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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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Dr. Sewa Legha
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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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 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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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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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Econazole (Definition)

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


Dr. James Krick
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Fungus (Definition)

Consisting of a florid overgrowth due to exposure to ...Read more