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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 more
Potential: Side effects. Here is info: https://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/ketoconazole-side-effects. Html ...Read more
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
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 slowly, 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 the ketoconazole ...Read more
I m using ketoconazole 2% for ring worms. It responde but after few days/month ring worm reapers. Using it from last 2 years.?
Ringworm: It is important to continue to use the cream for an extra week, even after the rash disappears, since small amounts of fungus can still exist in the skin. You can use ketoconazole three times a day. If ketoconazole doesn't cure the ringworm, then oral antifungals like Lamisil (terbinafine) or ketoconazole tablets can be prescribed. ...Read more
Have some wound that has developed into a bigger size since I have it, located in the middle of my dick shaft. Now only applying Ketoconazole.
Lesion on penis: F/U with doctor/ ER/ urgent care may be chancre of syphilis and you need benzothine penicillin. or chancroid (Rocephin 250 mg, or zithromax, cipro (ciprofloxacin) or erythromycin) lymphgranuloma venereum, granuloma inguinale (doxycycline 100 BID x 21 days). Ketaconazole is only for fungus.Less likely to be herpes as that is usually multiple. Or behcet's an autoimmune disease is less likely treat w/ cochicine ...Read more
My nephew who will be eight weeks thursday has dry patches of skin in the t-zone. He has lots of flakes in his hair also. Suggestions? Ketoconazole?
Hydration baths: At his age, I like to stay away from any prescription medications unless it is truly necessary. Try to bath him in luke warm water with dove liquid soap. After rinsing his skin, while still soaking wet, thinly rub in vasaline petroleum jelly for thirty seconds, then towel dry. This should alieve most of his dryness and scaling. ...Read more
I m using ketoconazole 2% for ring worms. It responde but after few days/month ring worm reapers. Using it from last 2 years. Just read that this crea?
Incomplete question: One cardinal rule of treatment is the right treatment will seldom if ever work for the wrong diagnosis. You likely have something else. Your local doc or dermatologist could confirm or exclude the label and get you on a better treatment plan. ...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