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Miconazole nitrate 1% Lotion

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Miconazole nitrate 1% Lotion

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Company: Covetrus North America

Topical antifungal agent for dogs and cats.


Miconazole nitrate 1% Lotion is a synthetic antifungal agent for use in dogs and cats. It contains: 1.15% miconazole nitrate (equivalent to 1% miconazole base by weight), polyethylene glycol 400, and ethyl alcohol 55%.

Miconazole nitrate 1% Lotion Indications

Miconazole nitrate 1% Lotion is indicated for the treatment of fungal infections in dogs and cats caused by Microsporum canis, Microsporum gypseum, and Trichophyton mentagraphytes.


In the event of sensitization or irritation due to Miconazole nitrate 1% Lotion, treatment should be discontinued. Avoid contact with eyes, since irritation may result. Wash hands thoroughly after administration to avoid spread of fungal infection.

Dosage and Administration

Accurate diagnosis of the infecting organism is essential. Identification should be made either by direct microscopic examination of a mounting of infected tissue in a solution of potassium hydroxide, or by culture on an appropriate medium.

Lotion: Apply a light covering of Miconazole nitrate 1% Lotion to affected areas, once daily, for 2 to 4 weeks. Application is best accomplished using a gauze pad or cotton swab.

Medication must be continued until the infecting organism is completely eradicated as indicated by appropriate clinical or laboratory examination. If no improvement is noticed within 2 weeks, diagnosis should be re-evaluated. Difficult cases may require treatment for 6 weeks.

General measures in regard to hygiene should be observed to control sources of infection or reinfection. Clipping of hair around and over the sites of infection should be done at the start of treatment and again as necessary.

How Supplied

Miconazole nitrate 1% Lotion is available in 60 mL bottles with droppers.

Miconazole nitrate 1% Lotion Caution

Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian


Store at controlled room temperature between 15° to 30°C (59°-86°F). Keep container tightly closed when not in use.

For animal use only

Keep out of reach of children

Questions? (855) 724-3461

Distributed by: Covetrus North America, 400 Metro Place North, Dublin, OH 43017

ANADA #200-362, Approved by FDA



Reorder #


2 fl oz (60 mL)




REV: 0919

CPN: 2050076.0

Covetrus North America

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