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Oxiconazole

Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Oxiconazole is used for the control, treatment and prevention of ringworm infection, trunk infection, infection of the arms and legs, and other infections of the foot and the groin. Oxiconazole works by preventing growth of the fungus responsible for the infection, thus not letting the infection spread.

Do not use Oxiconazole if you are allergic to any of the ingredients present in it, or if you are pregnant and/or breastfeeding. Before using Oxiconazole tell your doctor if you are using any prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, or other herbal and dietary pills and supplements. Also let your doctor know your history of medical problems, pre-existing diseases and current health conditions.

Oxiconazole is generally administered as topical ointment or lotion, which is supposed to be applied to the affected area in doses prescribed by the doctor. Dosage depends on conditions such as medical condition, diet, age, and counteraction with other medicines.

Possible side effects of Oxiconazole include itching of the skin, burning sensation at the site of application, inflammation of the hair follicles, superficial reddening of the skin, and allergic contact dermatitis. If you experience side effects other than the ones listed above, you need to contact your doctor for immediate medical assistance.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Dermatologist before using this medicine.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which contains Oxiconazole as ingredient

Oxiconazole is an imidazole derivative that works as an antifungal. By preventing the synthesis of ergosterol, which is required for maintain the cytoplasmic membrane of the fungi it causes lysis of the fungi cells thus eliminating the fungal infection

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