Zeasorb-AF Side Effects
Generic Name: miconazole topical
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug miconazole topical. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Zeasorb-AF.
For the Consumer
Applies to miconazole topical: topical cream, topical gel/jelly, topical kit, topical lotion, topical ointment, topical powder, topical spray, topical tablet effervescent, topical tincture
As well as its needed effects, miconazole topical (the active ingredient contained in Zeasorb-AF) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.
If any of the following side effects occur while taking miconazole topical, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:
- Blistering, burning, redness, skin rash, or other sign of skin irritation not present before use of this medicine
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to miconazole topical: compounding powder, topical cream, topical gel, topical liquid, topical lotion, topical ointment, topical powder, topical spray, topical tincture, vaginal cream, vaginal cream with applicator, vaginal kit, vaginal suppository, vaginal tampon
Local side effects have been reported frequently with topical miconazole therapy. When administered intravaginally or topically, itching, burning and rash have been reported. Contact dermatitis, confirmed by patch testing, has been reported.[Ref]
Nervous system side effects have rarely included headache.[Ref]
Genitourinary side effects have included cramping, pain, and bleeding with the intravaginal use of miconazole.[Ref]
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It is possible that some side effects of Zeasorb-AF may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
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