Ketoconazole

GENERAL

Ketoconazole is used to treat serious fungal infections. It may also be used to treat Cushings disease in dogs. It is also used topically on the feet of horses with white line disease that have not responded to other therapies.

PROPER USAGE

Ketoconazole is given once to twice daily. Giving the drug with a fatty food such as butter, milk or cheese will increase the absorption of the drug into the bloodstream. It should not be given on an empty stomach.Antacids such as Maalox or Mylanta should

SIDE EFFECTS

Loss of appetite, vomiting or diarrhea, liver damage that is reversible if the drug is stopped soon enough

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