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Drug information on Nizral (Ketoconazole) from Johnson & Johnson (Ethnor)

Nizral

  Cream
Johnson & Johnson (Ethnor)
Generic : Ketoconazole
 96.00
2% w/w
15g

Drug Name : Ketoconazole

Ketoconazole(Nizoral) generic Nizral is an anti-fungal agent, prescribed for jock itch, athlete's foot and other infections. It interferes with the formation of the fungal cell membrane and kills fungi.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Nizral may be prescribed


Side effects of Nizral

Headache, dizziness, drowsiness, fever, chills, sensitivity to light, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, breast enlargement in male, impotence, decrease in platelet counts and white blood cells, anemia, projection of skull bone, hair loss.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- The oral dose range is 200-400 mg daily. Topical formulations are administered over affected areas once or twice daily.

How to use Nizral?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
It also comes as a cream to apply topically.

When is Nizral not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients who are taking terfenadine or astemizole, cisapride, triazolam and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Nizral

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver disease, alcoholism, blood problems (eg, prophyria), any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• It may affect blood sugar level; monitor sugar level regularly.

Other Precautions for Nizral

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Nizral

Store it at room temperature.


Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA



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