Medicine : Micogel Cream

Name:Micogel Cream
Manufacturer:Cipla Ltd
Generic Use:Miconazole
Composition:Miconazole(2 % X 15g)
Substitutes:micogel cream

Generic ( Miconazole )

Typical use Of Miconazole :Vulvo-vaginal Candidiasis, Balanitis.Tinea Vapitis, T Corporis, T Manuum, T Pedis (atheletes Foot), T Barbae, T Cruris, T Unguium Or Onychomycosis, Pityriasis Versicolor.Candidiasis Of Skin And Nails.
Mechanism of action of Miconazole :Miconazole Interacts With 14-? Demethylase, A Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme Necessary To Convert Lanosterol To Ergosterol, Causes Inhibition Of Ergosterol Synthesis Results In Increased Cellular Permeability Causing Leakage Of Cellular Contents. Miconazole May Also Inhibit Endogenous Respiration, Interact With Membrane Phospholipids, Inhibit The Transformation Of Yeasts To Mycelial Forms, Inhibit Purine Uptake, And Impair Triglyceride And/or Phospholipid Biosynthesis.
Drug Interaction of Miconazole :Miconazole (Nitrate) Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Alprazolam, Amphotericin B,astemizole, Carbamazepine, Cisapride, Fosphenytoin, Phenytoin (Na). Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Miconazole :Cardiac Arrhythmias, Phlebitis, Pruritis, Arachnoiditis, Cardiac Arrest, Anaphylaxis, Drowsiness, Anorexia, Rashes, GI Upset, Flushing, Nausea And Vomiting


How Miconazole will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Miconazole will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Safer: Drug Has Been Studied In Few Breastfeeding Women And The Evidence Shows That There Is No Increase In Side Effects In The Infants, Or The Possibility Of Harm To The Breastfed Infants Is Expected To Be Rare. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Miconazole

No Studies Found