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Econazole Nitrate Cream

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Econazole Nitrate Cream

Econazole Nitrate Cream 1%

For Topical Use Only


Econazole nitrate cream contains the antifungal agent, econazole nitrate USP 1%, in a water-miscible base consisting of apricot kernel oil/PEG-6, benzoic acid, butylated hydroxytoluene, mineral oil, PEG-6-32 stearate/glycol stearate and purified water. The white to off-white soft cream is for topical use only.

Chemically, econazole nitrate is 1-[2-{(4-chlorophenyl) methoxy}-2-(2,4-dichlorophenyl)ethyl]-1H-imidazole mononitrate. Its structure is as follows:

Econazole Nitrate Cream 1%  Structural Formula Illustration

Last reviewed on RxList: 5/27/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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