Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Miconazole

Contributor(s): Sally Anne Argyle

Introduction

Name

  • Miconazole.

Class of drug

  • Member of the azole group of antifungal agents.
  • Topical antifungal agent.

Uses

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Indications

  • Miconazole has activity against filamentous fungi and yeast.
  • It also has activity against certain Gram-positive cocci, includingStaphylococcus intermedius.
  • Therefore it is suitable for the topical treatment of:
    • Localized ringworm (dermatophytosis).
    • Seborrheic dermatitis.
    • Candidiasis.
    • Fngal ophthalmic infections   Cornea: keratitis 01 - fungal  in dogs and cats.
    • Keratomycosis in horses   Keratitis: mycotic  .
    • Fungal otitis in dogs and cats.

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Bertone J & Horspool L (2004) Eds. Equine Clinical Pharmacology. Saunders. ISBN: 0702024848.
  • Derived from The Veterinary Formulary (2004) 6th edn. Ed: Bishop Y. British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society. ISBN: 0853695792.

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