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Brand Names: Oxistat

Generic Name: oxiconazole topical (Pronunciation: ox ee CON a zole)

What is oxiconazole topical (Oxistat)?

Oxiconazole topical is an antifungal medication. Oxiconazole topical prevents fungus from growing on your skin.

Oxiconazole topical is used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, and ringworm.

Oxiconazole topical may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

What are the possible side effects of oxiconazole topical (Oxistat)?

Serious side effects of oxiconazole topical use are not expected. Stop using oxiconazole and see your doctor if you experience unusual or severe blistering, itching, redness, peeling, dryness, or irritation of the skin.

Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is the most important information I should know about oxiconazole topical (Oxistat)?

Use this medication for the full amount of time prescribed by your doctor even if you begin to feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely healed.

Do not use bandages or dressings that do not allow air to circulate to the affected area (occlusive dressings) unless otherwise directed by your doctor. Wear loose-fitting clothing (preferably cotton).

Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, nose, or mouth.



Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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