Econazole is an antifungal used to treat conditions like athlete’s foot, jock itch, ringworm, tinea versicolor, and yeast infections on the skin. Do not give this medication to a child without medical advice.
Wash hands before and after application. Clean and dry the affected area before applying a thin layer. Avoid applying to large areas of skin. Do not cover the target skin area.
Avoid contact with the eyes. Talk with your doctor if you become pregnant or breast-feed. Inform your doctor of your medical history, the drugs you use, and your allergies before starting this drug, especially if you use a blood thinner.
Seek emergency medical attention and contact your physician if you have signs of an allergic reaction or other serious reaction like severe stinging and redness. More common side effects include a mild skin rash or irritation on the affected area.