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- n. An antifungal used topically or parenterally.
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- n. An imidazole antifungal agent that works by inhibiting the synthesis of ergosterol.
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- n. an antifungal agent usually administered in the form of a nitrate (trade name Monistat)
Most minor fungal infections can be treated with over-the-counter products that contain active fungal-fighting ingredients such as miconazole or clotrimazole.
To which is added miconazole powder so that the final concentration is 2% miconazole.
Nystatin works only against candida yeast infections, while miconazole works against other fungal infections as well.
Other medicines that may work for yeast infections: nystatin, miconazole, Gentian Violet or vinegar. for AIDS patients: ketaconazole.
Nystatin only works for infections caused by yeast, but miconazole works against other fungus infections as well.
Yeast infection on the skin: keep as dry as possible and use nystatin or miconazole dusting powder or ointment 3 or 4 times a day.
Dosage for nystatin and miconazole-the same for children and adults:
· For thrush, use gentian violet, nystatin, or miconazole.
BioAlliance announces Phase III results of miconazole Lauriad MBT for treatment of oropharyngeal candidiasis
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Oravig (miconazole) buccal tablets for the treatment of oropharyngeal candidiasis (OPC), more commonly known as thrush, in adults and children age 16 and older.
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