Zoderm E Cream (Oxiconazole)
What is Zoderm E Cream (Oxiconazole) used for?
Zoderm E Cream (Oxiconazole) is a topical cream which is used as a treatment for a variety of skin infections, including jock itch, athlete's foot, ringworm and a fungal infection known as tinea versicolor. The active ingredient in this cream is a type of antifungal, which treats these conditions by preventing the fungus from growing.
How should I use Zoderm E Cream (Oxiconazole)?
Zoderm E Cream (Oxiconazole) should be applied directly to the skin to treat the infection. Your physician may direct you to apply it once per day, in the evening, or else twice per day, once in the morning, and again in the evening. You should ensure that the area requiring treatment is clean and dry before you apply the cream. Gently apply just enough to cover the area requiring treatment, and rub it in. Be sure to wash your hands after applying the cream. You should consult your physician if your condition worsens, or shows no signs of improvement after 2 to 4 weeks.
What are the side effects of Zoderm E Cream (Oxiconazole)?
Zoderm E Cream (Oxiconazole) may cause mild side effects at the application site, such as:
Tell your physician immediately if you notice oozing, blistering of the skin or open sores.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Zoderm E Cream (Oxiconazole). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.