What is Miconazole?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

Most popular types: Miconazole 7 Monistat 7 Daktarin Oral Gel 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 11 1
Itching 2 1
Chafing 1 0
Itchy rash 1 0
Nail fungus 1 0

Show all 6 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
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 7

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Miconazole

Side effect Patients
Burning sensation 1
Dizzy spells 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Miconazole

Dosage Patients
1 other twice daily 1
2 g daily 1
2% as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Miconazole

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 15
Did not seem to work 2
Expense 1
See all 17 patients who've stopped taking Miconazole

Duration

Currently taking Miconazole

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Miconazole

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 13
1 - 6 months 2
10 years or more 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
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
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 4
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5 patient evaluations for Miconazole

Nov 8, 2009 (Started Oct 12, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for itching)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 8 g Daily
Advice & Tips: It helps, but it is another task to do after taking shower or getting washed.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 2, 2009 (Started Oct 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for yeast infection (candida))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 g Daily

  • 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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