Gynazole Side Effects Center

Last updated on RxList: 8/12/2021
Gynazole Side Effects Center

What Is Gynazole?

Gynazole 1 (butoconazole nitrate) vaginal cream is an antifungal medication used to treat vaginal candida (yeast) infections.

What Are Side Effects of Gynazole?

Common side effects of Gynazole 1 include increased:

  •  vaginal/urethral burning/itching/pain
  • mild abdominal cramps
  • pelvic pain
  • soreness and swelling, or
  • increased urination

Dosage for Gynazole

The recommended dose of Gynazole 1 is one applicatorful of cream (approximately 5 grams of the cream) intravaginally. This amount of cream contains approximately 100 mg of butoconazole nitrate.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Gynazole?

Other drugs may affect Gynazole 1 vaginal. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

Gynazole During Pregnancy or Breastfeeding

During pregnancy, Gynazole 1 should be used only when prescribed. Pregnant women should use extra care when using the vaginal applicator. Follow your doctor's instructions closely on how to insert the medication using the applicator. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Additional Information

Our Gynazole 1 (butoconazole nitrate) 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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Gynazole Consumer Information

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

Call your doctor at once if you have new or worsening vaginal symptoms.

Common side effects may include:

  • pelvic pain or cramps;
  • vaginal burning or itching;
  • vaginal pain and swelling; or
  • mild vaginal irritation after use.

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.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Gynazole (Butoconazole)

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Gynazole Professional Information

SIDE EFFECTS

Of the 314 patients treated with GYNAZOLE•1 ® Butoconazole Nitrate Vaginal Cream USP, 2% for 1 day in controlled clinical trials, 18 patients (5.7%) reported complaints such as vulvar/vaginal burning, itching, soreness and swelling, pelvic or abdominal pain or cramping, or a combination of two or more of these symptoms. In 3 patients (1 %) these complaints were considered treatment-related. Five of the 18 patients reporting adverse events discontinued the study because of them.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Gynazole (Butoconazole)

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