This medication is an imidazole antifungal, prescribed for candidiasis (yeast infection of the vagina). It works by weakening the cell walls of sensitive fungi, causing the cell contents to leak.
The recommended dose is one applicatorful of cream (approximately 5 grams of the cream) intravaginally. This amount of cream contains approximately 100 mg of butoconazole nitrate.
It comes as a cream to apply topically.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of diabetes, immune system problems, human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV), any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may be used during your period, avoid using tampon to prevent staining.
Vaginal burning, itching, soreness, swelling, pelvic or abdominal pain and cramping.
Avoid using condoms or diaphragms within 72 hours after use of this medication.
Store the medication at 25°C. Keep this medication out of the reach of children. Do not allow it to freeze.
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