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Doctor insights on: Miconazole Nitrate Dosage

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Where should you apply miconazole nitrate?

Where should you apply miconazole nitrate?

Site of infection: This is an antifungal given for infection of the skin, nails and vagina. It should be applied to whichever of these sites is infected, lightly, several times per day after cleaning and drying. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Keith
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Miconazole (Definition)

Miconazole is a topical anti-fungus agent which is a kind of anti-fungal ...Read more


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What does miconazole nitrate do to yeast?

Stops growth: Miconazole is good treatment for several yeasts and fungi. Get the generic otc which is as good as the brand but costs less. ...Read more

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I have sebborheic dermatitis on my face. should i use miconazole nitrate?

I have sebborheic dermatitis on my face. should i use miconazole nitrate?

Many options: Seborrheic dermatitis responds to a wide variety of treatments. You and your physician will want to work together to find what works for you. It's not curable, but easy to keep at bay. ...Read more

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Is miconazole nitrate safe to use during pregnancy?

Topical yes: If using as a topical agent for yeast / fungus it is safe. Oral miconazole "buccal" is a class C drug for pregnancy and should be used by physician prescription and after consult weighing the risks and benefits. Good luck and congratulation on the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can I use Miconazole Nitrate Cream 2% while pregnant? I am 11 weeks along. I used it last night then also realized it was expired this morning.

Can I use Miconazole Nitrate Cream 2% while pregnant? I am 11 weeks along. I used it last night then also realized it was expired this morning.

Safe, effective: Yes, miconazole is safe in pregnancy. And medication expiration dates are very conservative. Even years after the printed date, most drugs are equally and no more toxic. Don't worry about it. However, you should discuss with your obstetrician and confirm the diagnosis; other conditions can mimic yeast and could be serious, especially in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you use daktarin cream miconazole nitrate on angular cheilitis?

Can you use daktarin cream miconazole nitrate on angular cheilitis?

Yes, but may not wor: my experience is that angular cheilitis is the result of systmemic yeast that has settlted at the commisures of the mouth. I have found that angular cheilitis is sensitive to either Diflucan, (fluconazole) or to Metagenic's Candibactin AR or BR. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Micatin (Definition)

Micatin is a topical anti-fungus agent which is a kind of anti-fungal ...Read more