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What is Nizoral Drug?

Nizoral acts as an anti-fungal drug used in the treatment for the healing for fungal infection accumulated the human body that invades any body part.Nizoral drug helps by obstructing the growth of fungi by attacking the membranes covering the cell walls.
Nizoral drug is used for the treatment for various fungal and yeast infections such as candidiasis of skin, oral thrush, blastomycocis and many more.

Nizoral medication also cures from jock itch, athlete’s foot, dandruff, ringworm infection and tinea versicorlor. Nizoral is not a drug for fingernails and toenails infections. Nizoral is a brand name approved by FDA in June 1981

Nizoral Contraindications

Nizoral medicine must be used when you cannot use other anti-fungal medications. Nizoral can leave adverse effects on liver that may lead to transplantation of liver and even death.

Inform your doctor right away if you notice any preliminary signs of liver damage. The most common signs are upper stomach pain, nausea, tiredness, appetite loss, dark-colored urine, clay-colored stools, nausea, jaundice or yellowing of skin and excessive itching.

Nizoral drug interactions can be precarious and thus, certain medications should not be used with Nizoral pills at the same time such as cisapride, dihydroergotamine,pimozide, quinidine, dronedarone, eplerenone, disopyramide, dofetilide,methadone, midazolam, alprazolam, ergotamine and many more. Your medical practitioner may alter the dosing schedule or may change the treatment plan. Inform your doctor about all the medications you are using or have used to ensure best health results.
Seek medical intervention instantly if you notice headache, chest pain, dizziness and heart pounding after taking Nizoral .

Nizoral Directions

Do not take oral or topical Nizoral if you are allergic to it or you are suffering from any liver disorder.

Nizoral drug interactions can be precarious and thus, certain medications should not be used with Nizoral pills at the same time. Your medical practitioner may alter the dosing schedule or may change the treatment plan. Tell your doctor if you are using any of the following drugs, such as:

  • Ergotamine or dihydroergotamine;
    • Pimozide or Cisapride;
    • Midazolam, Triazolam or Alprazolam;
    • Simvastatin or lovastatin;
    • Methadone;
    • dronedarone, eplerenone, disopyramide, dofetilide or quinidine.
    Ensure about the safety factor while using Nizoral . Tell your doctor if you have:
    • Any liver problem and its family or individual history;
    • Adrenal Glands disorder;
    • A long history of QT syndrome;
    • If you are on antibiotics, hearth rate medications, migraine headache pills, anti-malarial treatment or anti-depressants.

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Nizoral for Pregnancy Category C. It is not clear whether Nizoral generic harms an unborn child. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or have any plans of attaining pregnancy.
Nizoral medication is known to excrete into breast milk and may harm nursing baby. Do not breastfeed your baby while on Nizoral treatment.

Nizoral Dosage

For ensuring the safety of Nizoral , your medical practitioner may conduct several blood tests on you for deriving maximum health benefits. Use Nizoral as prescribed by your doctor. Follow your Nizoral instructions mentioned in prescription manual. Do not alter the amount of Nizoral dosage on your own.

Visit your doctor regularly for blood tests while using Nizoral . Take the medication for the complete course of time and do not increase or decrease the amount of Nizoral dosage on your own. Consult your doctor regularly. Missing Nizoral doses can result in developing resistance of fungus towards the medication.

Take Nizoral with or without food. The normal prescribed dosage is 200-400 mg daily. Tinea Versicolor is treated by 400 mg dose daily.

Nizoral 200 mg tablets are readily available in market. Nizoral shampoo is available in 1% and 2% dose preparations. Nizoral 1% cream, Nizoral 2% gel and Nizoral 2% foam is used for various medical applications.

Nizoral is an anti-fungal medication. It is not used for viral infections such as flu and common cold.
Keep Nizoral at Room Temperature and do not expose it in light, heat and moisture. Store in dry place.

Nizoral Uses

As discussed earlier, Nizoral is available in many preparations and forms. The brand name of Nizoral is Nizoral.

Nizoral Topical Shampoo is used for treating dandruff and flaking, itching and scaling on scalp due to dandruff formation. Nizoral 2% shampoo is used for treatment of a skin condition known as Tinea Versicolor. It is a fungal infection causing darkening of skin of neck, face, legs, arms and chest.

Nizoral shampoo must be applied on wet hair. Massage till its produces enough lather to clean the scalp and roots. Rinse with warm water. Use as directed by the doctor. If you are using over the counter (OTC) Nizoral 1% shampoo, follow the same process. In case you are using for any other purpose other than scalp, apply the shampoo and leave if for five minutes. Do not use Nizoral shampoo if your scalp is broken, swollen or damaged.

