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- Cutaneous candidiasis (groin, abdominal folds, intergluteal fold, sub-mammary folds, interdigital spaces of the toes or fingers)
- Candidal balanitis
- Mild dermatophyte infection of the glabrous skin and skin folds
Forms and strengths
- 2% cream, tube
- Child and adult: one application 2 times daily, in a thin layer, to clean and dry skin
- Cutaneous candidiasis: 2 to 4 weeks
- Candidal balanitis: one week
- Dermatophyte infection: 2 to 3 weeks
Contra-indications, adverse effects, precautions
- May cause: local irritation; allergic reactions.
- In the event of genital candidiasis, inform patients that the oil-based cream may damage the latex in condoms and diaphragms and reduce their effectiveness.
- Pregnancy: no contra-indication
- Breast-feeding: no contra-indication. In the event of mammary candidiasis, clean the breast before nursing and apply cream after nursing.
- For the treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis, miconazole cream may complement, but does not replace, treatment with clotrimazole vaginal tablets.
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