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How can you treat ringworms if you're allergic to ketoconazole pills?

How can you treat ringworms if you're allergic to ketoconazole pills?

See below: Most of "ringworm" except the ones involving scalp are treated with topical creams. Ringworm on scalp is best treated by griseofulvins. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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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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 ok to mix Dermovate and ketoconazole to treat ringworm?

Is it ok to mix Dermovate and ketoconazole to treat ringworm?

Probably shouldn't: If it is definite that you have a fungal infection, which is commonly called ringworm you are better off just using the ketoconazole fungal cream and not using the steroid. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Be certain : You are treating the right condition as other rashes can appear similar to ringworm, such as pityriasis. Have your child's doctor confirm the diagnosis and guide treatment . ...Read more

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I have a reoccurring rash that has been treated in the past with Nizoral (ketoconazole) and ketaconozole. is there something OTC I can get to replace?

I have a reoccurring rash that has been treated in the past with Nizoral (ketoconazole) and ketaconozole. is there something OTC I can get to replace?

Begin with diagnosis: Ketoconazole is generic version of Nizoral (ketoconazole). Neither is effective for "recurring rash" unless it is seborrheic dermatitis or fungus or yeast. Suppose you have something else? Then you will find best relief by using whatever is indicated for that diagnosis. I suggest you consult a skin DR (dermatologist). ...Read more

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I have been prescribed 400mg of ketoconazole once a month for six months to treat tinea versicolor will this small dosage work and will it take the fu?

I have been prescribed 400mg of ketoconazole once a month for six months to treat tinea versicolor will this small dosage work and will it take the fu?

Maybe: Topical antifungal medications containing 2.5% selenium sulfide shampoo are usually recommended. Oral antifungal options include 400 mg of ketoconazole or Fluconazole in a single dose, or ketoconazole 200 mg daily for 7 days. These regimens may be made more effective by having the patient exercise 1–2 hours after taking the antifungal, to induce sweating. ...Read more

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Can I use Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo every other day to treat and maintain sebhorreic dermatitis?

Can I use Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo every other day to treat and maintain sebhorreic dermatitis?

Definitely: Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo is an effective treatment for seborrheic dermatitis. If this does not completely clear your condition, or if you have other symptoms such as itch, consider seeing your primary care physician or dermatologist for further management. ...Read more

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Is Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo effective and safe to use 3x a week for long periods of time? To treat seb dermatitis

Is Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo effective and safe to use 3x a week for long periods of time? To treat seb dermatitis

Nizoral (ketoconazole) : This mediated shampoo is used frequently to treat seborhreic dermatitis. Three times per week to start is a common recommendation. If you notice no improvement after a couple of weeks you may need to try something else. ...Read more