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VAGISTAT-1 (tioconazole) is indicated for the local treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis (moniliasis). As VAGISTAT-1 (tioconazole) has been shown to be effective only for candidal vulvovaginitis, the diagnosis should be confirmed by KOH smears and/or cultures. Other pathogens commonly associated with vulvovaginitis should be ruled out by appropriate methods.

Studies have shown that women taking oral contraceptives have a cure rate similar to those not taking such agents when treated with VAGISTAT-1 (tioconazole) .

Safety and effectiveness in pregnant and diabetic patients have not been established (see PRECAUTIONS).


VAGISTAT-1 (tioconazole) has been found to be effective as a single- dose treatment for vulvovaginal candidiasis. Using the prefilled applicator, insert one applicator- full intravaginally. Administration of VAGISTAT-1 (tioconazole) just prior to bedtime may be preferred.


VAGISTAT-1 (tioconazole) is supplied in a ready-to-use, prefilled, single-dose vaginal applicator (NDC 0087-0657-40). Each applicator-full will deliver approximately 4.6 grams of VAGISTAT-1 containing 65 mg of tioconazole per gram of ointment.

Storage: Store at controlled room temperature 15°-30° C (59°-86° F).

WARNING: Manufactured with 1,1,1-trichloroethane, a substance which harms public health and environment by destroying ozone in the upper atmosphere.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004

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