miconazole tincture - topical, Fungoid (cont.)
SIDE EFFECTS: Burning and increased skin irritation may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.In the US -Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
PRECAUTIONS: Before using miconazole tincture, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other azole antifungals (e.g., clotrimazole, fluconazole); or if you have any other allergies.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: diabetes, blood circulation problems, liver problems, kidney problems.Caution is advised when using this drug in the elderly because they are more likely to have blood circulation problems and may be more sensitive to the unwanted effects of the drug at or near the treated area.During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor or pharmacist first.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: other antifungal medications for the skin (e.g., clotrimazole, terbinafine), corticosteroids for the skin (e.g., triamcinolone, hydrocortisone).This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.
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