ketoconazole, Nizoral, Extina, Xolegel, Kuric (cont.)

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Medical and Pharmacy Editor:

SIDE EFFECTS: Ketoconazole generally is well tolerated. Commonly reported side effects of ketoconazole are:

Other important side effects of ketoconazole are rare; they include:

Liver dysfunction also has been reported. Signs of liver problems include unusual fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting, yellowing of the skin (jaundice), dark urine, and pale stools. Development of these symptoms while taking ketoconazole should be reported to a physician.

PRESCRIPTION: Yes

GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes

PREPARATIONS: Tablets: 200 mg; Shampoo: 1% and 2%; Cream: 2%, Gel: 2%, Foam: 2%

STORAGE:

  • Store tablets at room temperature, 15 C to 25 C (59 F to 77 F) and protected from moisture.
  • Store shampoo 1% between 2 C to 30 C (35 F to 86 F) and protected from light and freezing.
  • Store shampoo 2% at or below 25 C (77 F) and protected from light.
  • Store cream and foam at room temperature, 20 C to 25 C (68 F to 77 F).
  • Store gel between 15C to 30 C (59 F to 86 F).
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/30/2014


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