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Generic name: econazole topical [ee-CON-a-zole]

Brand names: Econazole Nitrate, Ecoza
Drug class: topical antifungals

What is Ecoza?

Ecoza (for the skin) is a treatment for athletes feet (Tinea pedis) as well as jock itching (Tinea cruris) and the ringworm (Tinea corporis). This medication can also be employed to address tinea versicolor (a fungal infection that causes discoloration of the skin) as well as yeast infections that affect the skin. Ecoza can also be employed for other purposes that are not covered in this drug guide.

Side effects of Ecoza

See a doctor immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms warning signs of an allergic response, such as difficulty breathing, hives, and swelling of your lips, face, and throat,Consult your physician immediately. If you experience extreme redness, burning, or burning after applying the medicine,

Common adverse effects of Ecoza can include:

  • Burning, irritation, itching, and redness.

This isn't a complete list of possible side effects, and other effects may also be present. Contact your physician for advice regarding medical effects.It is possible to report any adverse allergic reactions or symptoms to FDA via 1-800-FDA-1088.

Similar or related drugs

Clotrimazole topical, ketoconazole topical, terbinafine topical and miconazole topical medications should all be used topically as treatment against yeast infections. Lamisil should also be applied topically.


Follow all the instructions on your prescription label and on the label of your package. Be sure to inform your health care providers about your allergies, medical conditions, and all medications you take.

Prior to use this drug

It is not recommended to make use of Ecoza in case you have an allergy to it.See your doctor if you are breastfeeding or expecting.Ecoza is not allowed for use by any person who is younger than

How to take Ecoza?

Follow all instructions on the prescription label and also read all medication guides or instructions sheets. Follow the medication exactly as prescribed.Do not consume by mouth. Topical medicines are meant for use on only the skin.Cleanse your hands before and after you apply Ecoza. Dry and clean the area affected.Take note of and follow the instructions for use that come with your medication. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor if you don't understand these directions.To treat foot problems caused by athletes Apply the medication to the affected areas and the skin around them once a day for one month.To treat jock's itch, tinea versicolor, or ringworm, apply the medication to the affected areas and skin areas around them once per day for two weeks.To combat yeast infections on the skin, apply the treatment to the affected areas and the skin around them twice a day for two weeks.Do not apply a bandage to a part of the skin unless your physician tells you to. Bandaging could raise the level of medication that is absorbed by your skin, which could result in negative side effects.Make sure to take this medication for the entire prescribed duration, even if symptoms do not improve immediately. Dosing less frequently can increase the chances of getting an infection that is intolerant to treatment. Ecoza is not a treatment for a bacterial-related infection.

Contact your physician if your symptoms don't improve or if they become worse.Don't give this medication to another person, even if they suffer from the same symptoms as you do.Keep the tube at room temperature, far from heat and moisture. Close the tube when not in use.Ecoza foam is highly flammable. Avoid using near-high temperatures or in flames that are open. Avoid storing in direct sunlight. Don't smoke for a long time until the foam has dried completely on your face.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Utilize the medicine as quickly as you are able, but do not miss any missed doses if you are close to the time for the next dose. Don't take two doses at once.

What happens if I overdose?

For medical emergencies, seek emergency medical attention or contact for help at the Poison Helpline at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

Do not get Ecoza in your eyes or inside your vagina.

Interaction with other drugs

Discuss with your doctor any other medications you take, particularly:

  • A blood thinner—Warfarin, Coumadin, Jantoven;

This list isn't complete. Other medications can affect Ecoza, which includes prescription and non-prescription drugs, vitamins, and herbal products.Here we have provided details of several drug interactions.