What is Nizoral?
Nizoral Cream is used for Fungal Infections, Yeast Infections Of Skin and other conditions.
Nizoral Cream contains Ketoconazole as an active ingredient.
Nizoral Cream works by preventing yeasts and fungi from reproducing.
Detailed information related to Nizoral Cream’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Nizoral Cream Uses
Nizoral Cream is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Fungal Infections
- Yeast Infections Of Skin
Nizoral Cream Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Nizoral Cream improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
- Preventing yeasts and fungi from reproducing.
Nizoral Cream – Composition and Active Ingredients
Nizoral Cream is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Nizoral Cream – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Nizoral Cream. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Decreased Platelets
- Inability To Achieve Erection
- Blockade Of Synthesis Of Hormones From Adrenal Glands
- Itching Of Skin
Nizoral Cream – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Have or history of hepatic impairment, predisposition to adrenocortical insufficiency
- Limit alcohol consumption
- Take antacid 1 hour before or 2 hours after this drug
Nizoral Cream – Drug Interactions
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Nizoral Cream may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Nizoral Cream may interact with the following drugs and products:
- Abiraterone acetate
- Aluminium hydroxide and oxide
Nizoral Cream – Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Nizoral Cream is a contraindication. In addition, Nizoral Cream should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- Preexisting liver disease
Nizoral Cream – Frequently asked Questions
- Is Nizoral Cream safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
- Is Nizoral Cream safe while breastfeeding?
- Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Nizoral Cream medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Nizoral Cream. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.