What is Oxistat?

Oxiconazole (U.S.: Oxistat, Canada: Oxizole) is an antifungal medication typically administered in a cream or lotion to treat skin infections, such as athlete's foot, jock itch and ringworm. It can also be prescribed to treat the skin rash known as tinea versicolor, caused by systemic yeast overgrowth (Candida spp.).

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Using oxistat 1% cream to treat ringworm on my 5 year old. Applied it once and area is circular bright red. Is this a serious reaction or can I...

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It seems your child might have developed an irritant reaction to the applied cream. Kindly withhold...

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I have been having hair loss issues that were only properly diagnosed as fungal today and medication has been prescribed that i have...

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It is better to avoid any oral medication during early pregnancy as this is the period of organogenesis and any drug...

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I was prescribed 30 ml cream of Oxistat for a fungus on bottom of foot that I believe that i picked up when I got a pedicure/Foot doctor that I...

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Yes, Econazole will work the same.

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