Oxistat

(oxiconazole)

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Treats fungal infections.

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Oxistat (oxiconazole) is a good at treating common fungal infections of the skin and causes few side effects, but it is more expensive than over-the-counter antifungal medicines.

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Quick facts about oxiconazole
  • Drug class: Infection
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (oxiconazole)

Upsides

  • Oxistat (oxiconazole) is good at treating common fungal infections of the skin.
  • It causes few side effects.
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Downsides

  • You'll have to use Oxistat (oxiconazole) for at least 2 to 4 weeks to get rid of most fungal infections.
  • Sometimes you have to use Oxistat (oxiconazole) twice a day, which can be hard to remember.
  • Even in its generic form, Oxistat (oxiconazole) is more expensive than other antifungals that are available over-the-counter.
  • For treating athlete's foot, there are other antifungals that might work better than Oxistat (oxiconazole).
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How it works

Oxistat (oxiconazole) is an antifungal medicine that prevents fungi from creating protective layers they need to survive.

Quick facts about oxiconazole
  • Drug class: Infection
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (oxiconazole)

Dosage forms

  • Cream
  • Lotion
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What to expect when you take Oxistat (oxiconazole) for Fungal infection

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  • Possible side effects
  • Itchy skin
  • Burning sensation on skin
  • Skin rash
  • Red skin
  • Bumps on skin
  • Dry, cracked skin
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Side effect rates for Oxistat (oxiconazole)

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Risks and Warnings for Oxistat (oxiconazole)

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  • Oxistat (oxiconazole) can cause itchy, burning, dry, or red skin. In most cases, these symptoms are mild and get better on their own. Stop using this medicine and talk to your doctor right away if you have very bad burning, itchy, red, or dry skin. You may need to use a different kind of medication to make your skin better.