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Ketoconazole Allergy In Children
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
Can nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo be used in a 8 year old children's skin to treat ringworm? If so, how many times a day, how and for how long?
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
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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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
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
Uncertain of: Question. Recommend taking as prescribed. That is a normal starting dose for fungal infections. ...Read more
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
Should I keep ketoconazole on my ringworm all the time or sertain times a day? Please help it gotten bigger
I have been treating my jock itch with ketoconazole cream (2%) twice a day for one week with little effect. Why have I not improved much?
Tolnaftate: Try this instead. If there are satellite lesions, get a good anti-candidal cream. ...Read more
My daughters hair is kinky type nd its better plaited soo I cannot be washing it everyday with the ketoconazole. Any hair oil to recommend?
Ketoconazole: No need to use it daily. Should help at twice a week ...Read more
Dr pescribed ketoconazole 200 mg 1 day for 10 days& the cream one 2 times a day for 15 days will the tablet cuz me liver or anyother problems?!?
Is skin fungus stubborn?!?! how long it's takes 2 go away? Been a week now on pills &cream ketoconazole 2% I have left 2 pills and no improvement!
Yes, stubborn: You may need to use the anti fungal cream for many weeks. Be patient and persistent and you will get rid of this infection. ...Read more
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
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
I am a 41 yr old male and have been taking propecia (finasteride) for over ten years. I was just prescribed ketoconazole tabs. Can I continue taking propecia (finasteride)?
Yes: There is no significant interaction between these two medications. ...Read more