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Nizoral A Medication
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
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
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
Shifting clouds?: Not sure what you mean by "shifting clouds" . Please resubmit question. In general, it is not advisable to use expired medication. ...Read more
I have little sand like grains on my scalp with a slight itch. I have been using Nizoral (ketoconazole) 2%. It does not help with this issue.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: No it does not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Nizoral (ketoconazole): Nizoral has a broader spectrum of antifungal coverage than naftin (naftifine). Naftin (naftifine) indicated for trichophyton fungal infections (athlete's foot, jock rash) whereas Nizoral also covers candida (yeast) fungal infections which is commonly associated with balanitis. ...Read more
You Can: Head and shoulders typically has selenium sulfide in it which has a different mechanism of action that Nizoral (ketoconazole-an antifungal). These topicals are typically used to treat seborrheic dermatitis/dandruff. Because each works differently, you may get more of an affect using both. Good luck! ...Read more