Drug Index

Econazole

 
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Mechanism :

Econazole nitrate is an antifungal medication of the imidazole family.


Indication :

• Fungal skin infection like tinea cruris, tinea pedis, tinea versicolor, tinea corporis and cutaneous candidiasis.


Contraindications :

Contraindicated in individuals who have shown hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients. Avoid contact with eyes.


Dosing :

Under 3 months: Safety and efficacy not established.

>3 months: Apply cream to affected areas once every day for 2 weeks in cases of tinea cruris, corporis, versicolor, cutaneous candidiasis and for 4 weeks in cases of tinea pedis.


Adverse Effect :

Contraindicated in individuals who have shown hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients. Avoid contact with eyes.

Side effects are burning, itching, stinging, and erythema.

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