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Miconazole, Monistat


Miconazole is an imidazole anti-fungal agent commonly applied topically (to the skin) or mucus membranes to cure fungal infections.

Miconazole works by inhibiting the synthesis of ergosterol, a critical component of fungal cell membranes.


antifungal, binds ergosterol in fungal cell membranes


Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus ustus, Candida albicans, Candida parapsilosis, Candida tropicalis, candidiasis, Coccidioides immitis, coccidioidomycosis, cryptococcosis, Cryptococcus neoformans, Curvularia sp., cystitis, Drechslera hawaiiensis, endophthalmitis, Epidermophyton floccosum, Histoplasma capsulatum, Malassezia furfur, Microsporum canis, Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, paracoccidioidomycosis, Petriellidium boydii, pseudoallescheriosis, Sporothrix schenckii, sporotrichosis, tinea corporis, tinea cruris, tinea pedis, tinea versicolor, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, vulvovaginal candidiasis,

Side Effects

diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, fever, flushing, hyperlipidemia, hyponatremia, injection site reaction, nausea/vomiting, pruritus, sinus tachycardia, thrombocytopenia,

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