ATC Group: A07AC Imidazole derivatives

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

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Imidazole derivatives

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Code
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A07AC01

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description

Miconazole possesses an antifungal activity against the common dermatophytes and yeasts as well as an antibacterial activity against certain gram-positive bacilli and cocci. Its activity is based on the inhibition of the ergosterol biosynthesis in fungi and the change in the composition of the lipid components in the membrane, resulting in fungal cell necrosis.