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Review: Desowen and Nizoral

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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What are the drugs

Desowen (what 191 Desowen users reported?) has active ingredients of desonide.

Nizoral (what 2,391 Nizoral users reported?) has active ingredients of ketoconazole. It is used in seborrheic dermatitis.

On Aug, 31, 2014: 86 people who take Desowen, Nizoral are studied

Desowen, Nizoral outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Desowen (desonide)
- Nizoral (ketoconazole)

Drug effectiveness over time :


Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/aBreast Cancern/an/an/an/an/aFatigue
PemphigusAbdominal Pain
Oral Soft Tissue DisorderArthralgia
Anorectal DisorderIntervertebral Disc Protrusion
Genital ErosionExostosis
Hodgkin's Disease
Decreased Appetite

Drug effectiveness by gender :


Most common drug interactions by gender * :

AsthmaIntervertebral Disc Protrusion
SinusitisAbdominal Pain
Myocardial InfarctionDiarrhoea
Ovarian MassDecreased Appetite
Neuropathy PeripheralChest Pain

Drug effectiveness by age :


Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/an/aDrug IneffectiveDecreased AppetiteAbdominal PainOedema PeripheralDiabetes MellitusSyncope
Flank PainHodgkin's DiseaseErythemaDeathBradycardia
Gastrointestinal DisorderDysuriaPyodermaCommunication DisorderDyspnoea
Gastrointestinal HaemorrhageFatiguePeripheral T-cell Lymphoma UnspecifiedTardive DyskinesiaFatigue
FatigueWeight DecreasedActinic KeratosisDroolingMuscle Spasms
BlastomycosisLymphadenopathyGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationIrritabilityCough
Chest PainAbdominal HerniaMycosis FungoidesInsomniaVisual Acuity Reduced
Cardiac DisorderNauseaSunburnGastrointestinal HaemorrhageArthralgia
Back PainArthralgiaAstheniaEmotional DisorderAortic Valve Incompetence
Crohn's DiseaseNeuroendocrine CarcinomaAcute Respiratory FailureCarotid Artery StenosisX-ray Abnormal

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Nizoral (ketoconazole) is often used to treat seborrheic dermatitis. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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