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General Information on Oxiconazole

Generic Name : Oxiconazole

Pronunciation : ox-i-KON-a-zole

Latest prescription information about Oxiconazole. 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 Oxiconazole

Why is Oxiconazole Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antifungal, prescribed for skin infections such as tinea pedis (athlete's foot), tinea cruris (jock itch) and ringworm. It inhibits the fungal growth.  

When should Oxiconazole not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Oxiconazole?

Topical- Apply this medication over the affected skin, usually once or twice a day.

How should Oxiconazole be taken?

It comes as a cream, lotion to apply topically as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Oxiconazole?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

For external use only.

Avoid contact with eyes, nose, mouth or vagina.

What are the side effects of Oxiconazole?

  Local: Burning, itching, stinging, swelling, irritation, scaling, redness, pimple-like bumps and tenderness.

What are the other precautions for Oxiconazole?

Wash your hands thoroughly after using this medication.

What are the storage conditions for Oxiconazole?

Store it at controlled room temperature (15 and 30C). Keep away from children.

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