Manufacturer of Nizral Cream (Generic Nizoral Cream)
Johnson & Johnson
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient
The active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Nizral Cream is Ketoconazole.
Treating certain fungal infections of the skin.
Nizral Cream is an imidazole antifungal. It works by killing sensitive fungi by interfering with the formation of the fungal cell membrane and weakening it. The weakened cell membrane allows the cell contents to leak out and results in the death of the fungus.
How to use Nizral Cream:
Use Nizral Cream as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Clean the affected area with soap and water and dry thoroughly. Apply enough medicine to cover the affected area. Rub in gently. Do not cover unless directed otherwise by your doctor. Wash your hands immediately after using Nizral Cream, unless your hands are part of the treated area.
Keep Nizral Cream out of your eyes, nose, and mouth. If this occurs, wash with water and contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
To clear up your infection completely, use Nizral Cream for the full course of treatment. Keep using it even if you feel better in a few days.
If you miss a dose of Nizral Cream, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use 2 doses at once.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Nizral