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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 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?

Only for fungus: The econazole only helps with fungal infections, like athlete's foot and ringworm. Instead try over the counter emollient lotions (aquaphor, eucerin, vaseline) on top of hydrocortisone cream OTC. This works best at bed time, then put cotton socks over your hands and feet. See a doc if this doesn't help or you think you could have an infection of the areas (called impetigo), call your doc. ...Read more

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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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Is econazole nitrate cream safe to use on a 15 month-old for yeast infection caused by antibiotics?

Is econazole nitrate cream safe to use on a 15 month-old for yeast infection caused by antibiotics?

Probably: Econazole is a topical anti fungal very similar to other compounds that are approved for use in children. However, there have not been any studies on its use in pediatrics. Clotrimazole is inexpensive and works well. ...Read more

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I have some concerns about usage of econazole nitrate cream. What can you tell me?

Econazole nitrate cr: Don't know what your specific concern is but you can read about it here: http://www.drugs.com/pro/econazole-cream.html ...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 i put econazole nitrate cream 1% on a 1year old?

Can i put econazole nitrate cream 1% on a 1year old?

Topical cream: Please do not apply that cream until your child's condition merits that antifungal cream. Please never ever use any medication you use for yourself for any of your children unless recommended by the pediatrician. ...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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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 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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Its my second day using econazole nitrate for ringworm but it seems like its spreading. Does it happen before it gets better?

Its my second day using econazole nitrate for ringworm but it seems like its spreading. Does it happen before it gets better?

Ring worm: Ring worm is a skin fungal infection and has nothing to do with "worms." The medication has not had enough time to work. Give it a couple of more days before becoming alarmed. Then, if it is not diminishing, call your doctor. ...Read more

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