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Skin infections (topicals)
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Ketoconazole 2%; topical gel (anhydrous).

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Indications for XOLEGEL:

Topical treatment of seborrheic dermatitis in immunocompetent patients.


Apply a thin layer to affected area(s) once daily for 2 weeks. Wash hands before and after use. Do not wash treated areas for at least 3 hours after application. Wait at least 20 mins before applying cosmetics, sunscreen, etc.


Not recommended.


Avoid eyes, lips, mucous membranes. If irritation occurs or if disease worsens, then the use of the medication should be discontinued. Product is flammable (avoid open flames, smoking while applying). Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Azole antifungal.

Adverse Reactions:

Application site burning, headache.

How Supplied:

Gel—45g; Xolegel Duo—1 kit (15g gel + 4oz Xolex shampoo [zinc pyrithione 1%]); or (15g gel + 1.7oz Head & Shoulders shampoo [zinc pyrithione 1%])