Dezor

Dezor

ketoconazole

Manufacturer:

Hoe Pharma

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma

Marketer:

Taisho Pharmaceutical
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ketoconazole
Indications/Uses
Cream: Topical treatment of tinea corporis, tinea cruris, tinea pedis, pityriasis versicolor & cutaneous candidiasis. Shampoo: Treatment & prophylaxis of infections in which the yeast Malassezia (previously called Pityrosporum) is involved eg, pityriasis versicolor (localized), seborroeic dermatitis & pityriasis capitis (dandruff).
Dosage/Direction for Use
Cream Apply once daily. Duration of treatment: Pityriasis versicolor, yeast infection/cutaneous candidiasis, tinea cruris, tinea corporis 2 wk. Tinea pedis 4-6 wk. Shampoo Wash hair & scalp or skin thoroughly for 3-5 min then rinse. Pityriasis versicolor Once daily for 5 days. Seborrhoeic dermatitis & pityriasis capitis Twice wkly for 2-4 wk.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Discontinue treatment if irritation or hypersensitivity occurs. Avoid contact w/ eyes & mucous membranes. Overgrowth of nonsusceptible organisms may occur w/ prolonged use. Pregnancy & lactation. Do not use in childn <2 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Skin irritation-burning sensation, pruritus, dermatitis.
Drug Interactions
Decreased antifungal activity w/ rifampicin. May alter serum conc in concurrent use w/ phenytoin.
ATC Classification
D01AC08 - ketoconazole ; Belongs to the class of imidazole and triazole derivatives. Used in the topical treatment of fungal infection.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Dezor cream 2%
Packing/Price
15 g x 1's
Form
Dezor shampoo 2%
Packing/Price
120 mL x 1's
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