Miconazole

 
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Contraindications

Miconazole is contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions:
- an unusual or allergic reaction to Miconazole, corticosteroids, other medicines, lactose, foods, dyes, or preservatives;
- breast-feeding;
- Cushing's syndrome;
- diabetes;
- glaucoma;
- heart problems or disease;
- high blood pressure;
- infection like herpes, measles, tuberculosis, or chickenpox;
- kidney disease;
- liver disease;
- mental problems;
- myasthenia gravis;
- osteoporosis;
- pregnant or trying to get pregnant;
- previous heart attack;
- seizures;
- stomach, ulcer or intestine disease including colitis and diverticulitis;
- thyroid problem;
- if you are allergic to Miconazole;
- if you are allergic to other corticosteroids (prednisone);
- if you have any other allergies;
- if you have bleeding problems;
- if you have brittle bones (osteoporosis);
- if you have certain eye diseases (cataracts, glaucoma, herpes of the eye);
- if you have certain heart problems (congestive heart failure);
- if you have certain medical conditions;
- if you have certain mental/mood conditions (psychosis, anxiety, depression);
- if you have certain problems in the intestines (blockage, infections including abscesses or peritonitis);
- if you have current infections (tuberculosis, positive tuberculosis test, other herpes);
- if you have diabetes, stomach/intestinal problems (diverticulitis, ulcer);
- if you have high blood pressure;
- if you have history of blood clots;
- if you have kidney disease;
- if you have low salts in the blood (low potassium/calcium);
- if you have recent intestinal surgeries;
- if you have severe liver disease (cirrhosis);
- if you have underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism);
- if you have untreated active fungal infections;

Without a Prescription

Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis.
Miconazole does not cure this problem, but it may relieve pain and decrease the amount of diarrhea and bloody stools caused by swelling (inflammation).
Miconazole is a corticosteroid.
Miconazole is an anti-inflammatory drug (corticosteroid hormone).
Miconazole is prescribed for other conditions, like blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.
Miconazole is prescribed to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs.
Miconazole is prescribed with other treatments for certain problems with the intestines (ulcerative colitis).
Miconazole works by decreasing the body's natural defense response and decreasing inflammation.
Using Miconazole as an enema allows it to work directly on the affected area as well as throughout the body.

Interactions

Do not take Miconazole with any of the following drugs:
- antibiotics like clarithromycin, erythromycin, and troleandomycin;
- aspirin and aspirin-like drugs;
- barbiturates like phenobarbital;
- ketoconazole;
- mifepristone, ru-486;
- phenytoin;
- rifampin;
- vaccines;
- warfarin;
- aldesleukin;
- amphotericin b;
- aspirin;
- azole antifungals;
- barbiturates;
- birth control pills;
- blood thinners (warfarin);
- bupropion;
- certain anti-seizure medications;
- ciprofloxacin;
- drugs affecting liver enzymes that remove Miconazole from your body;
- drugs for diabetes;
- drugs that may cause potassium loss;
- ephedrine;
- erythromycin;
- estrogen hormone replacement;
- furosemide;
- herbal products (licorice);
- hydrochlorothiazide;
- ibuprofen;
- ibuprofen;
- indomethacin;
- isoniazid;
- ketoconazole;
- large doses of aspirin and aspirin-like drugs (salicylates);
- levofloxacin;
- live virus vaccines;
- mifepristone;
- naproxen;
- natalizumab;
- nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs;
- nsaids;
- phenobarbital;
- phenytoin;
- quinolone antibiotics.;
- rifampin;
- rifamycins;
- water pills;

Side Effects

Miconazole side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- changes in vision;
- fever, sore throat, sneezing, cough, or other signs of infection, wounds that will not heal;
- frequent passing of urine;
- headache;
- increased appetite;
- increased thirst;
- mental depression, mood swings, mistaken feelings of self importance or of being mistreated;
- nausea;
- pain in hips, back, ribs, arms, shoulders, or legs;
- severe stomach pain;
- skin problems, acne, thin and shiny skin;
- swelling of feet or lower legs;
- unusually weak or tired;
- vomiting;
- acne;
- agitation;
- back pain;
- black stools;
- bone/joint pain;
- delayed/irregular/absent periods;
- depression;
- difficult breathing;
- dizziness;
- dizziness;
- easy bruising/bleeding;
- eye pain/discharge;
- fainting;
- fast/pounding/irregular heartbeat;
- fever;
- frequent/painful urination;
- headache;
- increased appetite;
- increased sweating;
- increased thirst/urination;
- itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat);
- menstrual period changes;
- mental/mood changes;
- mood swings;
- muscle weakness/pain;
- pain/discomfort in the rectal area;
- persistent rectal bleeding;
- persistent sore throat;
- puffy face;
- rash;
- seizures;
- severe dizziness;
- severe stomach/abdominal pain;
- signs of infection;
- slight to moderate weight gain;
- slow wound healing;
- swelling of the ankles/feet;
- thinning skin;
- tingling/numbness in the arms/legs;
- trouble breathing;
- trouble sleeping;
- unusual hair growth;
- unusual skin growths;
- unusual weight gain;
- vision changes;
- vomit that looks like coffee grounds;
Without Prescription (2017)