Generic Name: MICONAZOLE - TOPICAL Pronounced: (mye-KON-a-zole) Rash Relief Antifungal Top Uses
Miconazole is used to treat skin infections such as
athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, and other fungal skin infections
(candidiasis). This medication is also used to treat a skin condition known as
pityriasis (tinea versicolor), a fungal infection that causes a lightening or
darkening of the skin of the neck, chest, arms, or legs. Miconazole is an azole
antifungal that works by preventing the growth of fungus.
How To Use Rash Relief Antifungal Top
Use this medication on the skin only. Clean and thoroughly
dry the area to be treated. Apply this medication to the affected skin, usually
twice a day or as directed by your doctor. If you are using the spray form,
shake the bottle well before applying. Dosage and length of treatment depends
on the type of infection being treated. Do not apply this more often than
prescribed. Your condition will not...
Generic Name: EMOLLIENTS - TOPICAL Diaper Rash Relief Top Uses
This medication has 2 types of ingredients (emollient,
keratolytic) that work together to treat or prevent dry, rough, scaly, itchy
skin (e.g., eczema, keratosis, xerosis). Dry skin is caused by a loss of water
in the upper layer of the skin. Emollients are substances that soften and
moisturize the skin and decrease itching and flaking. Emollients/moisturizers
work by forming an oily layer on the top of the skin that traps water in the
skin. Petrolatum, lanolin, mineral oil, and dimethicone are common
Lactic acid, salicylic acid, and urea are keratolytics.
They increase moisture in the skin by softening/dissolving the horny substance
(keratin) holding the top layer of skin cells together. This helps the dead
skin cells fall off and helps the skin keep more water in. Higher strengths of
urea are used to treat corns, callous, and some nail problems (e.g., ingrow...
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