Ketoconazole 2% Cream
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Ketoconazole Cream is a prescription antifungal medication used to treat dandruff, itchiness, and flaking of the scalp, face, or neck. Using this medication regularly will support healthy hair growth by reducing the urge to itch and pick at your scalp, which can lead to unwanted hair loss.
✓ Reducing dandruff, itchiness, and flaking
✓ Supporting healthy hair growth by reducing scalp inflammation
✓ Treating the underlying skin condition that causes dandruff
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What is Ketoconazole Cream?
Ketoconazole Cream is a prescription antifungal cream that relieves symptoms of dandruff (like itching and flaking) and also treats the underlying skin condition known as seborrheic dermatitis that causes dandruff. This medication is also shown to support hair regrowth by reducing scalp inflammation and irritation that can be associated with hair loss.
How does Ketoconazole Cream work?
Ketoconazole is an antifungal ingredient that is used to treat certain fungal or yeast infections. It is a topical cream that is applied directly to the scalp and rinsed off.
How do I get a prescription for Ketoconazole Cream from Nurx?
Request treatment and answer some questions about your health history and symptoms. A Nurx medical provider will review your health history and, when medically appropriate, will prescribe Ketoconazole Cream to treat dandruff.
How much does Ketoconazole Cream cost from Nurx?
After the initial $80 consultation fee, Ketoconazole Cream is available at $11/month for a 3-month supply.
What precautions should I take when using Ketoconazole Cream?
Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not begin to improve in 1 to 2 weeks. If your hair has been permanently waved the cream may remove the curl. Additionally, keep out of the reach of children. Store at room temperature below 25 degrees C (77 degrees F). Protect from light. Keep container tightly closed. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
Does Ketoconazole Cream have any known side effects?
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
- Allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
- Pain, tingling, numbness
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
- Dry skin
- Hair loss, hair discoloration or abnormal texture
- Skin irritation
This list may not describe all possible side effects. You can call your doctor for medical advice about side effects or see the full prescription information, here. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit MedWatch: HTTPS://WWW.FDA.GOV/SAFETY/MEDWATCH /default.htm or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Can I use Ketoconazole Cream with other medications?
Interactions are not expected. Do not use any other skin products without telling your doctor or health care professional.
Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
How long does it take for Ketoconazole Cream to relieve symptoms?
Ketoconazole Cream can relieve dandruff symptoms in as little as 2-3 weeks.
Why might Ketoconazole Cream not be right for me?
Ketoconazole Cream may not be right for you if you have a history of an unusual or allergic reaction to ketoconazole, itraconazole, miconazole, sulfites, other foods, dyes or preservatives. Additionally, you should let your doctor know if you are pregnant or trying to get pregnant, or breast-feeding.
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