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Dr. Harinder Gill
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Spectazole (Definition)

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


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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

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Can econazole nitrate (topical) 1% cream be used to treat shingles?

Can econazole nitrate (topical) 1% cream be used to treat shingles?

No.: No, for two reasons. Econazole is an anti-FUNGAL drug, while shingles is due to a VIRAL infection. Second, econazole works only where applied, on the surface of the skin. Shingles manifests in the skin, but the infection resides in the dorsal root ganglion near the spinal cord. Risk of shingles may be reduced with vaccination. It may be treated with some ant-viral drugs, such as valacyclovir. ...Read more

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Econazole nitrate cream 1% is a dipper rash cream?

Econazole nitrate cream 1% is a dipper rash cream?

Econazole: If you are asking if econazole can be used in the diaper area, the answer is yes. It is used for fungal type of rash. It can also be used for athletes foot. ...Read more

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Can miconazole nitrate cream cure bv?

Can miconazole nitrate cream cure bv?

No: Miconazole is an antifungal. Bv is caused by gardnerella vaginalis, a bacterium. Bv is usually treated with Flagyl or Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) and sometimes with ampicillin. ...Read more

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Which is better for toe nail fungus - naftin (naftifine) or econazole nitrate?

Which is better for toe nail fungus - naftin (naftifine) or econazole nitrate?

Better for skin: Either one of them is better for the skin fungus than the toe nail's. Topicals need to be as solutions or used in conjunction with certain procedures... Laser therapy could help as well. ...Read more

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How does oxistat (oxiconazole nitrate cream) treat athletes foot?

How does oxistat (oxiconazole nitrate cream) treat athletes foot?

It is an : Antifungal agent. The different classes of antifungals work differently withtheend result of killing the fungus by attacking it in various methods. ...Read more

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What is actavis clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream used for?

What is actavis clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream used for?

Inflammatory fungus: Clotrimazole is an anti fungal medicine. Betamethasone is a steroid. The combination is useful for inflammatory diseases in areas prone to fungus, such as dyshydrotic dermatitis on the feet. ...Read more

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Is lotrimin (clotrimazole) af spray safe for penis?

Is lotrimin (clotrimazole) af spray safe for penis?

Okay ...: Yes, you may spray it as indicated for skin fungal infection and as instructed, but lightlyly applying its cream once or twice daily tends to be easier to use. handier. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Econazole (Definition)

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