Decocort

Decocort

hydrocortisone + miconazole

Manufacturer:

Hoe Pharma

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Miconazole nitrate 2% w/w, hydrocortisone 1% w/w
Indications/Uses
Superficial fungal infection accompanied by inflammation, eczematous rash superinfected by fungus &/or gm +ve bacteria.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Skin infection Apply once or bd until lesions disappear. Nail infection Apply once daily & cover w/ bandage.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Untreated bacterial or viral lesions, acne rosacea, perioral dermatitis.
Special Precautions
Discontinue use if irritation or sensitivity occurs. Systemic effects eg, adrenal suppression, manifestation of Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycaemia, glycosuria. Lesions complicated w/ stasis dermatitis or impaired circulation. Avoid contact w/ eyes & mucous membranes. Prolonged use; treatment of extensive BSA; using occlusive technique. Concomitant use w/ warfarin. Pregnancy & lactation. Not to be used in childn <2 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Dry skin, pruritus, irritation, mild to moderate transient burning/stinging.
Drug Interactions
Monitor anticoagulant effect w/ warfarin.
MIMS Class
Topical Anti-Infectives with Corticosteroids
ATC Classification
D01AC52 - miconazole, combinations ; Belongs to the class of imidazole and triazole derivatives. Used in the topical treatment of fungal infection.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Decocort cream
Packing/Price
15 g x 1's
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