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Vagistat-1

Last reviewed on RxList: 8/20/2019
Vagistat-1 Side Effects Center

Last reviewed on RxList 8/20/2019

Vagistat-1 (tioconazole) is an antifungal medication used to treat vaginal candida (yeast) infections. Vagistat-1 is available over-the-counter and in generic form. Common side effects of Vagistat-1 include:

  • headache,
  • vaginal/urethral,
  • burning/itching/pain, or
  • increased urination

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 Consumer Information

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.

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

Common side effects may include:

  • vaginal redness or swelling;
  • mild stomach pain;
  • pain or burning when you urinate;
  • headache, runny or stuffy nose; or
  • mild vaginal burning, itching or 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 Vagistat-1 (Tioconazole)

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Vagistat-1 Professional 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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© Vagistat-1 Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Vagistat-1 Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

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