Miconazole Nitrate USP

Miconazole Nitrate USP

INCI Name: Miconazole Nitrate
CAS Numbers: 22832-87-7


Miconazole Nitrate is an imidazole antifungal agent, commonly applied topically to the skin or to mucous membranes to cure fungal infections, and a skin condition knows as pityriasis (a fungal infection that causes lightening or darkening of the skin). It works by inhibiting the synthesis of ergosterol, a critical component of fungal cell membrane. It also has some limited antibacterial properties.


Miconazole Nitrate is used topically to treat fungal infections of the skin and mucous membranes. It is also used as a final rinse in photo film and negative processing.


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