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Aci-Jel Side Effects Center
Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
Aci-Jel Vaginal Jelly (acetic acid/ricinoleic acid/oxyquinoline) is used to help restore and maintain the natural acid balance (pH) of the vagina, thereby treating vaginal infections (e.g., yeast, fungi) or making them less likely to occur. Acetic acid is commonly known as vinegar. Oxyquinoline and ricinoleic acid are added to help acetic acid work better. Common side effects include mild vaginal irritation/itching/burning.
The usual dose of Aci-Jel Vaginal Jelly is one applicatorful, administered intravaginally, morning and evening. Duration of treatment may be determined by the patient's response to therapy. Aci-Jel Vaginal Jelly may interact with birth control devices (e.g., condoms, diaphragms), spermicides, or vaginal products (e.g., douches, vaginal hormonal creams). Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, Aci-Jel Vaginal Jelly should be used only when prescribed. It is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
Our Aci-Jel Vaginal Jelly (acetic acid/ricinoleic acid/oxyquinoline) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
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Aci-Jel Overview - Patient Information: Side Effects
Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.
Tell your doctor immediately if this unlikely but serious side effect occurs: vaginal pain.
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
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Aci-Jel FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
Occasional cases of local stinging and burning have been reported.
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