oxiconazole nitrate - topical, Oxistat
GENERIC NAME: OXICONAZOLE NITRATE - TOPICAL (ox-ee-CON-uh-zole NYE-trate)
BRAND NAME(S): Oxistat
USES: Oxiconazole is used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch and ringworm. 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. Oxiconazole is an azole antifungal that works by preventing the growth of fungus.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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