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During clinical trials 45 (5.0%) of 905 patients treated with Ketoconazole Cream 2% and 5 (2.4%) of 208 patients treated with placebo reported side effects consisting mainly of severe irritation, pruritus and stinging. One of the patients treated with Ketoconazole Cream developed a painful allergic reaction.
In worldwide postmarketing experience, rare reports of contact dermatitis have been associated with Ketoconazole Cream or one of its excipients, namely sodium sulfite or propylene glycol.
Read the Kuric (ketoconazole) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects
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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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