Desenex aerosol, spray

Active ingredient

Miconazole nitrate 2%




  • cures most athletes foot (tinea pedis) and ringworm (tinea corporis)
  • relieves itching, scaling, burning, and discomfort that can accompany these conditions


For external use only

Flammability Warning:Contents under pressure. Do not puncture or incinerate. Flammable mixture; do not use near fire or flame, or expose to heat or temperature above 49C (120F). Use only as directed. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling contents can be harmful or fatal.

Do not use

  • in or near the mouth or the eyes
  • for nail or scalp infections

When using this product

  • do not get into the eyes or mouth

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • irritation occurs or gets worse.
  • no improvement within 4 weeks

Keep out of reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


  • adults and children 2 years of age and older
  • wash the affected area with soap and water and dry completely before applying
  • shake can well, hold 4 to 6 from skin
  • spray a thin layer over affected area twice a day (morning and night) or as directed by a doctor
  • supervise children in the use of this product
  • for athletes foot pay special attention to the spaces between the toes. Wear well-fitting, ventilated shoes, and change shoes and socks at least once a day
  • use daily for 4 weeks
  • supervise children in the use of this product
  • children under 2 years of age: ask a doctor

Other information

  • store at controlled room temperature 20-25C (68-77F)
  • see bottom of can for lot number and expiration date
  • if clogging occurs, remove button and clean nozzle with a pin

Inactive ingredients

polyethylene glycol 300, polysorbate 20, SD alcohol 40-B (15%w/w)
Propellant: dimethyl ether

Questions or comments?

call 1-800-452-005124 hours a day, 7 days a week

Additional information listed on other panels

Distributed by:

Novartis Consumer Health, Inc.
Parsippany, NJ 07054-0622


Ingredients and appearance - Product information

Desenex aerosol, spray- Miconazole nitrate

Product information

Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL Item Code (Source) NDC: 0067-0969
Route of Administration Topical

Active Ingredient/Active Moiety

Ingredient Name Strength
Miconazole nitrate ( UNII: VW4H1CYW1K)( Miconazole - UNII: 7NNO0D7S5M ) 2 gin 100 g

Inactive Ingredients

Ingredient Name Code
Polyethylene glycol 300 ( UNII: 5655G9Y8AQ)
Polysorbate 20 ( UNII: 7T1F30V5YH)
Dimethyl ether ( UNII: AM13FS69BX)

Product Characteristics

Marketing Information

Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Territorial Authority Marketing Start Date
OTC monograph final part333C USA

Labeler - Novartis Consumer Health, Inc.( 879821635)

Principal display

NDC 0067-0969-46

2% Miconazole Nitrate, Antifungal
Cures Most Athletes Foot
Relieves Itching & Burning

Liquid Spray

Net Wt. 4.6 oz (133g)