To help prevent tinea versicolor from returning, your doctor can prescribe a skin or oral treatment that you use once or twice a month. Preventive treatments include:

  • Selenium sulfide (Selsun) 2.5 percent shampoo
  • Ketoconazole (Extina, Nizoral, others) foam, gel, cream, shampoo or tablets
  • Itraconazole (Onmel, Sporanox) tablets or capsules
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