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Logo ECONAL®-C cream

SCHEDULING STATUS
Schedule 2

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form)

ECONAL®-C cream

COMPOSITION
Econazole nitrate 1,0 g/100 g.
Preservative: benzoic acid 0,2% m/m.

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION
A.13.9.2 Fungicides

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION
Econazole nitrate is an
imidazole antifungal agent and may act by interfering with the permeability of the fungal cell membrane. It has a broad antifungal spectrum.

INDICATIONS
Dermatomycoses caused by:
Dermatophytes – Trichophyton rubrum
Trichophyton mentagrophytes
Epidermophyton floccosum
Nocardia minutissima
Yeast – Candida albicans
Candida guilliermondi
Malassezia furfur
Torulopsis
Rhodotorula
Moulds

CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Hypersensitivity to econazole nitrate.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Unless otherwise prescribed by the doctor, apply ECONAL-C to the affected skin area twice a day, ie. in the morning and in the evening. Intertriginous spaces (eg. interdigital spaces, gluteal folds) in the oozing phase should be initially kept dry with gauze strips or absorbent gauze. Application of occlusive dressings is recommended for the treatment of onychomycoses.

ECONAL-C should be used on a regular basis according to the instructions. In patients with Tinea pedis and/or Tinea versicolor prolonged therapy may be necessary.

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS
Local irritations may occur.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT
See "Side-effects and Special Precautions".

IDENTIFICATION
Soft, white cream.

PRESENTATION
15 g and 30 g tubes.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS
Store below 25°C in a dry place.
Protect from light.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

REGISTRATION NUMBER
T/13.9.2/100

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF THE APPLICANT
JANPHARM (PTY) LTD
(Reg No. 64/05491/07)
15th Road,
Halfway House 1685.

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT
15 December 1988.

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