Econazole is an antifungal medication used to treat various fungal infections of the skin, such as athlete's foot, jock itch, and ringworm. It is also used to treat vaginal yeast infections. Econazole works by stopping the growth of fungi.
How to use econazole:
Econazole is usually applied to the affected area of the skin or inserted into the vagina as a cream, lotion, or suppository. The dosage and duration of treatment may vary depending on the type and severity of the infection. It is important to use econazole exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not use more or less of it or use it for longer than recommended.
Possible side effects of econazole:
Econazole may cause some side effects, including:
Burning, stinging, or itching at the application site
Redness or irritation of the skin
Nausea or vomiting
If any of these side effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor immediately.
Precautions and warnings for econazole:
Before using econazole, inform your doctor if you have any medical conditions, especially liver disease. Econazole may interact with certain medications, including warfarin and other anticoagulants.
It is important to attend regular doctor appointments and report any new or worsening symptoms to your healthcare provider while using econazole. Avoid contact with eyes, mouth, and nose when applying the medication.