Oxiconazole

treats fungal skin infections such as ringworm, jock itch, and athlete's foot. It is for external use only.

Oxiconazole Overview

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Oxiconazole is a prescription medication used to treat fungal skin infections such as ringworm, jock itch, and athlete's foot. Oxiconazole belongs to a group of drugs called imidazole derivative antifungals. These work by killing the fungi that cause infections on the skin. 

This medication comes as a topical cream or lotion and is usually applied to the skin 1 to 2 times a day. 

Common side effects of oxiconazole include itching, burning, and irritation of the skin.

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Uses of Oxiconazole

Oxiconazole is a prescription medication used to treat fungal skin infections such as ringworm, jock itch, and athlete's foot.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Oxiconazole Brand Names

Oxiconazole may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Oxiconazole Drug Class

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Side Effects of Oxiconazole

Serious side effects have been reported with oxiconazole. See the "Oxiconazole Precautions" section.

Common side effects of oxiconazole include the following:

  • itching
  • burning or stinging
  • skin redness
  • skin tingling
  • skin irritation
  • folliculitis (inflammation of the hair follicles)

This is not a complete list of oxiconazole side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.