ketoconazole cream - topical, Nizoral
GENERIC NAME: KETOCONAZOLE CREAM - TOPICAL (kee-toe-CON-uh-zole)
BRAND NAME(S): Nizoral
USES: Ketoconazole is used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, and certain kinds of dandruff. This medication is also used to treat a skin condition known as pityriasis (tinea versicolor), a fungal infection that causes a lightening or darkening of the skin of the neck, chest, arms, or legs. Ketoconazole is an azole antifungal that works by preventing the growth of fungus.
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