Micogel® belongs to the group of antifungal pharmaceuticals that are used in dermatology. The main active ingredient of the drug is miconazole nitrate. It is an antifungal medication, is an imidazole derivative. It has fungicidal activity against various yeast as well as yeast-like and other pathogenic fungi, able to interfere with the biosynthesis of amino acids important for the construction of steroid fungal membranes. As a result, its barrier protection is broken, the fungus dies. It also produces an antibacterial effect on gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria. Micogel® has a hyperosmolar effect, as a result, its use produces an anti-exudative effect. Micogel® is used for the local treatment of fungal infections of the skin, feet, nails. Effective with: superinfection caused by gram-positive microorganisms and onychomycosis.
- 2% 15g
What is this product?
Micogel 2% Cream is a broad spectrum antifungal which is used in the treatment of infections caused by fungi in the mouth and in conditions like athlete's foot, jock itch, and vaginal yeast infections. Do not take this medicine if you have a known allergy to milk protein.
Miconazole usually starts to work within a few days of starting treatment. Treatment may be needed for up 2 to 4 weeks, depending on the infection being treated.
Your doctor may have suggested this medication for conditions other than those listed in these drug information articles. As well, some forms of this medication may not be used for all of the conditions discussed here. If you have not discussed this with your doctor or are not sure why you are being given this medication, speak to your doctor. Do not stop using this medication without consulting your doctor.
Do not give this medication to anyone else, even if they have the same symptoms as you do. It can be harmful for people to use this medication if their doctor has not prescribed it.
What is it prescribed for?
- Oral Thrush
- Vaginal Candidiasis
- Skin fungal infections
Micogel 2% Cream is used in the treatment of fungal infection in the mouth caused by Candida albicans fungus.
Micogel 2% Cream is used in the treatment of vaginal infections caused by the fungus Candida albicans.
Micogel 2% Cream is used in the treatment of skin infections caused by the fungus. It is also used to treat fungal infections of the nails
How to use Micogel cream?
Missed Dose The missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dosage then the missed dose can be skipped.
Overdose Inform your doctor immediately if you are experiencing symptoms of overdose.
Micogel 2% Cream is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to this medicine and also allergy to milk protein.
What should you know before using this medication?
This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.
Clear data is not available about the use of this medicine in the breastfeeding women. Use with caution when the topical cream is applied. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.
Micogel 2% Cream may increase the liver enzyme levels. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary at the time of initiation of the treatment. Discontinue the medicine if symptoms worsen.
The safety and effectiveness of Micogel 2% Cream have not been established in pediatric patients less than 16 years of age.
What are the posible side effects?
Major & minor side effects for Micogel 2% Cream
- Body pain
- Difficulty in breathing
- Fever or chills
- Black or tarry stools
- Nausea or vomiting
- Stomach pain
- Loss of appetite
- Change in taste