Nizoral cream 2% is used to treat:
Athlete's foot (tinea pedis; ringworm of the foot);
Ringworm of the body (tinea corporis);
Ringworm of the groin (tinea cruris; jock itch);
"Sun fungus" (tinea versicolor; pityriasis versicolor); and
Yeast infection of the skin (cutaneous candidiasis).
Nizoral is the only shampoo containing the patented active ingredient ketoconazole, medically proven to be effective against Pityorosporum ovale, the organism which most skin specialists agree is the cause of dandruff. Most other anti-dandruff shampoos work by normalising the pH of the scalp. That is, they try and modify the environment which allows the...