Micotran

Micotran

miconazole

Manufacturer:

Embil

Distributor:

Embil
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Miconazole nitrate
Indications/Uses
Single-dose treatment of vag & vulval candidiasis. Fungal infections of vag especially originating from Candida & coexistent w/ gm +ve bacteria (Staph, Strep & Micrococcus bacteria causing secondary infections).
Dosage/Direction for Use
Insert 1 supp high into vag for 1 night before retiring. May be repeated after 3 days if necessary.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Virgins & young girls who are not sexually mature. Pregnancy (1st trimester) & lactation. Childn <12 yr.
Special Precautions
Not recommended during menstruation period. Do not use diaphragms or condoms & w/ other vag products eg, tampon, douche or spermicide while on treatment. Diaphragms or condoms can be used after 3 days following insertion of supp. Pregnancy (2nd & 3rd trimester).
Adverse Reactions
Vag burning & itching; pelvic cramps, headache. Urticaria, skin rash (very rarely).
Drug Interactions
Increased risk of bleeding w/ acenocoumarol, anisindione, dicumarol, phenindione, phenprocoumon, warfarin; hypoglycemia w/ glimepiride; cardiotoxicity w/ pimozide. May inhibit metabolism & increase plasma conc of terfenadine, astemizole & cisapride. May increase risk of cyclosporine, phenytoin, phosphenytoin & trimetrexate toxicity; effects of opioid (eg, fentanyl). Increase in bioavailability of tolterodine in people w/ weak CYP450 2D6 activity. May reduce metabolism of carbamazepine. Increased plasma conc w/ oxybutinin & oxycodone.
ATC Classification
G01AF04 - miconazole ; Belongs to the class of imidazole derivative antiinfectives. Used in the treatment of gynecological infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Micotran vag supp 1.2 g
Packing/Price
1's (P552.67/pack)
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