Miconazole (Eye Prep.) Pharmacology

Miconazole (Eye Prep.)

About Miconazole (Eye Prep.)
An imidazole derivative, Fungal infections of the eye.
Mechanism of Action of Miconazole (Eye Prep.)
Miconazole is fungicidal or fungistatic depending on the drug concentrations. It inhibits the conversion of Lanosterol to 14 demethyl Lanosterol by inhibiting the cytochromeP450 enzyme 14 alpha demethylase and impair biosynthesis of ergosterol for the cytoplasmic membrane. This will leads to accumulation of 14 - alpha-methyl sterols and impair the functions of certain membrane bound enzymes such as ATPase and enzymes of electron transport system and also disrupt the close packing of acyl chains of phospholipids. These will produce inhibition of fungal growth.
Pharmacokinets of Miconazole (Eye Prep.)
Absorption: Absorption after application in to the eye is limited
Onset of Action for Miconazole (Eye Prep.)
Duration of Action for Miconazole (Eye Prep.)
Half Life of Miconazole (Eye Prep.)
Side Effects of Miconazole (Eye Prep.)
2.Burning sensation
Contra-indications of Miconazole (Eye Prep.)
1.Hypersensitivity to Ketoconazole and other azoles
Special Precautions while taking Miconazole (Eye Prep.)
1.Stop the use of medicaments if allergic reactions occurs
2.Avoid driving vehicle, operating machine since it produce blurred vision
3.Avoid contact lenses
Pregnancy Related Information
Use with caution
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Use with caution
Children Related Information
Use with caution
NEONATES: contraindicated
Indications for Miconazole (Eye Prep.)
1.Fungal infections of the eye
Interactions for Miconazole (Eye Prep.)
Typical Dosage for Miconazole (Eye Prep.)
1% Eye drop is available and applies 4 - 5 times a day.
Schedule of Miconazole (Eye Prep.)
Storage Requirements for Miconazole (Eye Prep.)
Store in a cool, dry place. Protect from direct light and heat. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid use of medicament 1 month after opening
Effects of Missed Dosage of Miconazole (Eye Prep.)
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Effects of Overdose of Miconazole (Eye Prep.)
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment. The exposed eye should be irrigated with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

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