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Oxistat Patient Information including How Should I Take
In this Article
- What is oxiconazole topical (Oxistat)?
- What are the possible side effects of oxiconazole topical (Oxistat)?
- What is the most important information I should know about oxiconazole topical (Oxistat)?
- Who should not use oxiconazole topical (Oxistat)?
- How should I use oxiconazole topical (Oxistat)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Oxistat)?
- What happens if I overdose (Oxistat)?
- What should I avoid while using oxiconazole topical (Oxistat)?
- What other drugs will affect oxiconazole topical (Oxistat)?
- Where can I get more information?
Who should not use oxiconazole topical (Oxistat)?
Do not use oxiconazole topical if you have had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Oxiconazole topical is in the FDA pregnancy category B. This means that it is unlikely to harm an unborn baby. Do not use oxiconazole topical without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.
It is not known whether oxiconazole passes into breast milk. Do not use oxiconazole topical without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
How should I use oxiconazole topical (Oxistat)?
Use oxiconazole topical exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these instructions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.
Wash your hands before and after using this medication.
Clean and dry the affected area. Apply the cream or lotion once or twice daily as directed for 2 to 4 weeks.
Use this medication for the full amount of time prescribed by your doctor or recommended in the package even if you begin to feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely healed.
If the infection does not clear up in 2 weeks (or 4 weeks for athlete's foot), or if it appears to get worse, see your doctor.
Do not use bandages or dressings that do not allow air circulation over the affected area (occlusive dressings) unless otherwise directed by your doctor. A light cotton-gauze dressing may be used to protect clothing.
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, nose, or mouth.
Store oxiconazole topical at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
Additional Oxistat Information
- Oxistat Drug Interactions Center: oxiconazole top
- Oxistat Side Effects Center
- Oxistat Overview including Precautions
- Oxistat FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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