miconazole


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mi·con·a·zole

 (mĭ-kŏn′ə-zōl′)
n.
A broad-spectrum antifungal agent, C18H14Cl4N2O, used topically, often in its nitrate form, to treat candidiasis and other fungal infections.

[Alteration of myco- + (be)n(zimid)azole.]
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Noun1.miconazole - an antifungal agent usually administered in the form of a nitrate (trade name Monistat)
antifungal, antifungal agent, antimycotic, antimycotic agent, fungicide - any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi
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miconazole

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22 that the Food and Drug Administration has approved a supplemental New Drug Application to expand the use of Miconazole cream 1% (Luzu) to include the following indications: the topical treatment of patients aged 12 years and older with athlete's foot (interdigital tinea pedis) and jock itch (tinea cruris) and of patients aged 2 years and older with ringworm (tinea corporis) caused by the organisms Trichophyton rubrum and Epidermophyton floccosum.
* Topical 2% miconazole bid for 2 weeks has resulted in clearance rates as high as 88%.
* McKinley OTC - Product line of over-the-counter active ingredients for topical applications with anti-inflammatory (Hydrocortisone Base and Acetate), anti-fungal (Miconazole Nitrate and Ketoconazole), anesthetic (Benzocaine, and Lidocaine HCL and Base), and anti-acne (Salicylic Acid) benefits.
Miconazole nitrate, chemically 1-[(2RS)-2-[(2,4-dichlorobenzyl) oxy]-2-(2,4-dichlorophenyl)ethyl]-1H-imidazole nitrate, is an antifungal azole [1].
albicans is performed using systemic and topical antifungal, mainly from the group of azole drugs, the main representatives are ketoconazole, miconazole, itraconazole, fluconazole, voriconazole and posaconazole, which have the same mechanism of action, inhibiting the synthesis of ergosterol.
glabrata showed the lowest susceptibility to fluconazole and miconazole, and the highest to ketoconazole.
Topical therapy with clotrimazole 1% cream 5 mg once daily for 7-14 days, or miconazole 2% cream 5 mg once daily for 7 days can also be used.
Usually, denture stomatitis is treated with antifungals (miconazole, nystatin, and fluconazole), but studies show cases of treatment failure and rapid recurrence after discontinuation of treatment, especially if not accompanied by proper prosthesis hygiene [8].
Conventional approaches include use of systemic antifungal drugs like Fluconazole and Miconazole and topical agents such as Nystatin and Amphotericin B.4