Generic Name : Econazole Pronunciation : e kone' a zole Therapeutic Classification : Fungicides ICD Code : Y40.7
India- Ecanol Vaginal Tab, Ecanol, Ecoderm.
International- Ecoderm, Spectazole. Why it is 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 it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Topical- 1% cream should be applied over the affected areas once daily.
PO- The recommended dose is 150mg/day. How it should 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. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Side Effects :
Local - Itching, burning, irritation, stinging, redness and rash.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature, keep away from excess heat.
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