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How do I use oxiconazole?

Oxiconazole (Oxistat) is a topical antifungal 1% cream or 1% lotion used to treat certain fungal infections of the skin.
  • Ringworm (tinea corporis)
  • Athlete's foot (tinea pedis)
  • Jock itch (tinea cruris)
  • Skin yeast infection (tinea pityriasis versicolor)

You should apply oxiconazole according to the directions provided with your prescription. It is typically applied to the infected area once or twice a day for 2 to 4 weeks.

How to apply oxiconazole

  •  Wash your hands - Clean and dry the infected area
  • Apply a thin layer of the medicine
  • Rub it in until it disappears
  • Rewash your hands
  • Keep the area uncovered if possible
  • Complete the full treatment course even if you think it is gone

Do not apply this medicine to the vagina, anus, mouth or eyes.

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