Nizoral 200 mg (Ketoconazole-200)
Nizoral- (Ketokonazole) is a medicine used for the treatment of systemic fungal infections or for other conditions determined by your physician. You should not use Nizoral Tablets for fungal meningitis.
It is recommended that you use Nizoral once daily until the infection has disappeared. If the infection is serious, your doctor may increase the daily dosage.
You should report to your doctor any signs and symptoms which may indicate liver dysfunction so that appropriate biochemical testing can be done. Such signs and symptoms may include unusual fatigue, anorexia, nausea and/or vomiting, jaundice, dark urine or pale stools. Nizoral tablets may alter your metabolism.
If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Possible Side Effects
Stop taking this medicine and check with your doctor if any of these side effects occur: fever and chills; skin rash or itching; dark or amber urine; fever and sore throat; loss of appetite; pale stools; reddening.
Store at controlled room temperature 15°-25°C (59°-77°F). Protect from moisture.
Seek emergency medical attention if you suspect an overdose. Symptoms of a Nizoral overdose may include: constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; headache; nausea; vomiting.
If your symptoms do not improve within a few weeks (or months for some infections), or if they become worse, check with your doctor.
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