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What to do about an allergy from Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo?

What to do about an allergy from Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo?

Avoid it: The best treatment for any allergy is to avoid what you are allergic to. This is particularly true for drugs. If there was a compelling reason to use a particular drug, an allergist could help. In the case of Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo, there are substitutes. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Can ketoconazole cause your ankles to swell?

Can ketoconazole cause your ankles to swell?

Allergic reaction.: Any medication can cause an allergic reaction in which swelling could be a possible outcome, especially if the swelling of the ankles occurred directly after taking the ketoconazole. I would consider discontinuing the medication. ...Read more

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What is the uses and side-effect of yucomy (ketoconazole)?

What is the uses and side-effect of yucomy (ketoconazole)?

Antimicotic med: It is very effective in treating fungal infections. Taken orally can increase your liver enzymes, that's why it is contraindicated in people with liver disease. ...Read more

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Would ketoconazole help with a ring worm?

Would ketoconazole help with a ring worm?

Yes: Yes it can be used for ringworm but I would talk to a doctor so they can make a proper diagnosis and discuss with you how to properly use this medication. ...Read more

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Can I use ketoconazole in my penis?

Can I use ketoconazole in my penis?

OTC medications: Yes, of course. This is a common and normal anti-fungal medication safe for topical use. ...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 ketoconazole help my baby's butt rash?

Can ketoconazole help my baby's butt rash?

Maybe: If caused by a yeast infection, yes. If other causes such as irritation or an allergic reaction, no. ...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

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What are the side effects of nizoral (ketoconazole)?

Betnovate is a: Trade name for betamethasone, a topical steroid. Nizoral (ketoconazole) is an anti-yeast/fungal, occasionally causes nauses. All drugs have allergies. ...Read more

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Is butenafine and ketoconazole stronger for jock itch?

Is butenafine and ketoconazole stronger for jock itch?

Jock itch: Both the meds you have listed will work fairly well for common jock itch. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use ketoconazole for ringworms on my face?

Is it okay to use ketoconazole for ringworms on my face?

Ringworm: Yes, Ketoconazole topical treatment is safe to use on the face two times a day for a week. If there is no improvement, however, after 48 hours, you should have the rash seen by your doctor. ...Read more

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Nizoral (ketoconazole) contains SLS and Parabens. True Or False?

Here is a list of th: Ingredients in Nizoral (ketoconazole) cream:purified water, propylene glycol, cetyl alcohol, stearyl
alcohol, sorbitan stearate, polysorbate 60, polysorbate 80, sodium sulphite
(E221) and isopropyl myristate. Remember if generic is given other ingredients may be found ...Read more

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Has anyone experienced any negative side-effects from Nizoral (ketoconazole)?

Has anyone experienced any negative side-effects from Nizoral (ketoconazole)?

Certainly: All medications will have someone have a side effect that is less than desirable. It involves a lot of factors.....Ketooconazole should not be taken with erythromycin's and in some can cause liver problems. Most people do very well and it is safe enough to have the topical form over the counter. Oral is still a prescription. Talk to your prescribing doctor if you have concerns. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my doctor prescribed me ketoconazole tablets i.p 200 mg?

Uncertain of: Question. Recommend taking as prescribed. That is a normal starting dose for fungal infections. ...Read more

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Ketoconazole everyday for a couple days and I'm breaking out with hives, what's wrong?

Ketoconazole everyday for a couple days and I'm breaking out with hives, what's wrong?

Could be allergy: Your symptoms could be the first signs of developing an allergy to this medication. I would stop medication, talk with your primary doctor about other options, and consider seeing an Allergist for further workup and evaluation. ...Read more

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Ketoconazole cream 2% not working on jock itch after 12 days of use, twice daily. What to do?

Ketoconazole cream 2% not working on jock itch after 12 days of use, twice daily. What to do?

See doctor: It may not be "jock itch". it is not feasible to say what it may be, without examining you. Given the lack of response to a medication that should have taken care of a jock itch, it is time to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Should I keep ketoconazole on my ringworm all the time or sertain times a day? Please help it gotten bigger

Twice a day: You need to apply on the rash twicw a day, it takes few days to clear. Just apply on the ringworm and rub it in till you can not see the cream and use it twice a day. If it does not go away in few days than get it checked by your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to take a 200mg ketoconazole that is a year and a half old? I have the same rash again that required the medication in the first place.

Is it harmful to take a 200mg ketoconazole that is a year and a half old? I have the same rash again that required the medication in the first place.

Old medications: What is the condition of the pills? Is there an "off odor" in the bottle? Generally medications are safe to take if older but over time they may lose potency or as some - like cheap aspirin - start to decompose. You could try taking the course - it might take a little longer to resolve and if it doesn't - ask for a refill. Good luck ...Read more

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Hello I'm Casper. I recently got really bad psoriasis. I've had it a little bit in the past but it's almost all over my body now. Have tried Nizoral (ketoconazole).

Get serious Rx: Listen, Casper. You're going to need prescription-strength Rx and long-term care by a dermatologist. Home, over-the-counter and "pop" / "natural" remedies will fail. Good luck with this. ...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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Using Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo helps person suffering from alpoecia?

Using Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo helps person suffering from alpoecia?

Possibly: There is data to suggest that male pattern alopecia may benefit from use of ketoconazole topically, although not approved for usage by fda. Currently only approved usage is for dandruff and seborrheic scalp dermatitis. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Ketoconazole (Definition)

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