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(ketoconazole) 2% Cream
For external use only
Kuric™ (ketoconazole) 2% cream, for topical administration only, contains the broad-spectrum synthetic antifungal agent, ketoconazole 2% cream, formulated in an aqueous cream vehicle consisting of propylene glycol, stearyl and cetyl alcohols, sorbitan monostearate, polysorbate 60, isopropyl myristate, sodium sulfite anhydrous, polysorbate 80 and purified water. Ketoconazole is cis-1-acetyl-4-[4-[[2-(2,4-dichlorophenyl)-2-(1H-imidazol-1-ylmethyl)-1,3-dioxolan-4-yl]methoxy]phenyl]piperazine and has the following structural formula:
What are the possible side effects of ketoconazole topical (Extina, Kuric, Nizoral A-D, Nizoral Topical, Xolegel)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using ketoconazole topical and call your doctor if you have any of these serious side effects:
- severe itching, burning, or irritation where the medicine is applied;
- oily or dry scalp, mild hair loss;
- redness, pain, or oozing of treated skin areas; or
- eye redness, swelling, or irritation.
Less serious side effects...
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/23/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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