Lidex vs Nizoral

Lidex
(Rx)
Nizoral
(Rx)
Lidex 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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June 30, 1971
June 12, 1981
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,147 Discussions
74,939 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Itching
#2 for Psoriasis
#3 for Rash
#4 for Eczema
#5 for Skin Problems
#7 for Dermatitis
#8 for Dandruff
Lidex is prescribed for Itching, Psoriasis, Rash 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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Lid
High Blood Pressure
6
Fever
6
Nausea
5
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Tinea
4
Weeping
4
Candida
3
Weight Gain
3
Addiction
3
Chicken Pox
2
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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Lidex
Lid
Nizoral
Niz
High Blood Pressure
Lid
Niz
6
1
Fever
Lid
Niz
6
0
Nausea
Lid
Niz
5
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Lid
Niz
4
1
Tinea
Lid
Niz
4
0
Weeping
Lid
Niz
4
0
Candida
Lid
Niz
3
0
Weight Gain
Lid
Niz
3
2
Addiction
Lid
Niz
3
0
Chicken Pox
Lid
Niz
2
0
Dry Scalp
Niz
Lid
6
0
Dry Skin
Niz
Lid
4
0
Weight Gain
Niz
Lid
2
3
Man Boobs
Niz
Lid
1
0
Peeling
Niz
Lid
1
0
Liver Damage
Niz
Lid
1
0
Aggression
Niz
Lid
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Niz
Lid
1
6
Palpitations
Niz
Lid
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Niz
Lid
1
4
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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C Category C
Before taking Lidex 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
Ointment, Pill, Shampoo
Dosages
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Cream: 0.05%
Gel: 0.05%
Ointment: 0.05%
Solution: 0.05%
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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Fluocinonide
Ketoconazole
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Lidex and Nizoral: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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