Econazole Topical Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Corporis

Cream: Apply sufficient amount to cover affected areas once a day.
Duration of therapy for tinea cruris and corporis: 2 weeks

Comments:
-Most patients have early symptom relief and clinical improvement may be seen fairly soon after start of therapy; tinea cruris and corporis should be treated for 2 weeks to reduce possible recurrence.
-If no clinical improvement after the treatment period, diagnosis should be reconsidered.
-Clinical and mycological clearing of tinea versicolor usually seen after 2 weeks of therapy.

Approved indications: For the treatment of tinea cruris and tinea corporis due to Trichophyton rubrum, T mentagrophytes, T tonsurans, Microsporum canis, M audouini, M gypseum, and Epidermophyton floccosum; for the treatment of tinea versicolor

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Cruris

Cream: Apply sufficient amount to cover affected areas once a day.
Duration of therapy for tinea cruris and corporis: 2 weeks

Comments:
-Most patients have early symptom relief and clinical improvement may be seen fairly soon after start of therapy; tinea cruris and corporis should be treated for 2 weeks to reduce possible recurrence.
-If no clinical improvement after the treatment period, diagnosis should be reconsidered.
-Clinical and mycological clearing of tinea versicolor usually seen after 2 weeks of therapy.

Approved indications: For the treatment of tinea cruris and tinea corporis due to Trichophyton rubrum, T mentagrophytes, T tonsurans, Microsporum canis, M audouini, M gypseum, and Epidermophyton floccosum; for the treatment of tinea versicolor

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Versicolor

Cream: Apply sufficient amount to cover affected areas once a day.
Duration of therapy for tinea cruris and corporis: 2 weeks

Comments:
-Most patients have early symptom relief and clinical improvement may be seen fairly soon after start of therapy; tinea cruris and corporis should be treated for 2 weeks to reduce possible recurrence.
-If no clinical improvement after the treatment period, diagnosis should be reconsidered.
-Clinical and mycological clearing of tinea versicolor usually seen after 2 weeks of therapy.

Approved indications: For the treatment of tinea cruris and tinea corporis due to Trichophyton rubrum, T mentagrophytes, T tonsurans, Microsporum canis, M audouini, M gypseum, and Epidermophyton floccosum; for the treatment of tinea versicolor

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Pedis

Cream: Apply sufficient amount to cover affected areas once a day.
Foam: Should be applied to cover affected areas once a day
Duration of therapy: 4 weeks

Comments:
-Cream: Most patients have early symptom relief and clinical improvement may be seen fairly soon after start of therapy; should treat for 1 month to reduce possible recurrence.
-Cream: If no clinical improvement after the treatment period, diagnosis should be reconsidered.

Approved indications:
-Cream: For the treatment of tinea pedis due to T rubrum, T mentagrophytes, T tonsurans, M canis, M audouini, M gypseum, and E floccosum
-Foam: For the treatment of interdigital tinea pedis due to T rubrum, T mentagrophytes, and E floccosum

Usual Adult Dose for Cutaneous Candidiasis

Cream: Apply sufficient amount to cover affected areas twice a day.
Duration of therapy: 2 weeks

Comments:
-Most patients have early symptom relief and clinical improvement may be seen fairly soon after start of therapy; should treat for 2 weeks to reduce possible recurrence.
-If no clinical improvement after the treatment period, diagnosis should be reconsidered.

Approved indication: For the treatment of cutaneous candidiasis

Usual Pediatric Dose for Tinea Pedis

12 years or older:
Foam: Should be applied to cover affected areas once a day
Duration of therapy: 4 weeks

Approved indication: For the treatment of interdigital tinea pedis due to T rubrum, T mentagrophytes, and E floccosum

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Consult WARNINGS section for dosing related precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Avoid contact with eyes.
-Foam: Consult the manufacturer's product information for administration instructions.

Storage requirements:
-Cream: Store at controlled room temperature 20C to 25C (68F to 77F).
-Foam: Store at controlled room temperature 20C to 25C (68F to 77F), excursions permitted to 15C to 30C (59F to 86F); do not refrigerate or freeze; do not expose container to heat and/or store at temperatures above 49C (120F), even if empty; do not store in direct sunlight.

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