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Ketoconazole

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    Ketoconazole
    Nizoral 
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Inhibits fungal synthesis of ergosterol, and element of the fungal cell membrane.
    • Microbiology
    • Effective against Cryptococcus and Candida.

Clinical Use

    • Indications
    • Topical - tinea corporis, tinea cruris, tinea manus, tinea pedis
    • Systemic – cryptococcal meningitis, candidiasis
    • Adverse Effects
    • With systemic use only:
    • Rash
    • Nausea / vomiting / diarrhoea
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