Dermarest vs Nizoral

Dermarest
(OTC)
Nizoral
(Rx)
Dermarest is a skin medication.
Nizoral is a fungal medication and a skin medication.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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4.1
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Itching
2.3
Concern level
1.1
Approval Date
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Not Available
June 12, 1981
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,076 Discussions
74,883 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Psoriasis
#2 for Itching
#3 for Eczema
#5 for Dandruff
#6 for Rash
#7 for Dermatitis
Dermarest is approved for Psoriasis, Itching and Eczema and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
Nizoral is prescribed for Hair Loss, Itching and Dandruff and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Der
Diabetes
4
Arthritis
3
Skin Cancer
3
Stretch Marks
3
Weight Loss
3
Chicken Pox
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Hyperpigmentation
2
Bladder Inflammation
1
Menstrual Cramps
1
Niz
Dry Scalp
6
Dry Skin
4
Weight Gain
2
Man Boobs
1
Peeling
1
Liver Damage
1
Aggression
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Palpitations
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
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Dermarest
Der
Nizoral
Niz
Diabetes
Der
Niz
4
0
Arthritis
Der
Niz
3
0
Skin Cancer
Der
Niz
3
0
Stretch Marks
Der
Niz
3
0
Weight Loss
Der
Niz
3
0
Chicken Pox
Der
Niz
2
0
High Blood Pressure
Der
Niz
2
1
Hyperpigmentation
Der
Niz
2
0
Bladder Inflammation
Der
Niz
1
0
Menstrual Cramps
Der
Niz
1
0
Dry Scalp
Niz
Der
6
0
Dry Skin
Niz
Der
4
0
Weight Gain
Niz
Der
2
0
Man Boobs
Niz
Der
1
0
Peeling
Niz
Der
1
0
Liver Damage
Niz
Der
1
0
Aggression
Niz
Der
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Niz
Der
1
2
Palpitations
Niz
Der
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Niz
Der
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Dermarest during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Nizoral during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Nizoral and alcohol.
Method of use
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Gel
Ointment, Pill, Shampoo
Dosages
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Gel: 2%
Cream: 2%
Shampoo: 2%
Tablet: 200 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Prudence in patients with achlorhydra because drug requires gastric acid for dissolution.
Ingredients
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Diphenhydramine Hcl/Calamine , Tolnaftate/Benzoic Acid/Salicylic Acid/Me-Salicylate/Camphor , Hydrocortisone/Colloidal Oatmeal/Aloe/Vitamin E , Pramoxine Hcl/Menthol , Diphenhydramine Hcl , Diphenhydramine Hcl/Zinc Acetate , Menthol/Camphor , Pramoxine Hcl , Hydrocortisone Acetate , Hydrocortisone , Pramoxine Hcl/Camphor/Zinc Acetate
Ketoconazole
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Dermarest and Nizoral: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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