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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Econazole (Overview)

Econazole is a topical anti-fungus agent which is a kind of anti-fungal drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Is econazole nitrate cream 1% safe for children?

Is econazole nitrate cream 1% safe for children?

Yes: Yes the cream is safe for children. Commonly used for ringworm which is a fungal infection. As with all medications check with your doctor before using it. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Econazole (Overview)

Econazole is a topical anti-fungus agent which is a kind of anti-fungal drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Can i use econazole nitrate 1% cream for eczema on my hands and feet?

Can i use econazole nitrate 1% cream for eczema on my hands and feet?

Econazole Nitrate: Econazole Nitrate is a topical anti-fungal cream so it's effective for tinea/dermatophyte infections. If you have Eczema, you will most likely require a topical corticosteroid. A dermatologist will be able to evaluate and prescribe the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Can I use econazole nitrate for genital warts?

Can I use econazole nitrate for genital warts?

No: That is an antifungal medication, used to treat yeast infections. henital warts are caused by HPV, a virus that is passed sexually. At your age, you should be getting the Guardisil vaccine to reduce your per risk of cervical cancer and future warts. In the meantime, there are several treatments for the cueprrent warts, but they require a prescription or a procedure performed by your GYN. ...Read more

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Can antifungals like econazole be used to treat a rash on the areola?

Can  antifungals like econazole be used to treat a rash on the areola?

Yes if it is yeast: Candida (yeast) infections on the nipple and areola are common in nursing women, and should clear with econazole and related "azole" medications. If the rash is anything else, the econazole won't improve it. ...Read more

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I want to know if econazole nitrate cream on children. Any side effect or concerns?

I want to know if econazole nitrate cream on children. Any side effect or concerns?

Econazole cream: Normally it is a safe cream in children with minor side effects like redness, itching and burning at the site, rash which looks like pimples.These side effect usually pass, but if they persist stop the cream.You should call your doctor immidiately if you get very rare side effects, blisters, open sores or allergic reactionlikesneezind, dizuness and trouble breathing. ...Read more

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Can econazole cream for jock itch be used in combination with over-the-counter lotrimen jock itch spray or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) sprays to suppress itching?

Can econazole cream for jock itch be used in combination with over-the-counter lotrimen jock itch spray or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) sprays to suppress itching?

Probably: Usually we don't want to use two different antifungal agents at the same time but there is probably no harm in doing so. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) spray is ok but there are other otc stuff such as tricalm, itch x that may be more effective. I would suggest that you space the application 30-minute or more apart and see your doctor if the problem persists. ...Read more

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Which cream can replace econazole for lower cost?

Which cream can replace econazole for lower cost?

Ask ur pharmacist: Ur pharmacist should be able to provide you prices for alternative anti fungal creams like - ketaconazole, nystatin, or clotrimazole. ...Read more

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Is there an over the counter equivalent to Econazole?

Is there an over the counter equivalent to Econazole?

Similar products are: available OTC. Products containing miconazole or clotrimazole are antifungals. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Berry
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Spectazole (Definition)

Spectazole is a topical anti-fungus agent which is a kind of anti-fungal ...Read more