"Chronic itch, which occurs in many medical conditions and in response to certain drugs, affects millions of Americans, yet its causes are poorly understood. Now, investigators funded in part by the NIH's National Institute of Arthritis and Muscul"...
Patients should be advised of the following:
- NIZORAL® (ketoconazole) 2% Shampoo may be irritating to mucous membranes of the eyes and contact with this area should be avoided.
- The following have been reported with the use of NIZORAL® (ketoconazole) 2% Shampoo: hair discoloration and abnormal hair texture, removal of the curl from permanently waved hair, itching, skin burning sensation and contact dermatitis, hypersensitivity, alopecia, rash, urticaria, skin irritation, dry skin, and application site reactions.
- Patients who develop allergic reactions, such as generalized rash, skin reactions, severe swelling, or shortness of breath should discontinue NIZORAL® and contact their physician immediately.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/14/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Nizoral Shampoo Information
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Find out what women really need.