What drugs may interact with Micostat® (miconazole)?
Micostat® may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects.
The following drugs may have interactions with Micostat®:
- Phenytoin, fosphenytoin
- Vinca alkaloids
- Calcium channel blockers
- Ergot alkaloids
To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.
Does food or alcohol interact with Micostat®?
Micostat® may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects.
Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.
What health conditions may interact with Micostat®?
Micostat® may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult your doctor or pharmacist before using Micostat®.
What is the dose of Micostat® for an adult?
Cleanse the affected areas with mild soap and allow the skin to dry. Apply a thin layer of product over the affected areas twice a day, or as directed by your doctor. Continue treatment for 1 week after symptoms disappear.
What is the dose of Micostat® for a child?
The dosage has not been established in pediatric patients. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before giving it to a child. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
How is Micostat® available?
Micostat® is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
- Micostat® 2% (20 mg/g) cream
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
Overdose is not likely to occur with topical applications. Ingesting the cream may cause toxicity. In case of accidental ingestion call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of Micostat®, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.