Details About Generic Salt ::  Econazol

Main Medicine Class:: Topical,antifungal   

(ee-CON-uh-zole NYE-trate)
Spectazole,  Ecostatin
Class: Topical/antifungal

 

Drugs Class ::

 Action Increases cell membrane permeability in susceptible fungi.

Indications for Drugs ::

 Indications Treatment of tinea pedis (athlete’s foot), tinea cruris (jock itch), tinea corporis (ringworm), cutaneous candidiasis, tinea versicolor.

Drug Dose ::

 Route/Dosage

Tinea Pedis, Tinea Cruris, Tinea Corporis and Tinea Versicolor

ADULTS & CHILDREN: Topical Apply sufficient quantity to cover affected areas once daily. Treat tinea versicolor, tinea cruris and tinea corporis for 2 wk and tinea pedis for 1 mo.

Cutaneous Candidiasis

ADULTS & CHILDREN: Topical Apply bid for 2 wk.

Contraindication ::

 Contraindications Standard considerations.

Drug Precautions ::

 Precautions

Pregnancy: Category C. Lactation: Undetermined.

PATIENT CARE CONSIDERATIONS


Drug Side Effects ::

 Adverse Reactions

DERM: Burning; itching; stinging; erythema.

Drug Mode of Action ::  

 Action Increases cell membrane permeability in susceptible fungi.

Drug Interactions ::

 Interactions None well documented.

Drug Assesment ::

 Assessment/Interventions

  • Obtain patient history, including drug history and any known allergies.
  • Assess condition of skin before beginning therapy and regularly throughout course of treatment. If burning, itching, stinging or erythema develops, notify physician.

Drug Storage/Management ::

 Administration/Storage

  • Wash skin with soap and water and dry thoroughly prior to application.
  • Cover treated area with sterile bandage if needed.

Drug Notes ::

 Patient/Family Education

  • Inform patient medication is for external use only.
  • Teach patient to wash and dry skin before application.
  • Teach patient and family name, desired action, technique of administration and potential side effects of medication.
  • Advise patient to report signs of hypersensitivity such as rash, burning or redness.
  • Instruct patient to use medication for length of treatment prescribed even if symptoms subside.

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