Econazole - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions


Information about Econazole

Generic Name : Econazole
Up-to-date prescription details regarding Econazole are provided here.

Pronunciation : e kone' a zole

Learn the correct pronunciation of the Econazole, understand it's uses, recommended dosages, its indications, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its and its storage instructions.
You will also find a list of the medication's International and Indian brand or trade names, as well as its pricing information. For verification of the information presented on this page or for additional clarifications, it's advisable to consult your doctor.

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 be taken? (Contraindications)


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 for 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.