Nizoral cream
 Nizoral - means for the treatment of fungal diseases.

Pharmacological action

Action Nizoral funds based on their constituent material ketoconazole having fungstaticheskim and fungicidal action against yeast and dimorphic fungi eumitsetov, dermatophytes, multi-colored lichen, cryptococci, Trichophyton, athlete, staphylococcus, streptococcus.

Most of the positive reviews of Nizorale used to treat seborrhea caused by strains of Pityrosporum ovate.

When applied topically active substance Nizoral is not absorbed into the systemic circulation.

Product form

Producing Nizoral shampoo, Nizoral tablets, cream and suppositories.

Indications Nizoral

Nizoral tablets used to treat: the gastrointestinal tract mucosal fungal infections, chronic yeast, fungal infections of nails, skin, soft tissue, systemic mycosis, for preventing fungal infections in patients with weakened immune systems, for example after undergoing chemotherapy.

The cream is applied externally with pityriasis versicolor, seborrhea, jock itch, and ringworm Cutaneous mycoses caused by the fungus Candida, athlete's hands and feet.

Nizoral Shampoo is effective in seborrheic dermatitis (dandruff), multi-colored shingles.

Candles on the instructions Nizoral is used to treat thrush.


Nizoral should not be taken on the instructions of severe kidney disease, liver, during lactation, pregnancy.

Ketoconazole tablets with care taking women over 50l., Patients with hormonal disorders and those who pass therapy hepatotoxic agents.

Nizoral shampoo and cream can take nursing, pregnant women.

Medicines containing isoniazid and rifampicin may reduce the level of ketoconazole. Nizoral may in turn trigger an increase concentration of active ingredients methylprednisolone, cyclosporine, fenilina, warfarin, acenocoumarol.

The simultaneous use of tablets nizkogormonalnymi contraceptives can cause bleeding.

It is undesirable to combine the drug with ethanol, also found that ketoconazole increases the toxicity of phenytoin.

Instructions for use Nizoral

Nizoral tablets are taken with meals is recommended. Adults should take 200 mg / day. In some cases, the dosage was increased to 400 mg.

The duration of treatment varies depending on the diagnosis. Ringworm treatment lasts less than one month, onychomycosis - six months or a year, tinea versicolor - 10 days, systemic mycosis - 1 or 2 months, candidiasis of the skin and mouth - 2 or 3 weeks, yeast - 5 days.

According to the instructions, and Nizoral can be given to children. For these dosage calculated by weight: children weighing 15-30kg give 100 mg / day for the prevention of fungus - 4-8mg / kg body weight per day.

Nizoral cream is recommended to be applied to the areas affected by fungus one or two p / day. Duration of treatment also depends on the diagnosis. When ringworm cream used for 3-4 weeks. When athlete and athlete's groin - 2-6 weeks., Candidiasis, herpes otrubevidnom - 2-3 weeks.

Dandruff cure cream 2-4 weeks.

 Nizoral Shampoo
 Nizoral Shampoo uses two p / week. For the prevention of dandruff shampoo may be used once every two weeks.

For the treatment of lichen colored shampoo used once every five days.

For greater therapeutic effect after application of the shampoo on the hair hold for five minutes.

Vaginal suppositories used Nizoral one p / night one candle for 3-5dn.

Good reviews about Nizoral and efficiency with thrush, when at the same time take the candles and tablets.

side effects

Nizoral may cause paresthesia, headache, increased intracranial pressure, insomnia, nausea, hepatitis, increased activity of liver transaminases, dizziness, gynecomastia, deterioration of libido, menstrual disorders, thrombocytopenia.

Nizoral cream can cause irritation, burning and itching at the site of the processing means. In rare cases, a contact dermatitis.

There are reviews of Nizoral candlelight causing vaginal irritation, redness and pain in the penis of sexual partner (in rare cases), abdominal pain, dental pain, hives.