Generic Name: Oxiconazole Cream (ox ee KON uh zole)
Brand Name: Oxistat
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Sep 16, 2020.
Uses of Oxiconazole Cream:
- It is used to treat fungal infections of the skin.
What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Oxiconazole Cream?
- If you have an allergy to oxiconazole or any other part of oxiconazole cream.
- If you are allergic to oxiconazole cream; any part of oxiconazole cream; or any other drugs, foods, or substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had.
This medicine may interact with other drugs or health problems.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take oxiconazole cream with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.
What are some things I need to know or do while I take Oxiconazole Cream?
- Tell all of your health care providers that you take oxiconazole cream. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using oxiconazole cream while you are pregnant.
- Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.
How is this medicine (Oxiconazole Cream) best taken?
Use oxiconazole cream as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.
- Use as you have been told, even if your signs get better.
- Do not take oxiconazole cream by mouth. Use on your skin only. Keep out of your mouth, nose, and eyes (may burn).
- Wash your hands before and after use. Do not wash your hands after use if putting this on your hand.
- Clean affected part before use. Make sure to dry well.
- Put a thin layer on the affected skin and rub in gently.
- Do not use coverings (bandages, dressings, make-up) unless told to do so by the doctor.
What do I do if I miss a dose?
- Put on a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
- If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
- Do not put on 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?
- Very bad irritation where oxiconazole cream is used.
- Oozing or bleeding.
What are some other side effects of Oxiconazole Cream?
- Irritation where oxiconazole cream is used.
If OVERDOSE is suspected:
How do I store and/or throw out Oxiconazole Cream?
- Store at room temperature.
- Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
Consumer information use
- If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
- Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else's drugs.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. Check with your pharmacist. If you have any questions about oxiconazole cream, please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
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- Drug class: topical antifungals
Other brands: Oxistat