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FDA Medwatch Alert: Nizoral (ketoconazole) Oral Tablets: Drug Safety Communication - Prescribing for Unapproved Uses including Skin and Nail Infections Continues; Linked to Patient Death
Posted 23 May 2016 by Drugs.com
ISSUE: FDA is warning health care professionals to avoid prescribing the antifungal medicine ketoconazole oral tablets to treat skin and nail fungal infections. Use of this medication carries the risk of serious liver damage, adrenal gland problems, and harmful interactions with other medicines that outweigh its benefit in treating these conditions, which are not approved uses of the drug. FDA ...
Posted 27 May 2014 by Drugs.com
-- Cradle cap is a common condition in babies, causing flaking on the scalp. The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests these remedies to treat cradle cap: Wash hair frequently with a gentle shampoo or cleanser, and gently brush with a soft-bristled brush. Use a dandruff shampoo if your pediatrician recommends it. Don't put baby oil on baby's scalp, as it can cause build up. Rub petroleum jelly ...
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