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Terazol 3, Terazol 7

TERAZOL® 7 VAGINAL CREAM 0.4%
(terconazole)

TERAZOL® 3 VAGINAL CREAM 0.8%
(terconazole)

TERAZOL® 3 VAGINAL SUPPOSITORIES 80mg
(terconazole)

DRUG DESCRIPTION

TERAZOL® 7 (terconazole) Vaginal Cream 0.4% is a white to off-white, water washable cream for intravaginal administration containing 0.4% of the antifungal agent terconazole, cis-1-[p-[[2­(2,4-Dichlorophenyl)-2-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-ylmethyl)-1,3-dioxolan-4-yl]methoxy]phenyl]-4­isopropylpiperazine, compounded in a cream base consisting of butylated hydroxyanisole, cetyl alcohol, isopropyl myristate, polysorbate 60, polysorbate 80, propylene glycol, stearyl alcohol, and purified water.

TERAZOL® 3 (terconazole) Vaginal Cream 0.8% is a white to off-white, water washable cream for intravaginal administration containing 0.8% of the antifungal agent terconazole, cis-1-[p-[[2­(2,4-Dichlorophenyl)-2-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-ylmethyl)-1,3-dioxolan-4-yl]methoxy]phenyl]-4­isopropylpiperazine, compounded in a cream base consisting of butylated hydroxyanisole, cetyl alcohol, isopropyl myristate, polysorbate 60, polysorbate 80, propylene glycol, stearyl alcohol, and purified water.

TERAZOL® 3 (terconazole) Vaginal Suppositories are white to off-white suppositories for intravaginal administration containing 80 mg of the antifungal agent terconazole, cis-1-[p-[[2­(2,4-Dichlorophenyl)-2-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-ylmethyl)-1,3-dioxolan-4-yl]methoxy]phenyl]-4­isopropylpiperazine, in triglycerides derived from coconut and/or palm kernel oil (a base of hydrogenated vegetable oils) and butylated hydroxyanisole.

The structural formula of terconazole is as follows:

TERAZOL® (terconazole) Structural Formula Illustration

Terconazole, a triazole derivative, is a white to almost white powder with a molecular weight of 532.47. It is insoluble in water; sparingly soluble in ethanol; and soluble in butanol.

What are the possible side effects of terconazole vaginal (Terazol 3, Terazol 7, Zazole)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using terconazole vaginal and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • severe vaginal burning or irritation; or
  • fever, chills, flu symptoms.

Less serious side effects may include:

  • headache; or
  • menstrual cramps.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for...

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What are the precautions when taking terconazole (Terazol 3, Terazol 7)?

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other azole antifungal agents (such as clotrimazole, fluconazole); 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, especially of: diabetes, immune system problems (such as HIV-AIDs), frequent vaginal yeast infections (more than 4 per year).

Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).

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Last reviewed on RxList: 10/11/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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