Definitions for econazole
A particular kind of imidazole antifungal drug.
Econazole nitrate is an antifungal medication of the imidazole class. It is used as a cream under the brand names Spectazole, Ecostatin, Pevaryl and Pevisone to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, tinea, pityriasis versicolor, ringworm, and jock itch. It is also sold in Canada under the brand name Ecostatin as vaginal ovules to treat vaginal thrush. In Asia, it is sold under the brand name Endix-G, while in Thailand it is sold as Ecosone by Qualimed. In Taiwan, it is sold as Vivicome Cream, manufactured by Yong Chang Pharmaceuticals. In Egypt it is sold as a foam spray by ATM. In Bangladesh it is sold under the brand name Ecoderm by Rephco Pharmaceuticals Ltd. The combination of Econazole nitrate with Triamcinolone acetonide is also available under the brand name Ecoderm-TA.
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A broad spectrum antimycotic with some action against Gram positive bacteria. It is used topically in dermatomycoses also orally and parenterally.
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