Micoban – Topical Antifungal

Active Ingredients: miconazole nitrate.

Micoban indications

Micoban Cream indicated for skin infections due to dermatophytes, yeasts and other fungi such as: Tinea capitis, Tinea corporis, Tinea manuum, Tinea barbae, Tinea cruris, Tinea versicolor and Tinea pedis (athlete’s foot). Mycoses secondary infected with certain gram-positive bacteria (e.g. napkin dermatitis).

Micoban Solution indicated for nail and nailbed infections caused by dermatophytes or yeasts, adjuvant topical medication for the treatment of onchomycosis and napkin dermatitis.

Micoban Powder indicated for napkin dermatitis, inguinal and/or interdigital dermatophyte infection and prophylactically in socks and shoes.

Micoban Oral gel indicated for curative and prophylactic therapy for candidal infection of the oropharyngeal cavity and the gastro-intestinal tract.

Usage

Micoban Cream: Apply a thin film of the cream to the infected area twice daily and rub with a finger until it disappears. For prophylactic therapy, apply once daily. The duration of treatment is 2-6 weeks according to the severity of the case.

Micoban Solution: Spray the solution on the infected area twice daily for 2-6 weeks according to the severity of the case.

Micoban Powder: Apply the powder twice daily to the infected area for 2-6 weeks. In prophylactic therapy the powder can be used as adjuvant with the cream or alone in the socks and shoes once daily.

Micoban Oral gel: Apply a film of the gel to the infected area of the mouth four times daily. The gel should be kept in the mouth as long as possible.

Properties

Micoban is a broad spectrum antifungal with activity against the common dermatophytes, yeasts and other fungi, and it has a bactericidal activity against certain gram positive bacilli and cocci. Micoban inhibits the biosynthesis of ergosterol for the cytoplasmic membrane resulting in fungal cell necrosis. Miconazole Nitrate does not produce detectable blood levels after topical application.

Contraindications

Persons showing hypersensitivity to miconazole.

Adverse reactions

Micoban preparations are usually well tolerated, but if local irritation and a sensitivity reaction occur, treatment should be discontinued.

Precautions

  • Micoban solution can not be applied to open lesions, into the eyes or to mucosal tissues.
  • Children should not eat except after two hours of oral gel application.

Other Information

Composition

  • Micoban Cream: contains 2% miconazole nitrate.
  • Micoban Solution: contains 20 mg miconazole nitrate per ml.
  • Micoban Powder: contains 20 mg miconazole nitrate per gm.
  • Micoban Oral gel: contains 25 mg miconazole nitrate and 6.6 mg lidocaine HCI per gm.

Presentation

  • Micoban Cream: tube of 20 gm.
  • Micoban Solution: bottle of 30 ml.
  • Micoban Powder: plastic bottle of 10 gm.
  • Micoban Oral Gel: tube of 20 gm.

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