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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 nitrate, chemically 1-[(2RS)-2-[(2,4-dichlorobenzyl) oxy]-2-(2,4-dichlorophenyl)ethyl]-1H-imidazole nitrate, is an antifungal azole [1].
Opaque cells reported to be more resistance to amphotericin B, nystatin, 5-fluorocytosine, and miconazole nitrate than white cells.[sup][16] In our results, fluconazole and itraconazole resistance ratio was under 3%.
Dogs were treated with Pomisol ear drops (a) @ 12 drops in each ear BID (containing Ofloxacin 0.3% w/w, Clotrimazole 1.0% w/w, Betamethasone dipropionate 0.025% w/w and Lignocaine hydrochloride 2.0% w/w) and Micodin (a) shampoo weekly twice (Miconazole nitrate 2% w/v and Chlorhexidine gluconate 2% w/v).
These products use a spraying mechanism that controllably delivers microfine zinc oxide, miconazole nitrate and bacitracin to the skin, allowing quick and touchless application that helps avoid pain on fragile skin and limits product waste.
Chloramphenicol (0.04 g/mL) and miconazole nitrate (0.04 g/mL) were used as the positive control and normal saline (NS) was used as the negative control.
Key O-T-C products include clotrimazole vaginal cream, hydrocortisone creams and ointments (including creams with aloe), miconazole nitrate cream and miconazole nitrate vaginal cream and suppositories, regular and extra strength minoxidil topical solutions, and triple antibiotic ointments with and without pain reliever.
The products from GSK and Stiefel, a GSK company, which will be marketed through Renaissance's branded division Prestium Pharma, include Evoclin (clindamycin phosphate) Foam 1%; Extina (ketoconazole) Foam 2%; Luxiq (betamethasone valerate) Foam 0.12% ; Olux (clobetasol propionate) Foam 0.05% ; Olux-E (clobetasol propionate) Foam 0.05%; Vusion (miconazole nitrate 0.25%, zinc oxide 15% and white petrolatum 81.35%) Ointment; Zovirax (acyclovir) capsules; Zovirax (acyclovir) tablets and Zovirax (acyclovir) suspension.
(Each milliliter contains 1.11 mg of hydrocortisone aceponate, 15.1 mg of miconazole nitrate, and 1,505 micrograms of gentamicin sulfate.)
The 2 percent miconazole nitrate powder absorbs moisture and relieves the itching, burning and scaling associated with athlete's foot, jock itch and ringworm.
glabrata vulvovaginitis was achieved by 15 of 16 women (94%) treated with a nystatin vaginal suppository, compared with 8 of 19 (42%) given a miconazole nitrate vaginal suppository, 5 of 9 (56%) given oral fluconazole (Diflucan) and 7 of 15 (47%) given oral itraconazole (Sporanox).
Another Rx-to-O-T-C switch product is Fungoid Tincture from Pedinol Pharmacal Inc., which contains miconazole nitrate 2%.