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INDICATIONS

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  • Due to potential for severe hepatitis, adrenal insufficiency, and drug-drug interactions, systemic ketoconazole should not be used as first line for any fungal infections.
  • Treatment of blastomycosis, coccidioidomycosis, histoplasmosis, chromomycosis, and paracoccidioidomycosis.

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Last updated: August 26, 2013