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Vagistat-1 Side Effects Center
Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
Vagistat-1 (tioconazole) is used to treat vaginal candida (yeast) infections. It is an antifungal medication. This medication is available over-the-counter and in generic form. Common side effects include headache or vaginal/urethral burning/itching/pain.
Vagistat-1 is effective as a single-dose treatment for vulvovaginal candidiasis. Using the prefilled applicator, insert one applicator-full intravaginally; just prior to bedtime may be preferable. Avoid using other vaginal creams or douches at the same time as Vagistat-1 unless directed by your doctor. Other drugs may interact with Vagistat-1 vaginal. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. Do not use Vagistat-1 for self-treatment if you are pregnant. During pregnancy, Vagistat-1 should be used only when recommended by a doctor. If you are pregnant, follow your doctor's instructions on how to use the applicator to insert this medication. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
Our Vagistat-1 (tioconazole) 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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Vagistat-1 in Detail - Patient Information: Side Effects
Stop using tioconazole 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 side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
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Vagistat-1 Overview - Patient Information: Side Effects
If your doctor has prescribed this medication, remember that 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.
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.
In the US -
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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Vagistat-1 FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
The incidence of adverse reactions to VAGISTAT-1 (tioconazole) is based on clinical trials involving 1000 patients. Burning and itching were the most frequent side effects occurring in approximately 6% and 5% of the patients, respectively. In most instances these did not interfere with the course of therapy.
There were occasional reports (less than 1%) of other side effects including irritation, discharge, vulvar edema and swelling, vaginal pain, dysuria, nocturia, dyspareunia, dryness of vaginal secretions, desquamation, and burning sensation.
Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Vagistat-1 (Tioconazole) »
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