Extina (ketoconazole) is an antifungal medication that stops flora from growing on your skin.
Extina Foam is employed on the skin (topical) to treat a skin condition referred to as seborrheic eczema in patientstwelve years mature and older. seborrheic eczema will cause areas of flaky skin (scales) on the scalp, face, ears, chest or higher back.
Extina Foam may additionally be used for functions ex-directory during this medication guide.
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Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction to Extina: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using Extina Foam and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
severe itching, burning, or irritation where the medicine is applied;
oily or dry scalp, mild hair loss;
redness, pain, or oozing of treated skin areas; or
eye redness, swelling, or irritation.
Less serious Extina side effects include:
mild skin itching or irritation;
dry skin; or
Hold the container upright, and dispense EXTINA® Foam into the cap of the can or other cool surface in an amount sufficient to cover the affected area(s). Dispensing directly onto hands is not recommended, as the foam will begin to melt immediately upon contact with warm skin. Pick up small amounts of EXTINA® Foam with the fingertips, and gently massage into the affected area(s) until the foam disappears. For hair-bearing areas, part the hair, so that EXTINA® Foam may be applied directly to the skin (rather than on the hair). Avoid contact with the eyes and other mucous membranes. EXTINA® Foam is not for ophthalmic, oral or intravaginal use.