It is used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, tinea versicolor (a fungus that discolors the skin), and yeast infections of the skin.
Burning, stinging, swelling, irritation, redness, pimple-like bumps, tenderness, or flaking of the treated skin may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
It is contraindiacted in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug.
Before using miconazole, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other azole antifungals such as clotrimazole, econazole, or ketoconazole; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Apply enough medication to cover the affected area and some of the surrounding skin. After applying this medication, wash your hands. Do not wrap, cover or bandage the area unless directed to do so by your doctor.
Continue to use this medication until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear after starting miconazole. Stopping the medication too early may allow the fungus to continue to grow, which may result in a relapse of the infection.
Do not apply this medication in the eyes, nose, mouth, or vagina.
Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.
Ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider before using any medicine.