Comparative efficacy of ketoconazole and fluconazole in the treatment of pityriasis versicolor: a one year follow-up study.

@article{Bhogal2001ComparativeEO,
  title={Comparative efficacy of ketoconazole and fluconazole in the treatment of pityriasis versicolor: a one year follow-up study.},
  author={Claire Bhogal and Archana Singal and Manik Chandra Baruah},
  journal={The Journal of dermatology},
  year={2001},
  volume={28 10},
  pages={535-9}
}
Pityriasis versicolor can be treated by a single or multiple dosage regime of ketoconazole as well as by fluconazole. The therapeutic efficacy of these two drugs has not been compared. One hundred and eighty patients with moderate to extensive pityriasis versicolor confirmed by KOH and Wood's lamp examination were randomly assigned to one of the four oral antifungal regimes: Ketoconazole 400 mg single dose (Category I), Ketoconazole 200 mg daily for 10 days (Category II), Fluconazole 400 mg… CONTINUE READING

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