PEVISONE Cream: A white cream containing 1% econazole nitrate BP and 0.1% triamcinolone acetonide BP.
Econazole nitrate is a broad spectrum antifungal agent. Its range of application covers dermatophytes, yeasts and moulds.Moreover, it has antibacterial effect on Gram-positive pathogens. Triamcinolone acetonide is a highly effective topical steroid with rapid anti-inflammatory, antipruritic and anti-allergic action. At the concentration chosen for anti-allergic action. At the concentration chosen for PEVISONE. the two active substances econazole nitrate and triamcinolone acetonide develop their ful activity.
The major indications of PEVISONE are dermatomycoses caused by dermatophytes, yeasts and fungi, accompanied by distinct inflammatory or allergic symptoms, e.g.. eczematous mycoses; diaper dermatitis; eczema marginaturn;intertrigo; folliculitis trichophytica; sycosis barbae.
PEVISONE is also indicated for the treatment of mycoses located in the region of body folds where inflammation or intolerance of drugs or adjutants may develop.
Dosage and administration
PEVISONE is applied to the affected are and gently rubbed in with the finger; this should be done once or twice a day; in the morning and/or n the evening. A two-week therapy with PEVISONE is usaually sufficient to control the concomitant inflammatory symptoms of mycoses.Thereafter, treatment with PEVARYL should be started and continued until complete cure is obtained Occlusive dressings should not be used. Like with any other steroidal perparation the duration treatmetn should be limited to a period of 3-4 weeks, as otherwise the skin may be damaged by the steroid effect (atrophy, telangicetases, striae)