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Brand name: Nizoral TM

Active ingredients: ketoconazole

What it is used for

Nizoral Shampoo is indicated for use in adults and children over 12 years of age for the topical treatment of severe seborrhoeic dermatitis and severe dandruff of the scalp. For both conditions, Nizoral Shampoo provides only temporary relief during the period of its use. Both conditions relapse soon after discontinuation of treatment. The relapse rate for seborrhoeic dermatitis is not known, but for dandruff it is high within a short time after cessation of treatment.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Topical
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Pink, viscous, herbal-smelling liquid.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription.It is Schedule 2 : Pharmacy Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient ketoconazole

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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