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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.
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
Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking ketoconazole?
I am using the cream, not the oral medication.
I started to have rashes on gorin area, doctors prescribed ketoconazole for me for months and this is curing the rashes very effectively . However I searched about the risk of fatal liver problem of the drug. Should I keep taking the drug ?
Check with your PCP: The risk is very low when using ketoconazole in pulsed therapy (once per week for an extended period of time). Your risk of developing a problem with any drug depends on your particular constellation of medical problems. As long as you don't have a predisposition to developing liver damage and your doctor monitors you during treatment, you should be fine. Check with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Potential : side effects. Here is info: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/ketoconazole-side-effects.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
Antimicotic med: It is very effective in treating fungal infections. Taken orally can increase your liver enzymes, thats why it is contraindicated in people with liver disease. ...Read more
Recently, I have been taking ketoconazole pills and i broke it what i think is hives what should I do?
Let your doctor know: The possibility of allergy to the ketoconazole would be low since you have been taking for some time. Also, by your description, my impression is that this has been progressing over some time, and not all of a sudden with associated breathing problems, swelling, nausea or dizziness (signs of anaphylaxis). Hive suppression with cetirizine could work if it is determined that you need ketoconazole ...Read more