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Remedy (Miconazole)

Generic Name: Miconazole Topical [My-CON-azole]

Brand names: Aloe Vesta Clear Antifungal (Azolen), Baza Antifungal (Baza Antifungal), Critic-Aid ClearAF, Cruex prescription strength,… Show all 63 brands.
Drug Classes: Topical Antifungals Vaginal Anti-Infectives

What is Remedy?

Antifungal medicine Remedy (miconazole) is a medication. This medication prevents fungus growth on your skin.Remedy (Miconazole) for the skin is used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot jock's itch, ringworm, tinea versicolor, and yeast infections.This medication guide does not list all possible uses for Remedy (Miconazole).

Side effects of Remedy

Seek immediate medical care if you have difficulty breathing, swelling in the lips or face, or hives.

Call your doctor immediately if:

  • Severe blistering, irritation, or redness of the treated skin.

Remedy (Miconazole), a drug used to treat acne, may cause the following side effects:

  • Itching or peeling skin.

The risk of side effects when applying Remedy (Miconazole) is very low. However, if you allow the medicine to enter your bloodstream, it can cause serious side effects, such as:

  • Toothache; red or swollen gingiva.
  • Changed sense of taste
  • Nausea, diarrhea,

There may be other side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report adverse effects, you can contact the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Similar/related drugs

Hydrocortisone topical, fluconazole, nystatin topical, nystatin, clotrimazole, clotrimazole topical, ketoconazole topical


You should read the entire label and package instructions before taking your medicine. Tell your doctor about any medical conditions you may have, including allergies and medications.

Before you take this drug

If you have an allergy to miconazole, then Remedy (Miconazole) should be avoided.

If you have any other medical conditions or concerns, ask your doctor or pharmacist whether it's safe to use the medicine.

  • You should not use blood thinners such as Warfarin Coumadin Jantoven.

Remedy (Miconazole), a drug that is used to treat acne, may harm an unborn child. If you are pregnant, do not take this medication without consulting your doctor.The miconazole topically does not pass into breast milk. It is also unknown if the medication could harm a baby who is nursing. If you are breastfeeding a child, do not use this medication without consulting your doctor.

How to take Remedy?

Do not exceed the recommended dosage or duration. Use the recommended dose and do not exceed it.Avoid taking it by mouth. Remedy (Miconazole), however, is only to be used on the skin. This medicine should not be used for open wounds.Use Remedy (Miconazole), but not in the vagina or rectum.You should wash your hands both before and after you use this medication, except if your hands are affected by a skin problem.Apply the cream, lotion, spray, or powder as directed. Use the cream, lotion spray, or powder as directed, twice daily, for two to four weeks.Only cover the area treated if you are told to by your doctor. To protect clothing, a light cotton-gauze dressing can be used.You should take this medication as prescribed. You may experience symptoms before the virus has completely been cleared. You may increase your chances of a second infection resistant to antifungal medication if you skip doses.If the infection doesn't clear up within 2 weeks (or four weeks for an athlete’s foot) or appears to be getting worse, call your doctor.Keep away from heat or moisture. When not in use, keep the tube tightly sealed.

What happens if I miss the dose?

As soon as you recall, apply the missed dose.Skip the missed dose if your next dose is near.You should not take extra medicine to compensate for a missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

For poison assistance, call 1-800-222-1222 or get immediate medical help.

What should be avoided?

Do not get this medication into your eyes, mouth, nose, or other sensitive areas.Avoid wearing synthetic clothing that is too tight or restricts airflow. Wear loose-fitting cotton or other natural-fiber clothing until the infection heals.

Interaction with other drug

Miconazole applied topically is unlikely to be affected by other drugs taken orally or injected. Many drugs interact with each other. Inform your healthcare providers of all the medicines you take, including prescriptions, over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.