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Dr. Austina Cho
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Ketoconazole (Definition)

This medication is used to treat fungal infections. In dentistry it is used for oral ...Read more


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If i'm allergic to sulfa (anaphylaxis), can i use ketoconazole? what are other good oral and topical prescription stregnth antifungals

Bactrim-?: Is not an antifingal medication. OTC antifungal topicals are Lotrimin AF and Miconozole. Rx: Diflucan, Nystatin, Nizoral (ketoconazole) tablets or cream,Myclex troches- must be prescribed by your physician. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: ketoconazole?

Please describe the medication: ketoconazole?

Anti fungal: This medication is used to treat fungal infections. In dentistry it is used for oral fungal infections called thrush. ...Read more

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Can ketoconazole cause acne?

Can ketoconazole cause acne?

No: In fact it is a mild anti-androgen and is even used as an adjunct treatment. I'd look for another cause for your flare-up. ...Read more

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Can you use ketoconazole for waxing rash?

Can you use ketoconazole for waxing rash?

No: Ketoconazole is an anti-fungal. Use Hydrocortisone cream three times daily as needed for the dermatitis from waxing. If you have pustules you might need an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Can compound ketoconazole cream treat eczema?

Can compound ketoconazole cream treat eczema?

Fungus...: Ketoconazole is used for fungal infections on the skin. Eczema is best treated with regular moisturizing cream and steroid creams/lotions such as hydrocortisone. Follow up with your doctor for a better evaluation of this problem. ...Read more

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Is it a bad idea to use expired ketoconazole cream?

Not dangerous: It won't hurt you; the only question is whether it will help. No harm in trying if you're trying to save money. ...Read more