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Composition for MICOLON CR CREAM

Miconazole Topical(2%),Triamcinolone Topical(0.1%)

food interaction for MICOLON CR CREAM

alcohol interaction for MICOLON CR CREAM

pregnancy interaction for MICOLON CR CREAM

lactation interaction for MICOLON CR CREAM

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Micolon cr cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Micolon cr cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.


Miconazole Topical(2%)


Miconazole topical is used to treat fungal and associated bacterial infections of the skin and nails such as Tinea corporis (skin ring worm), Tinea cruris (fungal infections of the groin), Tinea pedis (fungal infection of the foot [athlete’s foot]), Tinea manus (fungal infection of the hand), Tinea capitis (scalp ringworm), swollen inflammatory areas (Tinea kerion), pityriasis versicolor (yeast infections of skin sometimes called tinea versicolor) and for flexural eczema (itchy skin rash at folds of skin or joints). It is also effectively used in vulvovaginal (vagina and external genital organs) candidiasis (thrush), oropharyngeal candidiasis (infection of the mouth throat and food pipe) and other yeast infection of the vagina. Further, Miconazole is also prescribed for inflammation of skinfolds caused by skin-on-skin friction (intertrigo), napkin rash and inflammation of the folds of tissue surrounding the nails of toes or fingers (paronychia). 

How it works

Miconazole is an imidazole that belongs to the class of medications called as antifungal agents. It works by interfering with the formation of the fungal cell membrane and weakening it, thereby killing the sensitive fungi.

Common side effects

Application site irritation, Application site itching, Headache, Stomach cramp, Vaginal burning sensation
Triamcinolone Topical(0.1%)


Triamcinolone topical is used in combination with other medications to treat inflammation and skin allergies like eczema, atopic dermatitis (patches of itchy, rough and inflamed skin with blisters),  neurodermatitis  (thick and leathery skin due to excessive itching and scratching), seborrhoeic dermatitis (scaly patches, red skin causing dandruff), contact dermatitis (red, itchy, inflamed skin caused due to contact with allergens), varicose eczema (skin condition caused by increased pressure in the veins of the legs), vesiculo-pustular dermatitis (blisters or small raised bubbles filled with a clear or pus-like liquid) and for the treatment of insect bites and allergic rhinitis. It is also used to treat otitis externa (inflammation of the external ear) and seasonal and allergic rhinitis.

How it works

Triamcinolone belongs to a class of medications called as corticosteroids. It works by reducing the production of chemicals (prostaglandins, leukotrienes) in the body that cause inflammation and allergies.

Common side effects

Airway inflammation, Sore throat, Skin rash, Skin redness, Nose bleed, Headache, Influenza like symptoms, Feeling of discomfort, Application site itching, Cough, Running nose


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Expert advice for MICOLON CR CREAM

  • Avoid direct contact of cream/ gel with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Tell your doctor if you are suffering from liver problems, blood disease or if you have been exposed to HIV or if you have stomach, shoulder, or lower back pain, fever, chills, nausea, foul-smelling vaginal discharge or vomiting. 
  • Tell your doctor if you often have vaginal yeast infections (e.g., once a month or 3 in 6 months).
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to miconazole or any of its ingredients. 
  • Do not use if you have kidney or liver problems.
  • Oral gel should not be used in infants <4 months of age.

Frequently asked questions for MICOLON CR CREAM

Miconazole Topical

 Q. Can miconazole/ Monistat be used for conditions for BV (bacterial vaginosis), ring worms, and urinary tract infections?
Yes, miconazole can be used for BV (bacterial vaginosis). It is used for treatment and prevention of fungal infections of the oral cavity, ring worms and superinfections due to gram-positive bacteria. Miconazole can be taken in rare fungal infections of the urinary tract.
Q. Does miconazole cause burning sensation? 
Yes, burning sensation on the skin and vaginal burning can be seen with use of miconazole.
Q. Does miconazole cause dry skin? 
No, miconazole is not known to cause drying of skin. 
Q. Is miconazole safe for babies?
Yes, miconazole topical is safe for babies. It may be used in nappy rashes and oral fungal infections, as advised by the doctor. However, oral gel should not be used in infants < 4 months of age. 
Q. Is miconazole a steroid?
No, miconazole is not a steroid. It is an imidazole (organic compound) and belongs to the class of antifungal agents.
Q. Is miconazole same as ketoconazole?
Both miconazole and ketoconazole are antifungal medicines. However, they are prescribed for different type of fungal infections.
Q. Does miconazole work for yeast infections?
Yes, miconazole works for oral and vaginal yeast infections.

Triamcinolone Topical

Q. Is triamcinolone an antibiotic/sulfa/steroid drug?
Triamcinolone is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug. It belongs to class of medications called as corticosteroids.
Q. Is triamcinolone the same as Daktarin/Kemakort/Lanacort?
Kemakort, Kemakort, Retard are the names of triamcinolone available in the market. Daktarin is the brand name of miconazole, while Lanacort is the brand name of the drug Hydrocortisone acetate. 
Q. Is triamcinolone safe for babies?
No. Triamcinolone is not safe for babies and in children below 6 years of age.
Q. Does triamcinolone topical cure ringworm infection/acne/impetigo/tinea versicolor or thrush?
Triamcinolone topical is not effective in the treatment of ringworm, acne, impetigo, tinea versicolor or thrush. However, it helps in reducing the inflammation caused by these conditions.


Content on this page was last updated on 11 March, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)