BoxChemical Name: BUTOCONAZOLE (byoo-toe-KOE-na-zol)
Common usesThis medicine is an antifungal agent used to treat vaginal yeast infections.
Before usingINFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that you are taking. Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions, allergies, pregnancy, or breast-feeding.
DirectionsFollow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Wash your hands immediately after using this medicine. STORE THIS MEDICINE at room temperature away from heat and light.
CautionsIF YOUR SYMPTOMS DO NOT IMPROVE within a few days or if they become worse, check with your doctor. IF YOUR INFECTION CLEARS UP and occurs again in a few weeks, see your doctor. IF YOU HAVE SEXUAL INTERCOURSE DURING TREATMENT, advise your partner to use a condom to prevent reinfection. CONTINUE USING THIS MEDICINE even during your menstrual period. USE A SANITARY PAD rather than a tampon to prevent staining of clothing. FOR WOMEN: IF YOU ARE OR MAY BE PREGNANT, check with your doctor before using this medicine. IT IS UNKNOWN IF THIS MEDICINE IS EXCRETED in breast milk. IF YOU ARE OR WILL BE BREAST-FEEDING while you are using this medicine, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby.
Possible side effectsSIDE EFFECTS, that may go away during treatment, include burning or itching in or around the vagina not present before using this medicine. If they continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
If you take too muchIf overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. This medicine may be harmful if swallowed.
Additional informationDO NOT SHARE THIS MEDICINE with others for whom it was not prescribed. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions. KEEP THIS MEDICINE out of the reach of children.