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Published: 8/2007

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
Nizoral Cream 2%
 Active ingredient:
Ketoconazole
 Dosage form:
white cream
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine shows anti-mycotic action by inhibiting biosynthesis of cell membrane of fungus (a kind of mold) to suppress the growth of fungus that is responsible to infectious diseases.
Usually, used for treatment of fungal infections of the skin (tinea, cutaneous candidiasis, chromophytosis, seborrheic dermatitis).

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you ever experienced any allergic reaction (itch, rash etc.) to any medicine.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • General dosage regimen: For treatment of tinea, cutaneous candidiasis, chromophytosis, apply once daily to cover the affected area.
    For treatment of seborrheic dermatitis, apply twice a day to cover the affected area.
    Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist in either case.
  • Do not apply into the eyes.
  • If you miss a dose, apply the missed dose as soon as possible. DO NOT use a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
  • If you use too much of this medicine (more than ordered), check with your doctor/pharmacist. If any cream gets into your eyes, immediately rinse them with water or lukewarm water.
  • Do not stop using this medicine without the instructions of your doctor.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

Common side effects are reported as below. If any of them occurs, check with your doctor/pharmacist: contact dermatitis, itching, redness in the applied portion, irritation in the applied portion, erythema, erosion.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
No pertinent entries.
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and humidity.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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