• Skin infections (topicals)

Xolegel Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Ketoconazole 2%; topical gel (anhydrous).

Pharmacological Class

Azole antifungal.

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%])


Xolegel Indications


Topical treatment of seborrheic dermatitis in immunocompetent patients.

Xolegel Dosage and Administration


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 minutes before applying cosmetics, sunscreen, etc.


Not established.

Xolegel Contraindications

Not Applicable

Xolegel Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Xolegel Warnings/Precautions


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. Nursing mothers: avoid direct infant exposure.

Xolegel Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Xolegel Interactions

Xolegel Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Application site burning.

Xolegel Clinical Trials

See Literature

Xolegel Note

Not Applicable

Xolegel Patient Counseling

See Literature