Econazole topical Side Effects

Some side effects of econazole topical may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

For the Consumer

Applies to econazole topical: topical cream, topical foam, topical powder, topical solution

Along with its needed effects, econazole topical may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking econazole topical:

Less common
  • Burning, itching, stinging, redness, or other sign of irritation at the application site
  • rash

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to econazole topical: compounding powder, topical cream, topical foam

Local

One patient developed erythematous, edematous, urticarial-like lesions with vesiculation at the site of econazole application. Sensitivity to econazole was confirmed by patch testing.

Cream:
Common (1% to 10%): Erythema (about 3%), stinging (about 3%), itching (about 3%), burning (about 3%)
Rare (less than 0.1%): Lesions with vesiculation at site of application (at least 1 case)

Foam:
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Application site reactions

Hypersensitivity

Cream:
Frequency not reported: Sensitivity to econazole

Dermatologic

Cream:
Rare (less than 0.1%): Pruritic rash (at least 1 case)

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