lotion is applied topically as a treatment for fungal infections of the skin. For:
Dogs & Cats
Benefits Effective for treating fungal infections such as ringworm Easy to apply
How it works
Miconazole, an antifungal agent applied to the skin, will clear fungal infections. Most infections should be cleared up within two weeks, otherwise consult your veterinarian.
Don’t use bandages or dressings that restrict air circulation over the affected area unless otherwise directed by your veterinarian. Always wash your hands before and after applying this medication.
Dosage & Administration
Use miconazole lotion exactly as directed by your veterinarian. If you do not understand these directions, ask your pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you. Always wash your hands before and after applying this medication. If the infection does not clear up in 2 weeks, or if it appears to get worse, have your pet reexamined by the veterinarian. Avoid getting the medication in the pet¿s eyes, nose, or mouth. Store miconazole lotion at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
Directions Miconazole lotion 1% is a prescription antifungal medication used on dogs and cats to treat fungal skin infections such as ringworm and yeast infections. If the infection does not clear up in 2 weeks, or if it appears to get worse, have your pet re-examined by the veterinarian.
Use this medication for the full amount of time prescribed by the veterinarian. Always wash your hands before and after applying this medication. Avoid getting the medication in the pet’s eyes, nose, or mouth.
Possible side effects of Miconazole:
|Pet ||Weight ||Dosage |
|Cats/Dogs: ||All weights ||Clean and dry the affected area then apply a light covering of the lotion, using a gauze pad or cotton swab, once or twice a day for 2 to 4 weeks |
|Horses: ||X ||X |
Storage Store Miconazole Lotion 1% at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.
Serious side effects of miconazole lotion use are not expected. Stop using miconazole lotion and have your pet examined by the veterinarian if the pet experiences unusual or severe blistering, itching, redness, peeling, dryness, or irritation of the skin. Side effects other than those listed may occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to the animal. If you miss giving a dose:
Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next regularly scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and apply the next one as directed. Do not use a double dose unless directed to by your veterinarian. If you overdose the pet:
An overdose of miconazole topical is unlikely to occur. If an overdose is suspected, seek emergency veterinary medical treatment. What should I avoid while giving Miconazole:
Do not use bandages or dressings that do not allow air circulation over the affected area unless otherwise directed by your veterinarian. What other drugs will affect Miconazole:
Avoid applying other topical medications at the same time unless told to by the veterinarian. Other topical medications may affect the absorption or effectiveness of Miconazole lotion.