Miconazole nitrate 1% LotionThis page contains information on Miconazole nitrate 1% Lotion for veterinary use.
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- Miconazole nitrate 1% Lotion Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Miconazole nitrate 1% Lotion
- Direction and dosage information for Miconazole nitrate 1% Lotion
Miconazole nitrate 1% LotionThis treatment applies to the following species:
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.
PrecautionsIn 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 AdministrationAccurate 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 SuppliedMiconazole 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
StorageStore 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
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Distributed by: Covetrus North America, 400 Metro Place North, Dublin, OH 43017
ANADA #200-362, Approved by FDA
2 fl oz (60 mL)
Covetrus North America
400 METRO PLACE NORTH, DUBLIN, OH, 43017
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