Econazole - Drug Information

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General Information on Econazole

Generic Name : Econazole

Pronunciation : e kone' a zole

Latest prescription information about Econazole. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y40.7 | Therapeutic Classification : Fungicides

Trade Names/Brand Names of Econazole

India : 

International : 

Ecoderm, Spectazole

Why is Econazole Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antifungal agent; prescribed for vaginal thrush, skin infections, athlete's foot and jock itch. It interferes with fungal cells growth.

When should Econazole not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Econazole?

Topical- 1% cream should be applied over the affected areas once daily.
PO- The recommended dose is 150mg/day.

How should Econazole be taken?

It comes as a cream to apply topically into the affected area.
It also comes as a tablet to take by mouth with or without food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Econazole?

Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

What are the side effects of Econazole?

   Local : Itching, burning, irritation, stinging, redness and rash.

What are the other precautions for Econazole?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Econazole?

Store it at room temperature, keep away from excess heat.


Schedule : H

Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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suman123456 

Hi..Is econazole used orally as a tablet or capsule?

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