Oxistat

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

Oxistat Overview

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Oxistat is a prescription medication used to treat fungal skin infections such as ringworm, jock itch, and athlete's foot. Oxistat 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 Oxistat include itching, burning, and irritation of the skin.

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  • Candidiasis, Cutaneous
  • Mycoses
  • Tinea Pedis

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Uses of Oxistat

Oxistat 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.

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Oxiconazole

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Side Effects of Oxistat

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

Common side effects of Oxistat 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 Oxistat 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.