The shampoo is used to treat and prevent conditions such as dandruff and seborrhoeic dermatitis. Ketoconazole works by preventing the fungus from making normal cell walls, thereby stopping fungal growth.
Nizoral is used to treat a number of different types of fungal and yeast infections. The disruption in production of ergosterol causes holes to appear in the fungal cell membrane. The cell membranes of fungi are vital for their survival.
Nizoral shampoo is used for fungal infections on the scalp and body such as:
You can buy certain pack sizes and doses over the counter in the UK. You don’t need a prescription to buy this dose, but a pharmacist will need to ensure the treatment is suitable and safe for you.
Dandruff is a common skin condition that causes white or grey flakes of skin to appear on the scalp and in the hair. The flakes are often noticeable if they fall from your scalp on to your shoulders.
Your scalp may also feel dry and itchy. Dandruff isn’t contagious or harmful but it can be unpleasant and difficult to get of.
Considered a chronic form of eczema, seborrhoeic dermatitis appears on the body where there of lots of oil-producing glands like the upper back, nose and scalp.
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Stop using Nizoral shampoo and tell your doctor straight away if you notice or suspect any of the following:
Keep out of the sight and reach of children, do not store above 25 degrees.
Some over the counter medicines are only allowed to be sold under the supervision of a pharmacist. Nizoral Shampoo is one of these medicines.
Just like when you buy this medicine in a high street or local pharmacy, the pharmacist will need to ask you a few questions. This is a legal requirement for selling this type of medicine.
You may not always realise when your local pharmacist asks you the required questions, as this can sometimes be done subtly. When sold online, we need to make sure our pharmacists have all the information they need to ensure this treatment is right for you.
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