Generic Name - Ketoconazole
Category - Antifungal medication
Generic for Nizoral* is indicated to treat infections caused by a fungus or yeast. Ketoconazole (Generic for Nizoral* ) helps in the treatment of fungal infections of the skin such as ringworm of the body (tinea corporis), ringworm of the groin (tinea cruris or jock itch), sun fungus (tinea versicolor, pityriasis versicolor) and dandruff. It works by killing the fungus or yeast or preventing its growth.
Generic for Nizoral* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Nizoral* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any other medication for the same purpose.
Generic for Nizoral* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericNizoral*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Nizoral* for Fungal infections is a single daily dose of 200 milligrams (1 tablet).
In very serious infections, or if the problem does not clear up within the expected time, the dose of Nizoral* may be increased to 400 milligrams (2 tablets) once daily. Treatment lasts at least 1 to 2 weeks, and for some infections much longer.
Generic for Nizoral* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Nizoral* side Effects include dark yellow or brown urine
Loss of appetite redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth and skin rash, itching.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Nizoral*.
Generic for Nizoral* and Pregnancy
Studies do not indicate whether generic Nizoral* will harm an unborn baby. Hence, do not use this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.
Generic for Nizoral* and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether Generic for Nizoral* used on a regular basis, is absorbed into the mother's body enough to pass into the breast milk. The shampoo was not absorbed through the skin after frequent shampooing by volunteers. Therefore, it is unlikely to cause problems in nursing babies.
Generic for Nizoral* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Nizoral* in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Nizoral* and Geriatric
In the absence of specific information comparing use of generic Nizoral* in the elderly with use in other age groups, it is best to consult your doctor before using Generic for Nizoral*.
The above information about Generic for Nizoral* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.