Econazole Nitrate is a broad-spectrum antifungal agent. The range of action of Econazole covers all dermatomycoses caused by the following pathogens :
Dermatophytes, such as Trichophyton, Epidermophyton, Microsporum, Cladosporium and others.
Yeasts, such as Candida, Cryptococcus neoformans, Torulopsis, Rhodotorula and others.
Moulds and other Fungi, such as Scopulariopsis brevicaulis, Aspergillus flavus, Histoplasma capsulatam, Blastomyces dermatitidis and others. As well as Malassezia furfur and Nocardia minutissima.
Moreover, it has antibacterial effect on Gram-positive cocci and bacilli, including Streptococcus pyogens and Staphylococcus aureus.
It is also effective against Trichomonus vaginalis