Ketoconazole (Page 3 of 4)

17 PATIENT COUNSELING INFORMATION

See FDA-approved patient labeling (Patient Package Insert).

Instruct patients on a proper use of Ketoconazole Foam, 2%.

Avoid fire, flame and/or smoking during and immediately following application.
Do not apply Ketoconazole Foam, 2% directly to hands. Dispense onto a cool surface, and apply to the affected areas using the fingertips.
Wash their hands after application
Ketoconazole Foam, 2% may cause skin irritation (application site burning and/or reactions)
Instruct a patient to contact a health care provider if the area of application shows signs of increased irritation and report any signs of adverse reactions.

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Yeruham, Israel

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Instructions for Use

Ketoconazole Foam, 2%

Important Information: Ketoconazole Foam, 2% is for use on the skin only. Do not use Ketoconazole Foam, 2% in your eyes, mouth or vagina.

Step 1: Remove the clear cap from the Ketoconazole Foam, 2% can.
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Step 2: Hold the can upright and firmly press the nozzle to dispense Ketoconazole Foam, 2% into the clear cap.
Dispense enough Ketoconazole Foam, 2% to cover the entire affected area(s).
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If the can seems warm or the foam seems runny, run the can under cold water.
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Step 3: Pick up small amounts of Ketoconazole Foam, 2% with your fingertips and gently rub the foam into the affected area(s) until the foam disappears.
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If you are treating areas such as your scalp, part the hair so that Ketoconazole Foam, 2% may be applied directly to the skin.
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Step 4: Wash your hands after applying Ketoconazole Foam, 2%.
Throw away any of the unused medicine that is left in the cap.
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How should I store Ketoconazole Foam, 2%?

Store Ketoconazole Foam, 2% at room temperature between 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C).
Do not store the Ketoconazole Foam, 2% can in the refrigerator or freezer.
Keep Ketoconazole Foam, 2% away from heat. Never throw the can into a fire, even if the can is empty.
Do not store Ketoconazole Foam, 2% at temperatures above 120°F (49°C).
Do not break through (puncture) the Ketoconazole Foam, 2% can.

Keep Ketoconazole Foam, 2% and all medicines out of the reach of children.

This Instructions for Use has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Made in Israel

Manufactured By Perrigo

Yeruham, Israel

Distributed By

Perrigo®

Allegan, MI 49010

www.perrigo.com

Rev 08-18

PATIENT INFORMATION

Ketoconazole Foam, 2%

Important Information: Ketoconazole Foam, 2% is for use on the skin only. Do not use Ketoconazole Foam, 2% in your eyes, mouth or vagina.

What is Ketoconazole Foam, 2%?

Ketoconazole Foam, 2% is a prescription medicine used on the skin (topical) to treat seborrheic dermatitis in people 12 years of age and older with a normal immune system.

It is not known if Ketoconazole Foam, 2% is safe and effective when used to treat fungal infections.

It is not known if Ketoconazole Foam, 2% is safe and effective in children less than 12 years of age.

Before using Ketoconazole Foam, 2%, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if Ketoconazole Foam, 2% will harm your unborn baby.
are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if Ketoconazole Foam, 2% passes into your breast milk. Talk to your healthcare provider about the best way to feed your baby during treatment with Ketoconazole Foam, 2%.

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take , including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

How should I use Ketoconazole Foam, 2%?

Use Ketoconazole Foam, 2% exactly as your healthcare provider tells you to use it. See the detailed “Instructions for Use” at the end of this leaflet for directions about how to apply Ketoconazole Foam, 2% the right way.
Apply Ketoconazole Foam, 2% to the affected skin area(s) 2 times each day for 4 weeks. You should apply enough Ketoconazole Foam, 2% to cover the entire affected area(s).
Talk to your healthcare provider if your skin does not improve after 4 weeks of treatment with Ketoconazole Foam, 2%.
Dispense Ketoconazole Foam, 2% directly into the cap. Do not dispense Ketoconazole Foam, 2% directly onto your hands, because the foam will begin to melt on contact with warm skin.
Wash your hands after applying Ketoconazole Foam, 2%.

What should I avoid while using Ketoconazole Foam, 2%?

Ketoconazole Foam, 2% is flammable. Avoid fire, flames, or smoking during and right after you apply Ketoconazole Foam, 2% to your skin.
Avoid getting Ketoconazole Foam, 2% in or near your eyes, mouth, lips or vagina. If you get Ketoconazole Foam, 2% on your lips or in your eyes, mouth or vagina, rinse well with water.

What are the possible side effects of Ketoconazole Foam, 2%?

Ketoconazole Foam, 2% may cause serious side effects, including:

Skin irritation at the application area(s), including skin reactions caused by exposure to light. Tell your healthcare provider if you develop skin irritation during treatment with Ketoconazole Foam, 2%.

The most common side effects of Ketoconazole Foam, 2% include, burning, dryness, redness, irritation, numbness, itching, rash and warmth at the application site.

These are not all of the possible side effects of Ketoconazole Foam, 2%.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

How should I store Ketoconazole Foam, 2%?

Store Ketoconazole Foam, 2% at room temperature between 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C).
Do not store the Ketoconazole Foam, 2% can in the refrigerator or freezer.
Keep Ketoconazole Foam, 2% away from heat. Never throw the Ketoconazole Foam, 2% can into a fire, even if the can is empty.
Do not store Ketoconazole Foam, 2% at temperatures above 120°F (49°C).
Do not break through (puncture) the Ketoconazole Foam, 2% can.
Keep Ketoconazole Foam, 2% and all medicines out of the reach of children.

General information about the safe and effective use of Ketoconazole Foam, 2%.

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Patient Information leaflet. Do not use Ketoconazole Foam, 2% for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give Ketoconazole Foam, 2% to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them. You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information about Ketoconazole Foam, 2% that is written for health professionals.

What are the ingredients in Ketoconazole Foam, 2%?

Active ingredient: ketoconazole

Inactive Ingredients: cetyl alcohol, citric acid, ethanol (denatured with tert -butyl alcohol and brucine sulfate) 58%, polysorbate 60, potassium citrate, propylene glycol, purified water, and stearyl alcohol pressurized with a hydrocarbon (propane/butane) propellant

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