What is Miconazole?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

Most popular types: Monistat-1 Daktarin Oral Gel Monistat 7 Show all

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See also: Miconazole-betamethasone Zeasorb

Miconazole is an antifungal agent used for the treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis and a variety of skin and mucous membrane fungal infections. It is available in topical forms and as vaginal suppositories.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Candida (fungal) infection 60 2
Tinea corporis 5 0
Jock itch 3 0
Itching 2 1
Anxious mood 1 0

Show all 9 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Miconazole

Side effect Patients Percentage
Burning sensation 1
Dizzy spells 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Miconazole

Dosage Patients Percentage
2 g daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Miconazole

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 14
Did not seem to work 1
See all 16 patients who've stopped taking Miconazole

Duration

Currently taking Miconazole

Duration Patients Percentage
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Miconazole

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 12
1 - 6 months 2
10 years or more 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 7
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 2
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 4

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Miconazole and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Fluconazole (Diflucan) 1
Last updated:

5 patient evaluations for Miconazole

Dec 22, 2014 (Started Dec 17, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for yeast infection (candida))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 10, 2012 (Started Feb 17, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for candida (fungal) infection)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 g Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 27, 2011 (Started Aug 30, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for oral thrush (candidiasis))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Nov 21, 2011 (Started Aug 30, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for oral thrush (candidiasis))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 tps. Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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