Econazole is a topical antifungal medication commonly prescribed to treat fungal and yeast infections, including tinea versicolor.
HOW DO I USE THIS MEDICINE?
This medication should be applied to the skin once or twice per day, as recommended by your provider. To apply, clean the affected area and allow it to dry, then gently rub in the cream until it is no longer visible. Then wash your hands after application.
HOW DO I STORE AND/OR THROW OUT THIS DRUG?
Store this medication at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep out of the reach of children.
Excess medication should be safely disposed of to ensure that pets, children, and other people cannot consume them. The best way to discard this medication is through a medicine take-back program. Contact your pharmacist or local garbage/recycling department to learn about these programs. See the FDA's Safe Disposal of Medicines website (https://goo.gl/c4Rm4p) for more information if you do not have access to a take-back program.
WHAT DO I DO IF I MISS A DOSE?
If you miss a dose, apply it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and maintain your normal dosing schedule.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS: WHAT ARE SOME SIDE EFFECTS THAT I NEED TO NOTIFY MY PROVIDER ABOUT?
Econazole may cause side effects. If you experience any of the following symptoms, notify your provider right away:
This list may not describe all possible side effects. You may notify your provider for medical advice about side effects and/or see the full prescription information, here.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit MedWatch: HTTPS://WWW.FDA.GOV/SAFETY/MEDWATCH /default.htm or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
WHAT MAY INTERACT WITH THIS MEDICATION?
You should disclose any prescriptions or over-the-counter medications you are taking with your medical provider before using Econazole. It is especially important to alert your healthcare provider if you are taking Warfarin.
As with almost all medicine, the recommended treatments do not work for every single person. There is a risk the medicine will not work and skin conditions will continue.
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This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.
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