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Monistat Vaginal Cream

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Monistat Vaginal Cream

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Contents (miconazole nitrate vaginal cream)

One tube of vaginal cream containing miconazole nitrate 2%. One plastic applicator.

Active Ingredient: Miconazole nitrate 2% (100 mg per dose).

Inactive Ingredients: Benzoic acid, BHA, mineral oil, peglicol 5 oleate, pegoxol 7 stearate, purified water.

What are the possible side effects of miconazole vaginal (Micon 7, Monistat 3, Monistat 5, Monistat 7, M-Zole Dual Pack)?

Stop using miconazole vaginal and seek emergency medical attention if you experience an allergic reaction (shortness of breath; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, face, or tongue; or hives).

Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. These include burning, itching, irritation of the skin, and an increased need to urinate.

Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome. You may report...

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What are the precautions when taking miconazole nitrate vaginal cream (Monistat Vaginal Cream)?

Before using miconazole, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other azole antifungals such as clotrimazole, econazole, or ketoconazole; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history.

During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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