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Nizoral Shampoo

Nizoral Shampoo

ketoconazole

Manufacturer:

Interphil

Distributor:

Zuellig
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ketoconazole
Indications/Uses
Treatment & prophylaxis of infections in which yeast Malassezia (previously called Pityrosporum) is involved eg, seborrheic dermatitis & pityriasis capitis (dandruff). Pityriasis versicolor.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Usually, a palmful or 1 sachet suffices for 1 wash. Wash infected areas of skin or scalp & leave on for 3-5 min before rinsing. Treatment: Pityriasis versicolor Once daily for 1-3 days. Seborrheic dermatitis & pityriasis capitis Twice wkly for 2-4 wk. Prophylaxis: Seborrheic dermatitis & pityriasis capitis Once every 1 or 2 wk.
Special Precautions
Gradually w/draw steroid therapy over a period of 2-3 wk in patients who have been on prolonged treatment w/ topical steroids to prevent any potential rebound effect. Avoid contact w/ eyes. Childn & infant <12 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Eye irritation, increased lacrimation; application site erythema, irritation, hypersensitivity, pruritus, pustules & reaction; hypersensitivity; folliculitis; dysgeusia; acne, alopecia, contact dermatitis, dry skin, abnormal hair texture, rash, skin burning sensation, disorder & exfoliation.
MIMS Class
Psoriasis, Seborrhea & Ichthyosis Preparations
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 Shampoo shampoo 20 mg/g (2%)
Packing/Price
6 mL x 48 × 1's
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