miconazole nitrate


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miconazole nitrate

[mīkon′əzōl]
an antifungal.
indications It is used topically to treat certain fungal infections of the skin and vagina.
contraindication Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse effects to topical or vaginal application are irritation, burning, and maceration of the skin.

miconazole nitrate

; Daktarin broad-spectrum imidazole antifungal agent used topically (as 2% cream) to treat tinea pedis Table 1
Table 1: Treatment of fungal infections of skin and nails
Infection siteAgent
Antimycotic agent (for the treatment of dermatophytosis)
SkinTopical allylamine (e.g. 1% terbinafine cream for 7 days)
Topical imidazoles (e.g. 2% miconazole or 1% clotrimazole for 28 days)
Topical 0.25% amorolfine
Topical 1% econazole
Topical griseofulvin spray (400 μg puff daily for 14 days)
Topical 1% sulconazole
Topical tea tree (manuka) oil
Topical undecenoate (20% zinc undecenoate + 5% undecenoic acid)
Topical Whitfield's ointment (6% benzoic acid + 3% salicylic acid)
Other topicals include: weak iodine solution 2.5%; potassium permanganate paint 1%; salicylate acid cream or alcoholic solution 3-5%; benzoic acid (Whitfield's) ointment; sodium polymetaphosphate dusting powder
Systemic terbinafine (250 mg daily for 2 weeks)
Systemic itraconazole (100 mg daily for 15 days)
Systemic griseofulvin (500 mg daily )
NailTopical amorolfine 0.25% lacquer as an adjunct to systemic treatment
Topical borotannic acid complex acid; Phytex paint (1.46% salicylic acid + 4.89% tannic acid + 3.12% boric acid)
Topical 28% tioconazole lacquer
Topical undecenoate lacquer; Monphytol paint (5% methyl undecenoate + 0.7% propyl undecenoate + 3% salicylic acid + 25% methyl salicylate + 5% propyl salicylate + 3% chlorambucil)
Other topicals: strong iodine 10% solution
Systemic terbinafine (250 mg daily for 12-16 weeks)
Systemic itraconazole (400 mg for 1 week in a month, repeated overall 3 or 4 times)
Anticandidal agent (for the treatment of candidiasis)
SkinTopical antimycotic creams (1% clotrimazole; 1% econazole; 2% miconazole)
Topical nystatin (100 000 units ± 1% tolnaftate)
Antipityriasis versicolor agent (for the treatment of pityriasis versicolor)
SkinTopical 2% ketoconazole
Topical 2.5% selenium sulphide
Topical antimycotic agents (1% clotrimazole; 1% econazole; 2% miconazole; 1% sulconazole; 1% terbinafine)
Systemic fluconazole/itraconazole/ketoconazole/miconazole/voriconazole
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Taro manufactures an extensive line of store-brand vaginal antifungal creams, including clotrimazole and miconazole nitrate products in various strengths.
Treatment was initiated with cleaning of abdomen and topical application of Kiskin (a) lotion (Ofloxacin, Clobetasol propionate, Miconazole nitrate and Zinc sulphate) twice daily and oral antibiotic syp.
s Fungoid Tincture is a nonprescription product that contains miconazole nitrate 2% in a novel, patented vehicle developed to enhance penetration.
Taro currently markets a broad line of antifungal products including Clotrimazole Cream, Clotrimazole Topical Solution, Clotrimazole Vaginal Cream, Clotrimazole Vaginal Inserts, Miconazole Nitrate Cream, Miconazole Nitrate Vaginal Cream and Tolnaftate Cream.
is a nonprescription product containing miconazole nitrate 2% in a novel, patented formula developed to enhance penetration.
Taro received approval for four ANDAs from the FDA during 1997: Miconazole Nitrate Vaginal Cream for the treatment of vaginal yeast infections; Acetazolamide Tablets, a glaucoma treatment, and part of Taro's entrance into the solid dosage form market in the U.
Tenders are invited for Cream Miconazole Nitrate - 2 Percent -10 Gm -Tube
Vusion is a steroid-free formulation that contains the active ingredient miconazole nitrate at a concentration that directly treats the infection with proven antifungal efficacy.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approving its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Miconazole Nitrate Vaginal Cream USP, 2%.
It contains miconazole nitrate 2%, described by Del as comparable in efficacy to Lotrimin.