Spectazole skin cream is prescribed for fungal skin diseases commonly called ringworm or tinea. It is used to treat athlete's foot (tinea pedis), "jock itch" (tinea cruris), a fungus infection of the entire body (tinea corporis), and a skin infection that causes yellow- or brown-colored skin eruptions (tinea versicolor). It is also prescribed for yeast infections of the skin caused by candida fungus (cutaneous candidiasis).

The active ingredient of Econazole in it is used to treat skin infections such as athlete’s foot, jock itch, ringworm, and other fungal skin infections (candidiasis). This medication is also used to treat a skin condition known as pityriasis (tinea versicolor), a fungal infection that causes a lightening or darkening of the skin of the neck, chest, arms, or legs. Spectazole is an azole antifungal that works by preventing the growth of fungus.

How to Use Spectazole Cream

Use this medication on the skin only. Clean and thoroughly dry the area to be treated. Apply this medication to the affected skin, usually once a day twice a day for candidiasis or as directed by your doctor. Dosage and length of treatment depends on the type of infection being treated. Do not apply this more often than prescribed. Your condition will not clear faster, but side effects may be increased.

Apply enough medication to cover the affected area and some of the surrounding skin. After applying this medication, wash your hands. Do not wrap, cover or bandage the area unless directed to do so by your doctor.

Do not apply this medication in the eyes, nose, mouth, or vagina.

Use this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. Remember to use it at the same time each day.

Cautions before Use Spectazole Cream

The cautions, which, are to be taken with Spectazole are as follows:

If you develop an irritation or an allergic reaction to Spectazole, then you should stop using the cream and inform your doctor.

  • You should be used Spectazole as an external medication.
  • Before using spectazole, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other azole antifungal such as clotrimazole, ketoconazole, or miconazole; or if you have any other allergies.
  • It is strictly suggested that Spectazole should not come into contact of eyes.
  • People having a medical history of kidney problems should avoid
  • People having a medical history of nervous system disease
  • People having a medical history of the blood disease porphyria

Spectazole Cream Side Effects

  • Severe dizziness
  • Swelling on face, tongue and mouth
  • Trouble in breathing
  • Chest Pain or tightness
  • Burning itching redness stinging of skin
  • Allergic rashes
  • Pimple-like bumps
  • Tenderness of skin
  • Blistering
  • Oozing
  • Open sores
  • Flaking of skin

Spectazole Cream Reactions and Overdose

Before using this medication, ask your doctor or pharmacist about all prescribed and nonprescribed or herbal products you are using as it may cause reactions with them.

Dangerous overdose affects may rise if swallowed, if this happens the patient must seek medical care.


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