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Oxiconazole Topical Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 1%

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Corporis

Cream or lotion: Apply to the affected and immediate surrounding areas once to twice a day for 2 weeks.

Uses: For the topical treatment of tinea cruris and tinea corporis due to Trichophyton rubrum, T mentagrophytes, or Epidermophyton floccosum

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Cruris

Cream or lotion: Apply to the affected and immediate surrounding areas once to twice a day for 2 weeks.

Uses: For the topical treatment of tinea cruris and tinea corporis due to Trichophyton rubrum, T mentagrophytes, or Epidermophyton floccosum

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Pedis

Cream or lotion: Apply to the affected and immediate surrounding areas once to twice a day for 1 month.

Use: For the topical treatment of tinea pedis due to T rubrum, T mentagrophytes, or E floccosum

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Versicolor

Cream: Apply to the affected areas once a day for 2 weeks.

Comments:
-Tinea versicolor may cause transient hypopigmented or hyperpigmented patches originating on the trunk that may extend to the neck, arms, and upper thighs.
-Treating the infection may not show immediate restoration of pigment to affected sites; pigment normalizing after successful therapy is variable and may take months, depending on patient skin type and incidental sun exposure.

Use: For the topical treatment of tinea (pityriasis) versicolor due to Malassezia furfur

Usual Pediatric Dose for Tinea Corporis

Cream or lotion: Apply to the affected and immediate surrounding areas once to twice a day for 2 weeks.

Uses: For the topical treatment of tinea cruris and tinea corporis due to T rubrum, T mentagrophytes, or E floccosum

Usual Pediatric Dose for Tinea Cruris

Cream or lotion: Apply to the affected and immediate surrounding areas once to twice a day for 2 weeks.

Uses: For the topical treatment of tinea cruris and tinea corporis due to T rubrum, T mentagrophytes, or E floccosum

Usual Pediatric Dose for Tinea Pedis

Cream or lotion: Apply to the affected and immediate surrounding areas once to twice a day for 1 month.

Use: For the topical treatment of tinea pedis due to T rubrum, T mentagrophytes, or E floccosum

Usual Pediatric Dose for Tinea Versicolor

Cream: Apply to the affected areas once a day for 2 weeks.

Comments:
-Tinea versicolor may cause transient hypopigmented or hyperpigmented patches originating on the trunk that may extend to the neck, arms, and upper thighs.
-Treating the infection may not show immediate restoration of pigment to affected sites; pigment normalizing after successful therapy is variable and may take months, depending on patient skin type and incidental sun exposure.

Use: For the topical treatment of tinea (pityriasis) versicolor due to M furfur

Renal Dose Adjustments

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Liver Dose Adjustments

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Precautions

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Dialysis

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Other Comments

Administration advice:
-For external dermal use only; not for ophthalmic or intravaginal use.
-Administer for the recommended durations to reduce possible recurrence.
-Shake the lotion well before using.

Storage requirements:
-Store between 15C and 30C (59F and 86F).

General:
-The indications for which this drug has shown efficacy rarely occur in children younger than 12 years.
-The diagnosis should be reconsidered if no clinical improvement seen after the treatment period.
-Tinea versicolor is part of the normal skin flora and, although not contagious, may recur.

Patient advice:
-Wash hands after use.
-Avoid contact with the eyes, mouth, nose, vagina, and other mucous membranes.
-To obtain optimal results, use this drug for the entire period prescribed.
-Contact physician if the condition does not improve after 2 to 4 weeks or sooner if condition worsens.
-Contact physician if signs of increased irritation, itching, burning, blistering, swelling, or oozing at the site of application.
-Unless instructed by physician, do not use occlusive dressings.

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