Ketoconazole Cream


  • Brand Name: Nizoral
  • Innovator Brand Name: Nizoral
  • API: Ketoconazole
  • Packaging: Tube
  • Strength: 20 gm
  • Manufacturer Name: Janssen
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Uses of medication: Ketoconazole cream is an antifungal medication recommended for use in order to treat a number of fungal skin infections such as:

  • cutaneous candidiasis
  • tinea corporis
  • tinea cruris
  • tinea pedis
  • tinea (pityriasis) versicolor
  • seborrheic dermatitis
  • cushing’s syndrome


  • Ketoconazole cream should be applied once daily to cover the affected and immediate surrounding area. Clinical improvement can be seen fairly soon just after the treatment is begun.
  • Candidal infections, tinea cruris and corporis should be treated for 14 days in order to reduce the possibility of recurrence.
  • Patients with the tinea versicolor should be treated for two weeks.
  • Patients with the tinea pedis should be treated for six weeks.
  • For patients with the seborrheic dermatitis this cream (Ketoconazole) should be applied to the affected area two times in a day for four weeks or until the clinical clearing.

Treatment Reactions: The most commonly reported side effects of Ketoconazole when applied to the skin include:

  • redness
  • severe irritation
  • stinging
  • pruritus

Warnings and Precautions:

  • Ketoconazole cream is not recommended for ophthalmic use.
  • This cream is contraindicated in persons who have shown hypersensitivity to it.
  • If a reaction suggesting sensitivity or chemical irritation occurred, use of the medication should be interrupted.
  • It is not determined whether the Ketoconazole cream used topically may result in sufficient systemic absorption in order to produce the detectable quantities in the breast milk.
  • Patients treated with this cream may develop a painful allergic reaction.
  • Safety, as well as effectiveness of this cream in children, is not established.

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Storage: Ketoconazole cream should be stored at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F). Cream should be protected from light. Do not refrigerate or freeze it.

Alternate Brands: The existing alternative brands of Ketoconazole are as follows:

  • KELOC Cream 15gm (Tweet India Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd)
  • ONON 2% Soap 75gm (Zee Laboratories Ltd)

Availability in India: The Indian Pharma helps to connect buyers with suppliers who can ship Ketoconazole cream worldwide as per the buyer’s requirement. The Indian Pharma offers guarantee of quality as well delivery for the Ketoconazole cream.

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Conclusion: The outcomes provided promised evidence that the ketoconazole cream is safe as well as effective for treating fungal skin infections such as superficial dermatomycoses and dermatophytosis.


What kind of drug Ketoconazole is?

Ketoconazole is specifically an imidazole.

How does Ketoconazole work?

This medication works by affecting the production of the ergosterol needed for the fungal cell membrane thereby slowing the growth.

When Ketoconazole was patented?

In 1977, Ketoconazole was patented and in 1981 it came into medical use.

What are the common side effects when Ketoconazole is taken orally?

The most commonly reported side effects when taken by mouth include headache, nausea and liver problems.

What are the uses of Ketoconazole when taken orally?

Ketoconazole when used orally in doses of 200 to 400 mg per day is recommended for treating superficial and deep fungal infections.