Use Alternatives to Oral Ketoconazole for Tinea Versicolor

Questions are coming up about whether it's okay to use ORAL ketoconazole for tinea versicolor...due to recent prescribing limits.

It's common to give 1 or 2 doses of oral ketoconazole to clear up this skin yeast infection.

But oral ketoconazole is no longer approved by FDA for ANY skin infection...due to hepatotoxicity and other safety concerns.

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