What to do about an allergy from Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo?

Avoid it. The best treatment for any allergy is to avoid what you are allergic to.. This is particularly true for drugs. If there was a compelling reason to use a particular drug, an allergist could help. In the case of Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo, there are substitutes.

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Using Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo helps person suffering from alpoecia?

Ketoconazole. Ketoconazole is used to treat infections caused by a fungus or yeast. It works by killing the fungus or yeast or preventing its growth. If it is alopecia due to seborrheic dermatitis then you are using it for the correct reason. If you are unsure, you really should ask the doctor who prescribed the medication. Read more...
Possibly. There is data to suggest that male pattern alopecia may benefit from use of ketoconazole topically, although not approved for usage by fda. Currently only approved usage is for dandruff and seborrheic scalp dermatitis. Read more...

Earlier I'd used Nizoral, (ketoconazole) 8x shampoos fr dandruff. Now a days they are not showing any effect. I was suggested Tony&Guy. Is it good? If not, pls suggest

Have you tried. a coal tar shampoo such as T/Gel? These can be very effective, especially when the other shampoos are no longer working. Alternatives (if you have not tried them) are selenium sulfide or salicylic acid shampoos. As with many long term treatments, it is usually best to alternate use of different types so that the scalp does not develop a resistance (or tachyphylaxis) to a single agent. Good luck! Read more...

Should I use head and shoulders conditioner after washing Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo?

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...

Does using Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo removes DHT from head?

DHT. Dihydrotestoterone, is a hormone, excess levels of which have been implicated in male hair loss and prostate problems. Ketoconazole may produce a decrease in testosterone making it useful for treating prostate cancer and there are studies suggesting efficacy in regrowing hair. Read more...