Zole-F Ointment (Miconazole/Fluocinolone)
What is Zole-F Ointment (Miconazole/Fluocinolone) used for?
Zole-F Ointment (Miconazole/Fluocinolone) combines two active ingredients into one ointment. This ointment is used to treat a variety of skin conditions, including eczema, dermatitis and other inflammatory skin disorders that may have become infected. It contains the active ingredient miconazole, which is an antifungal, effective at treating fungal infections (athlete's foot, jock itch and many others). This ointment also contains fluocinolone, which is a type of corticosteroid that reduces inflammation.
How should I use Zole-F Ointment (Miconazole/Fluocinolone)?
Zole-F Ointment (Miconazole/Fluocinolone) should be applied directly to the affected area of the skin, exactly as prescribed by your physician. You should clean and dry the affected area and ensure that your hands are clean before you apply the ointment. Apply a thin layer of ointment, and gently massage it in. You should not cover the skin unless your physician tells you to do so. Consult your physician if you don't notice an improvement in your condition after 2 weeks.
What are the side effects of Zole-F Ointment (Miconazole/Fluocinolone)?
Zole-F Ointment (Miconazole/Fluocinolone) may cause:
Consult your physician immediately if you notice any other more serious side effects, such as fatigue, weight gain or muscular weakness.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Zole-F Ointment (Miconazole/Fluocinolone). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.