What is Nizoral (Ketoconazole) used for?
Nizoral (Ketoconazole) is used to treat a variety of conditions, such as fungal infections of the skin, nails and in the body, as well as protozoal infections, prostate cancer, Cushing's syndrome, and high levels of calcium in the blood caused by tuberculosis or sarcoidosis.
How should I use Nizoral (Ketoconazole)?
Nizoral (Ketoconazole) tablets should be taken by mouth, normally once per day. You should take this medication at the same time every day. Take this medication exactly as prescribed, and continue taking it for the entire period for which it was prescribed, unless told otherwise by your physician.
What are the side effects of Nizoral (Ketoconazole)?
Some side effects of Nizoral (Ketoconazole) include:
If you experience any other more serious side effects, you should consult your physician immediately.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Nizoral (Ketoconazole). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.