- Are Nizoral and Mentax the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Nizoral?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Mentax?
- What Is Nizoral?
- What Is Mentax?
- What Drugs Interact with Nizoral?
- What Drugs Interact with Mentax?
- How Should Nizoral Be Taken?
- How Should Mentax Be Taken?
Are Nizoral and Mentax the Same Thing?
Nizoral is indicated for the treatment of the following systemic fungal infections: candidiasis, chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis, oral thrush, candiduria, blastomycosis, coccidioidomycosis, histoplasmosis, chromomycosis, and paracoccidioidomycosis.
Side effects of Mentax that are different from Nizoral include burning, stinging, irritation, redness, or itching at the application site, or worsening of the skin condition.
Nizoral may interact with acetaminophen, cyclosporine, clopidogrel, digoxin, tacrolimus, loratadine, methylprednisolone, phenytoin, rifampin, oral diabetes medications, sedatives, blood thinners, cancer medications, birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy, methotrexate, cholesterol medications, or medications to treat HIV/AIDS.
Mentax may interact with other drugs.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Nizoral?
Common side effects of Nizoral include:
- stomach pain,
- itching or skin rash,
- breast swelling,
- impotence, or
- loss of interest in sex.
Tell your doctor if you have serious side effects of Nizoral including:
What Are Possible Side Effects of Mentax?
Common side effects of Mentax include:
- redness, or
- itching at the application site, or
- worsening of the skin condition
What Is Nizoral?
Nizoral (ketoconazole) is an antifungal agent indicated for the treatment of the following systemic fungal infections: candidiasis, chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis, oral thrush, candiduria, blastomycosis, coccidioidomycosis, histoplasmosis, chromomycosis, and paracoccidioidomycosis.
What Is Mentax?
What Drugs Interact With Nizoral?
Nizoral may interact with acetaminophen, cyclosporine, clopidogrel, digoxin, tacrolimus, loratadine, methylprednisolone, phenytoin, rifampin, oral diabetes medications, sedatives, blood thinners, cancer medications, birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy, methotrexate, cholesterol medications, or medications to treat HIV or AIDS. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.
What Drugs Interact With Mentax?
Avoid using other topicals at the same time unless your doctor approves. Other skin medications may affect the absorption or effectiveness of Mentax topical. Tell your doctor all medications you use. During pregnancy, Mentax should be used only when prescribed. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
How Should Nizoral Be Taken?
How Should Mentax Be Taken?
Patients with tinea (pityriasis) versicolor should apply a dose of Mentax once daily for two weeks. To treat interdigital tinea pedis, apply twice daily for 7 days OR once daily for 4 weeks. To treat tinea corporis or tinea cruris apply once daily for two weeks.
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