Clotrimazole Vaginal Cream (Gyne Lotrimin-7, Gyne Lotrimin-3, Mycelex-7, Mycelex-G)

Category:

  • Antifungal

Description:

  • Vaginal antifungal

Indications:

  • Vaginal Candidiasis (yeast infection)

Contraindications:

  • Known sensitivity to clotrimazole 

Precautions:

  • Pregnancy category B

  • If condition worsens, inform patient to notify health care provider.

  • Clean applicator after each use with mild soap and water.

  • Insert applicator high into vaginal cavity (except in pregnancy)

  • Refrain from intercourse during treatment.

  • Use continually, even during menstruation.

Adverse Reactions (Side Effects):

  • Vulvovaginal burning, itching and irritation

  • Lower abdominal cramping

  • Bloating

  • Rash

Dosage:

Vaginal tablets:

  • 100mg: Insert 1 suppository intravaginally qhs for 7 days

  • 500mg: Insert 1 suppository intravaginally qhs for one dose

Vaginal Cream:

  • Insert 1 applicatorful intravaginally qhs for 7 days

Topical Cream:

  • Apply to affected areas twice a day for 7 days

The information contained here is an abbreviated summary. For more detailed and complete information, consult the manufacturer's product information sheets or standard textbooks.

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