Econazole nitrate is an insoluble (0.00148 mg/mL) imidazole antifungal that specifically targets the cell membrane of fungi.
|Mechanism of Action||Econazole nitrate increases cell permeability by inhibiting enzymes involved in ergosterol synthesis. The increase of permeability has a toxic effect on the fungi and leads to cell death.|
|Spectrum||Econazole nitrate targets fungi responsible for tinea (ringworm) especially Trichophyton and Microsporum species.|
|Molecular Formula||C18H15Cl3N2O · HNO3|
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