Purpose of Micatin

Micatin is an over-the-counter medication used to treat athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, and the symptoms of these conditions.

Active Ingredients

Miconazole nitrate 2% 

Inactive Ingredients

Benzoic acid, butylated hydroxyanisole, mineral oil, peglicol 5 oleate, pegoxol 7 stearate, purified water

Micatin FDA Warning

For external use only. Not intended for ingestion.

Do not use on children under 2 years of age unless directed by a doctor.

Avoid contact with the eyes.

For the treatment of athlete's foot and ringworm: If irritation occurs or if there is no improvement within 4 weeks, stop use and consult a doctor.

For the treatment of jock itch: If irritation occurs or there is no improvement within 2 weeks, stop use and consult a doctor.

Keep out of the reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222).


  • Clean the affected area and dry thoroughly
  • Apply a thin layer of the product over affected area twice daily or as directed by a doctor or healthcare professional.
  • For athlete's foot pay special attention to spaces between the toes; wear well-fitting, ventilated shoes, and change shoes and socks at least once daily.
  • For athlete's foot and ringworm, use daily for 4 weeks. For jock itch, use daily for 2 weeks. If condition persists longer, consult a doctor.
  • This product is not effective on the scalp or nails.
  • Supervise children in the use of this product.

Pediatric Use

Do not use on children under 2 years of age unless directed by a doctor.

Other Information About Micatin

  • Do not use if seal on tube is punctured or not visible.
  • To puncture seal, reverse the cap and place the puncture-top onto the tube. Push down firmly until the seal is open. To close, screw the top back on the tube.
  • Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
  • Store at room temperature between 20° to 25° C (68° to 77°F).
  • See carton back panel and tube crimp for lot number and expiration date.