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Econazole Nitrate & Trimcinolone Acetonide
|NAME||STRENGTH||PACK SIZE||DOSAGE FORM|
|Fungicort||1% w/w + 0.1% w/w||10 gm||Cream|
Econazole Nitrate is a broad-spectrum antifungal agent with activity against many gram-positive bacteria. Triamcinolone Acetonide is a potent corticosteroid with antiinflammatory, anti-pruritic and anti-allergic activity.
Fungicort Cream: Each gram cream contains 10 mg of Econazole Nitrate BP and 1mg of Triamcinolone Acetonide BP.
Indications And Uses
For the topical treatment of inflammatory dermatomycoses and inflammatory skin conditions complicated by or threatened by bacterial or fungal skin infection.
Dosage And Administration
Apply by gently rubbing onto the skin twice daily for 14 days or, Apply twice daily to the affected area or, As directed by the physician.
Transient local mild irritation at the application site has been reported. Hypersensitivity has rarely been reported. Discontinuation of therapy usually results in cessation of the symptoms.
Long-term continuous steroid therapy should be avoided since adrenal suppression can occur, particularly when infants or children are treated or when occlusive dressings are applied. In addition, long term therapy with corticosteroids can cause skin lesions such as atrophy, telangiectasia and striae.
Keep out of the reach of children. Do not freeze. Store at a cool and dry place.
Like all preparations containing corticosteroids, the cream should not be used in tubercular or luetic skin infections or in viral diseases (e.g. herpes, vaccinia, varicella). The cream should not be administered to patients who have previously exhibited hypersensitivity to imidazoles or corticosteroids.
Fungicort Cream: Each pack has a tube containing 10 gm of the cream.