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Econazole - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions

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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, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y40.7 | Therapeutic Classification : Fungicides
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Trade Names/Brand Names of Econazole

India : 

International : 

Ecoderm, Spectazole
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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.
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When should Econazole not be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

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



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suman123456, United Kingdom

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

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