infections 2-3 wk. Tinea cruris 2-4 wk. Tinea corporis 3-4 wk. Tinea pedis 4-6 wk. Seborrheic dermatitis Usual initial duration: 2-4 wk. Maintenance: Apply once or twice wkly.
Special Precautions
Not for ophth use. Gradually w/draw concomitant steroid therapy over 2-3 wk. Ped patients.
Adverse Reactions
Application site erythema & pruritus; skin burning sensation.
ATC Classification
D01AC08 - ketoconazole ; Belongs to the class of imidazole and triazole derivatives. Used in the topical treatment of fungal infection.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Nizoral Cream 2 %
Packing/Price
15 g x 1's
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