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glossary:econazole_cream [2007/08/29 13:08]
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glossary:econazole_cream [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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 +Ecostatin
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 +Description
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 +Econazole (e-KONE-a-zole) belongs to the family of medicines called antifungals,​ which are used to treat infections caused by a fungus. They work by killing the fungus or preventing its growth.
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 +Econazole cream is applied to the skin to treat fungus infections. These include: ​
 +§ ringworm of the body (tinea corporis);
 +§ ringworm of the foot (tinea pedis; athlete'​s foot);
 +§ ringworm of the groin (tinea cruris; jock itch);
 +§ tinea versicolor (sometimes called ``sun fungus''​);​ and
 +§ certain other fungus infections, such as Candida (Monilia) infections.
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 +Econazole is available only with your doctor'​s prescription,​ in the following dosage form: 
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 +Topical
 +§ Cream (U.S)
  
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