Miconazole is also used in Ektachrome film developing in the final rinse of the KodakE-6 process and similar Fuji CR-56 process, replacing formaldehyde. Fuji Hunt also includes miconazole as a final rinse additive in their formulation of the C-41RA rapid access color negative developing process.
In 2010 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Oravig (miconazole) buccal tablets once daily for the local treatment of oropharyngeal candidiasis (OPC), more commonly known as thrush, in adults and children age 16 and older. Oravig is the only local, oral prescription formulation of miconazole approved for this use in the U.S.
External skin treatment: (brands: Desenex and Zeasorb in US and Canada, Micatin, Monistat-Derm, Daktarin in India, UK, Australia, Belgium and the Philippines, Daktar in Norway, Fungidal in Bangladesh, Decocort in Malaysia)
Miconazole has recently gained some popularity as a hair-growth aid, although there is little evidence of its efficacy. Topical application of ketoconazole, a similar drug, has been shown to increase hair growth. However, oral administration of ketoconazole has also been shown to reduce hair growth in cases of hirsutism.