Ketoconazole cream Rx
Generic Name and Formulations:
Ketoconazole 2%; contains sulfites.
Various generic manufacturers
Indications for Ketoconazole cream:
Tinea corporis, t. cruris, t. versicolor, t. pedis, cutaneous candidiasis, seborrheic dermatitis.
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.
Asthma (crm). Discontinue if sensitization occurs. Avoid eyes. Shampoo may interfere with permanent waving. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.
Cream: irritation, pruritus, stinging, allergic reaction. Shampoo: changes in hair texture, scalp pustules, dry or oily scalp or hair, pruritus.
Cream formerly known under the brand names Ketozole, Nizoral.
Crm—contact supplier. Shampoo—4oz; A-D Shampoo—4oz, 7oz