Brand name: Nizoral, Perkhotal
Ketoconazole (Nizoral) is a synthetic antifungal drug used to prevent and treat skin and fungal infections. It prevents growth of several types of fungi by preventing production of the membranes that surround fungal cells. The FDA approved ketoconazole in 1981. Ketoconazole is a synthetic broad-spectrum antifungal agent available in scored white tablets, each containing 200 mg ketoconazole base for oral administration.
Generic Nizoral 200mg
What are ketoconazole tablets?
KETOCONAZOLE (Nizoral®) is an antifungal type of antibiotic. It treats fungal infections such as ringworm of the body (tinea corporis), ringworm of the groin (tinea cruris or jock itch), sun fungus (tinea versicolor, pityriasis versicolor), dandruff, and other systemic (throughout the body) fungal infections. Generic ketoconazole oral tablets are available.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
an alcohol abuse problem
low stomach acid production (achlorhydria or hypochlorhydria)
other chronic illness
an unusual or allergic reaction to ketoconazole, itraconazole, miconazole, other foods, dyes or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
How should I take this medicine?
Take ketoconazole tablets by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Take your doses at regular intervals. Ketoconazole works best if you take it with food. If you have a low production of stomach acid you may have to take your tablets dissolved in dilute hydrochloric acid. Drink this mixture through a straw to avoid contact with the teeth. Then drink a glass of water, swishing it round your teeth before you swallow. Do not take or use your medicine more often than directed. Finish the full course prescribed by your prescriber or health care professional even if you feel better. Do not stop taking except on your prescriber's advice.
What if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
What drug(s) may interact with ketoconazole?
ergotamine, dihydroergotamine or methysergide
hormones such as prednisone or cortisone
certain medicines for anxiety or difficulty sleeping
medicines for lowering cholesterol (such as atorvastatin, lovastatin, simvastatin)
medicines for movement abnormalities as in Parkinson's disease, or for gastrointestinal problems
medicines for stomach ulcers and other stomach problems
other medicines for fungal or yeast infections
Tell your prescriber or health care professional about all other medicines you are taking, including non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.
What side effects may I notice from taking ketoconazole?
Side effects that you should report to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible:
dark yellow or brown urine
loss of appetite
redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
skin rash, itching
yellowing of the eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your prescriber or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
breast swelling and tenderness, or sexual difficulties (impotence) in men
drowsiness or dizziness
eyes get more sensitive to light
What should I watch for while taking ketoconazole?
Tell your prescriber or health care professional if your symptoms do not begin to improve in 1 to 2 weeks. Some fungal infections can take many weeks or months of treatment to cure. Take your medicine regularly for as long as your prescriber or health care professional tells you to.
You may get dizzy; until you know how ketoconazole affects you, do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness.
Alcohol may make you more dizzy, feel sick and increase possible damage to your liver. Avoid alcoholic drinks while you are taking ketoconazole and for two days afterwards. Other medicines you get on prescription, or buy at the pharmacy may contain small amounts of alcohol.
Do not take terfenadine (Seldane®) or astemizole (Hismanal®) with ketoconazole. This combination of medicines can produce serious effects on your heart.
Ketoconazole may make your eyes more sensitive to light. Wear dark glasses in bright sun, or under any bright lights.
Where can I keep my medicine?
Keep out of the reach of children in a container that small children cannot open.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Keep container tightly closed. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
Frequently asked questions:
What is a generic medication?
Wikipedia gives the following definition: “Generic drug (pl. generic drugs, short: generics) is a drug which is produced and distributed without a brand name. A generic must contain the same active ingredients as the original formulation. In most cases, it is considered bioequivalent to the brand name counterpart with respect to pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties. By extension, therefore, generics are assumed to be identical in dose, strength, route of administration, safety, efficacy, and intended use. Mind that the pills you will receive from us differ in appearance from the brand name ones. The looks of medications as well as brand names are the intellectual property of the brand manufacturer. Thus to avoid any accusation of copyright infringement we have to change the shape and the color of the generic pills as well as use the name of the active ingredient (generic name) instead of the brand name for printing on pills. Please be aware that the generic pills differ in appearance from the brand name medications. Our pills are round shaped and blister packed (10 pills per each blister). The name of the active ingredient as well as the weight are specified on the pill itself.
Why are generic pills cheaper than the brand name ones?
The principal reason for the reduced price of generic medicines is that the creation of the generic drug runs up less cost and therefore a lower price can be offered and still maintain profitability.
Manufacturers of generic drugs are mainly able to avoid the following three costs that brand name pharmaceutical companies incur: (1) costs associated with the research and development of the drug; (2) costs associated obtaining regulatory approval (i.e. proving safety and efficacy of a drug); and (3) marketing costs.
First, Generic manufacturers do not incur the cost of drug discovery and instead reverse-engineer existing brand name drugs to allow them to manufacture bioequivalent versions.
Second, generic manufacturers do not bear the burden of proving the safety and efficacy of the drugs through clinical trials - rather, generic manufacturers must prove the generic drug’s bioequivalancy to the existing drug.
Third, these companies receive the large benefit of the marketing and advertising that goes into pushing the innovator drug. The brand name drug has to prove itself in the eyes of the consumer, generic ones do not. The drugs that generic manufacturers are selling have been on the market for usually a decade or more and do not need additional advertising. For the same reason, generic manufacturers also do not give away sample doses to promote their products. The significant research, development and marketing costs incurred by the large pharmaceutical companies in introducing a new drug to the market is often cited as the reason for the high cost of new agents - they wish to recover these costs before the patent expires. Generic manufacturers do not incur these costs, with bioequivalence testing and manufacturing costing relatively little, and are able to charge significantly less than the brand. Buy discount Ketoconazole (Nizoral) online. Order cheap generic Nizoral (Ketoconazole) . Purchase Ketoconazole (Nizoral) - low cost and price, but high quality.
Do you require a prescription?
However we would strongly recommend you to consult your doctor before taking a medication. You may have some diseases contra-indicated for taking certain kinds of medicines and your doctor will advise you what you can or cannot take.
Do you guarantee the quality of pills?
High quality of the medications we offer is the subject of our primary concern. The logic is very simple: the better the quality of goods is, the more customers we have. Thus we are very attentive and selective in the choice of the supplier, the quality of goods is thoroughly tested and the documentation is closely checked.
How do you ship orders? Will I have to sign for the package?
If sent by the standard unregistered mail the order will come in a plain envelope without any reference to content. The envelope will be left in your mail box. There is no need to sign for it. If sent by a courier, the recipient needs to sign for the package. All orders are shipped in discreet packaging. There is no mention on the outside of the package as to what is contained inside. Furthermore, your name or any other personal information will never be given or sold to any other company. Your privacy is our utmost concern.
Will my order be delivered in one package or you will divide it in case the order is large?
If an order includes 90 pills (or more) or if there are different types of medications in one order we will have to send the pills separately. Thus the delivery will take longer than 3 weeks since the packages are sent with the interval of approximately 7 days one by one. This is done to secure the delivery.
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