The side effects of Nizoral topical shampoo are irritation, scalp bumps and hair discoloration. The most serious side effect of Nizoral shampoo topical is hair loss. Allergic symptoms are rashes, swelling of scalp, dizziness and breathing troubles.

Nizoral topical cream is used for treating fungal and yeast infections such as Athlete foot, jock itch, seborrhea and ringworm. Nizoral cream is also used for skin infection known as Tinea Versicolor.

Use Nizoral 2% cream on affected area once or twice in a day as prescribed by doctor. Wash your face thoroughly before application. Rinse your hands after the use. Do not cover, wrap or Band-Aid the infected area. Do not apply this medication on eyes, nose, mouth and vagina. Do not abandon the course in mid and make the most of this medication. The side-effects of Nizoral topical cream are swelling, irritability, stinging and redness of the skin. Other side effects are rashes, swelling of scalp, dizziness and breathing troubles.

It is worth noting that Nizoral is not prescribed for fingernails and toenails fungus. Taking Nizoral is not advisable for cushing syndrome and prostate cancer.

Nizoral medicine must be used when you cannot use other anti-fungal medications. Nizoral can leave adverse effects on liver that may lead to transplantation of liver and even death.

What to do when you miss Nizoral dose?

If you miss Nizoral dose, take it as soon as you recall it. Do not take too much Nizoral in order to replenish for missed dose. Do not use skipped dose if it is the time of your next intake.

Nizoral overdose

Look for immediate medical support when you start feeling ill after Nizoral overdose.

Nizoral Dosage Instructions

With Nizoral , do not use stomach acid inhibitors, antacids and medications for stomach ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease such as Axid, Nexium, Prilosec, Tagamet, Zantac and others). These medications may make it tough for body to absorb Nizoral adequately.

Do not use Nizoral with Alcohol as it may aggravate the side-effects and may heighten the risks of liver damage.

Reviews

  1. I am giving 10 rating to the Nizoral shampoo. I had dandruff, tried many cosmetic products and herbal shampoos but no improvement. one day I talked with my friend, he adviced me Nizoral Shampoo. first I thought to take suggestion from doctor as it is a medicinal shampoo but next day I bought it from the online drugstore. I used it four times in a week and really I can’t tell you, I have seen the improvement within a week. my dandruff is removed, now I open my hairs and wear black clothes which I completely left when I had dandruff. Many thanks to such wonderful shampoo
  2. my experience is not good with Nizoral cream. In february month, I had diagonesd with yeast infection, my healthcare provider recommended me Nizoral cream treatment. I used it for 4 days and found my infection increased, really a pathetic situation as I was feeling lots of pain in it. I have to stop the treatment and revisited doctor. then he changed my treatment and switched me to fluconazole drug

Nizoral Side-effects

Nizoral may cause allergic reactions such as difficulty in swallowing, skin rashes or hives and excessive swallowing on face, throat, tongue and lips.

Common side effects of Nizoral are headache, mild itching and rashes, dizziness, tiredness, diarrhea and stomach pain.

Serious side effects of Griseofulvin are chest pain or angina, severe dizziness, usual weakness or tiredness, nausea and vomiting, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice, upper stomach pain and heart pounding.

Nizoral Drug Interactions

Nizoral drug interactions can be precarious and thus, certain medications should not be used with Nizoral pills at the same time such as cisapride, dihydroergotamine,pimozide, quinidine, dronedarone, eplerenone, disopyramide, dofetilide,methadone, midazolam, alprazolam, ergotamine and many more.Inform your doctor about OTC medications, vitamins and herbal products and other prescription medications you use.

Nizoral Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Nizoral for Pregnancy Category C. It is not clear whether Nizoral generic harms an unborn child. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or have any plans of attaining pregnancy.

Nizoral medication is known to excrete into breast milk and may harm nursing baby. Do not breastfeed your baby while on Nizoral treatment.

 

Questions and Answer

Q1. does nizoral medication also helps in hair growth?

a1. Yes nizoral shampoo is not only for dandruff but also helps in hair growth and prevent your hairs from dust and allergy. Nizoral is a medicated shampoo comes in a very comfortable bottle and also very cheap in cost. One can buy it online with no prescription.

q2. Does we can apply Nizoral cream on our dog, he is suffering from yeast infection?

a2. Yes nizoral can be used for treating fungal and yeast infections in dogs and cats. though few side effects has shown on them such as anorexia, pruritus and erythema. If you notice any such sign on your pet, immediately rush to your doctor