Miconazole

*** PLEASE NOTE***
The information and instructions on the following pages should not replace those given to you by your doctor.


Miconazole is an antifungal cream, mostly used to fight candida infections in the mouth and digestive system.

Do not use when

  • Your child has a known allergy to one of the ingredients
  • Your child is under the age of four months or does not have a properly developed swallowing mechanism
  • Your child has a liver dysfunction

Consult your doctor when

  • Your child has any known food or drug allergies
  • Your child is taking other medication

Storing the Medication
Medication should be kept in a cool, dry place, out of reach of children. Do not use past the expiration date.

Administering the Medication
Administer it according to the instructions given by your doctor.

  • 4 mos. – 2 years: ½ t. (2.5 ml), 2 times a day
  • 2 – 6: 1 t. (5 ml), 2 times a day
  • 6+: 1 t. (5 ml), 4 times a day

For mouth sores, administer the medication using a clean finger. For sores in the esophagus, keep the medication in the mouth for as long as possible.

When can I stop treatment?
Keep administering for two days after symptoms cease.

Side Effects
Side Effects include vomiting, nausea, oral discomfort, changes in taste.

Call your doctor when

  • Your child's condition worsens
  • Your child has an allergic reaction to the treatment

When treating the candida infection, please clean any oral equipment your child uses with the cream. It is extremely important to make sure that the gel does not cause any blockage of the throat. The doses can be divided into smaller doses if needed.