Review: taking Desowen and Nizoral together


Drug interactions are reported among people who take Desowen and Nizoral together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Desowen and Nizoral. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 86 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Desowen has active ingredients of desonide. It is often used in palmar-plantar erythrodysaesthesia syndrome. (latest outcomes from Desowen 193 users)


Nizoral has active ingredients of ketoconazole. It is often used in fungal nail infection. (latest outcomes from Nizoral 2,373 users)

On Jul, 23, 2016

86 people who take Desowen, Nizoral are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Desowen and Nizoral drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

1 - 6 months:
  • breast cancer
  • anorectal disorder
  • conjunctivitis
  • genital erosion
  • oral soft tissue disorder
  • pemphigus
not specified:
  • hodgkin's disease
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • anaemia
  • exostosis
  • diarrhoea
  • decreased appetite
  • fatigue
  • abdominal pain
  • dysuria
  • arthralgia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

  • fatigue
  • arthritis
  • asthma
  • sinusitis
  • amnesia
  • anaemia
  • bone pain
  • cardiac murmur
  • diabetes mellitus
  • dizziness
  • arthralgia
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • abdominal pain
  • dysuria
  • exostosis
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • decreased appetite
  • pain
  • actinic keratosis

Most common drug interactions by age *:

  • drug ineffective
  • decreased appetite
  • anaemia
  • anal haemorrhage
  • arteriosclerosis
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • blastomycosis
  • cardiac disorder
  • chest pain
  • crohn's disease
  • abdominal pain
  • hodgkin's disease
  • dysuria
  • fatigue
  • lymphadenopathy
  • weight decreased
  • nausea
  • abdominal hernia
  • arthralgia
  • dermatitis contact
  • actinic keratosis
  • erythema
  • oedema peripheral
  • peripheral t-cell lymphoma unspecified
  • pyoderma
  • general physical health deterioration
  • mycosis fungoides
  • sunburn
  • asthenia
  • acute respiratory failure
  • death
  • diabetes mellitus
  • abdominal pain
  • abnormal behaviour
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • anaemia
  • arteriosclerosis
  • cardiomyopathy
  • carotid artery stenosis
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • syncope
  • bradycardia
  • dyspnoea
  • aortic valve incompetence
  • arthralgia
  • cough
  • fatigue
  • muscle spasms
  • visual acuity reduced
  • acrochordon

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Desowen (desonide) is often used to treat palmar-plantar erythrodysaesthesia syndrome. Nizoral (ketoconazole) is often used to treat fungal nail infection. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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