Oxiconazole nitrate cream, 1% is indicated for the topical treatment of the following dermal infections: tinea pedis, tinea cruris, and tinea corporis due to Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, or Epidermophyton floccosum. Oxiconazole nitrate cream, 1% is indicated for the topical treatment of tinea (pityriasis) versicolor due to Malassezia furfur.
Oxiconazole nitrate cream, 1% may be used in pediatric patients for tinea corporis, tinea cruris, tinea pedis, and tinea (pityriasis) versicolor; however, these indications for which Oxiconazole nitrate cream, 1% has been shown to be effective rarely occur in children below the age of 12.
Important Safety Information
- Do not use oxiconazole nitrate cream, 1% if you have hypersensitivity to any ingredient of this product.
- Use the product only externally. Oxiconazole nitrate cream, 1% is not to be used in the eyes or vagina. Avoid contact with the eyes, nose, mouth, and other mucous membranes. Do not cover the treated area unless directed otherwise by your physician.
- Use the medication for the full treatment time recommended by your physician, even though symptoms may have improved.
- Inform the physician if the area of application shows signs of increased irritation, itching, burning, blistering, swelling, or oozing. In clinical studies with oxiconazole nitrate cream, 1%, the most commonly reported side effects were itching and burning.
- If you are pregnant or nursing a baby, consult with your physician prior to using this product. For more information, consult your physician.
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