What is Spectazole?
Econazole (commonly used as the nitrate salt) is an antifungal medication of the imidazole class. It is used as a cream under the brand names Spectazole (United States), Ecostatin (Canada), Pevaryl (Western Europe), and Pevisone (the latter consisting of the combination econazole/triamcinolone) to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, tinea, pityriasis versicolor, ringworm, and jock itch. It is also sold in Canada under the brand name Ecostatin as vaginal ovules to treat vaginal thrush. In Asia, it is sold under the brand name Endix-G (by Dongkwang, Korea), while in Thailand, it is sold as Ecosone by Qualimed. In Taiwan, it is sold as Vivicome Cream, manufactured by Yong Chang Pharmaceuticals. In Egypt, it is sold as a foam spray by ATM. In Bangladesh, it is sold under the brand name Ecoderm by Rephco Pharmaceuticals Ltd. The combination of econazole nitrate with triamcinolone acetonide is also available under the brand name Ecoderm-TA.