1 g of a cream, powder or powder aerosol contains 20 mg of miconazole nitrate. Operation of the imidazole derivative with a broad-spectrum antifungal. It inhibits the biosynthesis of ergosterol needed for the construction of fungal cell membrane, leading to its damage and cell death fungus. It works on dermatophytes (types of Trichophyton, Epidermophyton, Microsporum) and yeasts (types of Candida, Cryptococcus). It also works antibacterial effect on the gram-positive cocci (Streptococcus, Staphylococcus). It has a fast antipruritic effect. Absorbed very little when applied to the skin.
Indications powder (usually in combination with cream): athlete's foot feet itch obrębna groin, diaper dermatitis; prevention of fungal infections of the feet. Dosage on the affected skin is applied 2 times a day powder or cream (the cream should be rubbed until completely absorbed). In the case of the combination of powder and cream should be applied once a day and once a day, powdered cream. The duration of treatment is 2-6 weeks .; Treatment should continue for 7 days after resolution changes. The skin candidiasis, ringworm of the body, nails and dandruff versicolor treatment usually lasts two weeks; the athlete's foot - 4-6 weeks. In onychomycosis cream should be used under bandages closed. In the prevention of athlete's foot powder is used once a day inside shoes and socks.