Active Ingredient(s):Ketoconazole FDA Approved: * October 10, 1997 Pharm Company: *MCNEIL CONS SPECLT Category:Antifungal
Ketoconazole, sold under the brand name Nizoral among others, is an antiandrogen and antifungal medication used to treat a number of fungal infections. Applied to the skin it is used for fungal skin infections such as tinea, cutaneous candidiasis, pityriasis versicolor, dandruff, and seborrheic dermatitis. Taken by mouth it is a less preferred option and only recommended for severe infections when other agents cannot be used. Other uses...
* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.