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Myconorm Mouth Paint

SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Overview

Introduction

Myconorm Mouth Paint is an antifungal medication. It treats fungal infections of the mouth. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane.

Myconorm Mouth Paint should be applied on the site of lesion inside the mouth. Follow the doctor’s instruction or use it in the dose and duration suggested by the doctor. Do not stop using it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better.  You must have to avoid eating, drinking, or smoking for at least 30 minutes after using it.

It is a safe medicine with few side effects, but you may get allergic reactions like swelling of the lips, throat or face, and trouble breathing. Inform your doctor if bothers you or does not go away.

It is not likely that other medicines you take by mouth or injection will affect the way it works but talk to your doctor before using it if you have used a similar medicine before and had an allergic reaction. This medicine should only be used if it is clearly needed during pregnancy.

Uses of Myconorm Mouth Paint

Benefits of Myconorm Mouth Paint

In Fungal infections of mouth (Thrush)

Myconorm Mouth Paint is an antifungal medicine. Upon application, it is slowly released into the saliva through your lips and cheeks. It kills and stops the growth of fungus that is causing the infection. Use it in the dose and duration as suggested by your doctor. Make sure you complete the full dose your doctor has prescribed. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning. Do not eat, drink, or smoke for at least 30 minutes after application.

Side effects of Myconorm Mouth Paint

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Myconorm

  • No common side effects seen

How to use Myconorm Mouth Paint

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

How Myconorm Mouth Paint works

Myconorm Mouth Paint is an antifungal medication which treats fungal infections of the mouth. It works by binding with the mucosa (the inner surface of the lips and cheeks) from where it is slowly released into the saliva. The fungal cell membranes are destroyed thereby killing the fungi.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Myconorm Mouth Paint is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Myconorm Mouth Paint is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Myconorm Mouth Paint to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Once you apply the medication, wait for at least 30 minutes before eating and drinking anything.
  • Avoid getting it in the eyes, nose, or mouth. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.
  • Inform your doctor if the infection has not cleared up after four weeks of treatment.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Azole derivatives {Imidazoles}
Habit Forming
No

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Myconorm with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Stozen, Sulpigold, Amisulide
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Arifril, Biozol, Elrip
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Karzine, Ostil, Prom
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Pencil
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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Suffering from oral thrush(candida), please suggest treatment Symptoms white tongue and bad breath
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Apply candid 1% mouth paint BD x 3 days
Is candid mouth paint(for application in the mouth) can be used for mouth ulcers?
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
If it's fungal
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FAQs

Q. Is Myconorm better than Miconazole?

Although Myconorm and Miconazole are different medicines, they work in similar ways. Both are used for the treatment of fungal infection, primarily yeast. Despite the similarities, the medicines cannot be compared as they have different active ingredients and are often used in different parts of the body. Both medications work well, but one of them may work better for some people than others. However, if you are not sure, check with your doctor for more details.

Q. What is Myconorm?

Myconorm is an antifungal medicine which is used to treat a wide variety of yeasts and yeast-like fungi. Myconorm works by damaging the cell membrane of fungi like Candida, thereby stopping its growth. It is used for the prevention and treatment of Candidal infections of the oral cavity, esophagus and intestinal tract. Most commonly, it is used to treat oral thrush (affecting inner lining of mouth) caused by Candida albicans. It is important to know that Myconorm is not effective against bacteria, protozoa, or viruses.

Q. Is Myconorm used for thrush?

Yes, Myconorm is used to treat oral thrush. Thrush is a fungal infection commonly seen in babies and older adults. Consult your doctor if you do not see any improvement after 1 week of treatment with Myconorm.

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References

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Plot No -17, Sector – 20A, Faridabad, Haryana – 121001, India
Country of Origin: India
MRP
21.25
15 ml in 1 bottle
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