Macril Uses

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Macril indications

An indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.
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Miconazole (Macril), an antifungal agent, is used for skin infections such as athlete’s foot and jock itch and for vaginal yeast infections.

This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Macril dosage

Apply thin film bid-tid until improvement occurs. Then od or less often to maintain improvement.

Macril interactions

Amphotericin B, Heparin, Sulfadiazine, Cephalotin, Cloxacillin, since the topical application of Gentamicin (Macril) with those agents may cause obvious and apparent precipitation in the conjunctival sac.

Macril side effects

  • Rash

  • Skin darkening

  • Stinging and redness

  • Blistering

  • Excessive fluid retention in the body tissues, resulting in swelling (oedema)

  • Burning sensation

  • Excessive hair growth (hypertrichosis)

  • Skin thinning

  • Secondary infection

  • Inflammation of the hair follicles (folliculitis)

    Macril contraindications

    Hypersensitivity to any component of the formula; virus, herpes, chickenpox, immunosuppression, active tuberculosis, Cushing’s disease; Luetic dermatitis, pruritus ani, ruptured eardrum.


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    Active ingredient matches for Macril:

    Betamethasone/gentamicin/miconazole in Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay.

    Betamethasone valerate/gentamicin sulfate/miconazole nitrate in Argentina.


    List of Macril substitutes (brand and generic names)

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    Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
    Betnederm GM Skin 30 gm Cream (Cipla Limited)$ 0.46
    BETNEDERM GM 0.12%/0.1% OINTMENT 1 tube / 30 GM ointment each (Cipla Limited)$ 0.43
    Betnederm gm Ointment (Cipla Limited)$ 0.01
    Betnovate-GM Betamethasone valerate 0.12 %w/w, Gentamycin sulphate 0.1 %w/w, Miconazole nitrate 2 %w/w. CRM / 20g (GSK)$ 0.34
    20g (GSK)$ 0.34
    BETNOVATE-GM cream 20g (GSK)$ 0.34
    Conazole 15 g (DHA)
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    Conazole 450 g (DHA)
    Conazole 15 g x 1's (DHA)
    Conazole 450 g x 1's (DHA)
    Conazole cream 15 g x 1's (DHA)
    Conazole cream 450 g x 1's (DHA)
    CUTIGARD GM CREAM 1 tube / 15 gm cream each (Aglowmed Drugs Pvt. Ltd.)$ 0.21
    CUTIGARD GM CREAM 1 tube / 30 gm cream each (Aglowmed Drugs Pvt. Ltd.)$ 0.43
    GROBET GM CREAM 1 tube / 20 GM cream each (Admit Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd)$ 0.57
    Tri-Micon 450 g x 1's (Beacons)

    References

    1. DailyMed. "MICONAZOLE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailyme... (accessed September 17, 2018).
    2. DailyMed. "GENTAMICIN SULFATE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailyme... (accessed September 17, 2018).
    3. DailyMed. "BETAMETHASONE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailyme... (accessed September 17, 2018).

    Reviews

    The results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Macril are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Macril. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.

    User reports

    1 consumer reported useful

    Was the Macril drug useful in terms of decreasing the symptom or the disease?
    According to the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, the below mentioned percentages of users say the drug is useful / not useful to them in decreasing their symptoms/disease. The usefulness of the drug depends on many factors, like severity of the disease, perception of symptom, or disease by the patient, brand name used [matters only to a certain extent], other associated conditions of the patient. If the drug is not effective or useful in your case, you need to meet the doctor to get re-evaluated about your symptoms/disease, and he will prescribe an alternative drug.
    Users%
    Useful1
    100.0%


    1 consumer reported price estimates

    Was the price you paid to purchase the drug reasonable? Did you feel it was expensive?
    The below mentioned numbers have been reported by ndrugs.com website users about whether the Macril drug is expensive or inexpensive. There is a mixed opinion among users. The rating about the cost of the drug depends on factors like which brand drug the patient purchased, how effective it was for the price paid, the country or place the drug is marketed, and the economic condition of the patient. The users who feel the drug is expensive can look for an alternative brand drug or a generic drug to save the cost.
    Users%
    Expensive1
    100.0%


    1 consumer reported time for results

    To what extent do I have to use Macril before I begin to see changes in my health conditions?
    As part of the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, it takes 1 month and a few days before you notice an improvement in your health conditions.
    Please note, it doesn't mean you will start to notice such health improvement in the same time frame as other users. There are many factors to consider, and we implore you to visit your doctor to know how long before you can see improvements in your health while taking Macril. To get the time effectiveness of using Macril drug by other patients, please click here.
    Users%
    1 month1
    100.0%


    6 consumers reported age

    Users%
    46-603
    50.0%
    16-291
    16.7%
    30-451
    16.7%
    > 601
    16.7%


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