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The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.

Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.

Nizoral (Ketoconazole)

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Generic Equivalent - Nizoral (Ketoconazole)

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    Description

    Nizoral is a prescription antifungal medication that is used to treat fungal infections and most commonly for treating athlete’s foot or jock itch. It may also be prescribed for treatment of seborrhea or treating pityriasis with scaly skin on the neck, chest, arms, or legs. Nizoral may also be used to treat yeast infections. Nizoral tablets for acne is a less common off-label use for this medication. Most people using Nizoral will need to stay on the medication for an extended period of time to ensure that the infection if thoroughly cleared.

    You can buy Nizoral tablets with a doctor’s prescription and will find the best price for them when you order medication online from Canada Pharmacy.

    Directions

    Standard dosage for adults is one tablet per day, and best taken with food. Your doctor will provide your Nizoral tablet dosage and this will be indicated in the prescription written for you.

    Ingredients

    The active ingredient in Nizoral is Ketoconazole.

    Cautions

    If you are taking an antacid, take ketoconazole at least 2 hours before or 1 hour after taking the antacid.

    Tell you doctor if you have a history of liver problems, alcoholism, low testosterone, decreased adrenal gland function, Addison’s disease, or adrenal insufficiency.

    Nizoral may not be suitable for people with achlorhydria (low stomach acid production).

    Ketoconazole can cause QT prolongation and endanger heart health – persons with cardiac health issues should discuss with their doctor before this antifungal treatment medication.

    Avoid alcohol or consume only in moderation while treating a fungal infection with Nizoral, as it may reduce the effectiveness of the medication.

    Speak with your doctor if you are pregnant or nursing before beginning to use medication.

    Interactions

    There is the possibility of drug interaction risks between Nizoral tablets and acetaminophen / isoniazid / nevirapine / rifamycins (rifabutin, rifampin), St. John's wort, benzodiazepines like alprazolam, midazolam, triazolam / domperidone / eletriptan / eplerenone / ergot drugs like ergotamine / nisoldipine / drugs used to treat erectile dysfunction-ED or pulmonary hypertension like sildenafil Viagra, tadalafil Cialis / phenytoin / statin drugs like lovastatin, simvastatin and others / H2 blockers like cimetidine, famotidine, ranitidine / sucralfate / gut movement anticholinergics like dicyclomine, propantheline / proton pump inhibitors like lansoprazole, or omeprazole.

    It is important to tell your doctor of all medications you are taking before getting your prescription and proceeding to buy Nizoral tablets.



    IMPORTANT NOTE: The above information is intended to increase awareness of health information and does not suggest treatment or diagnosis. This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. See your health care professional for medical advice and treatment.

    Product Code : 1686

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