Miconazole Disease Interactions
There are 2 disease interactions with miconazole:
The use of miconazole in patients with liver disease has not been adequately studied, although it is known that miconazole is primarily metabolized by the liver. Therapy with miconazole should be administered cautiously in patients with liver disease, and the dosing adjusted or discontinued according to clinical response.
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Elevations in cholesterol and triglyceride levels may occur in patients receiving intravenous miconazole and are attributed to the drug vehicle, Cremophor EL (polyethoxylated castor oil). These increases are reversible upon discontinuation of miconazole therapy. Clinicians should be cognizant of these effects when interpreting lab results of hyperlipidemic patients during treatment with miconazole.
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- Heel RC, Brogden RN, Pakes GE, Speight TM, Avery GS "Miconazole: a preliminary review of its therapeutic efficacy in systemic fungal infections." Drugs 19 (1980): 7-30
- Wade TR, Jones HE, Chanda JJ "Intravenous miconazole therapy of mycotic infections." Arch Intern Med 139 (1979): 784-6
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Drug Interaction Classification
The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
|Major||Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderate||Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minor||Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
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