- It is used to treat vaginal infections.
- It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.
- If you have an allergy to tioconazole or any other part of this drug.
- If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- Tell dentists, surgeons, and other doctors that you use this drug.
- Do not use this drug if you have belly pain, fever, or bad-smelling vaginal discharge. Talk with your doctor.
- Protect clothing and fabrics from staining.
- Do not use tampons.
- Dry outside vaginal area all the way after showering, bathing, or swimming. Do not swim for 9 to 12 hours after using this drug. Change out of wet bathing suits or damp workout clothes right away.
- Do not use douches unless your doctor tells you to do so. Douching may disturb the vaginal balance.
- Do not have vaginal sex while using this drug.
- Do not use this drug with latex products. The latex products will not work as well.
- Do not scratch the affected area. Scratching can cause more irritation and spread the infection.
- Do not use this drug for itching caused by a health problem other than a vaginal yeast infection. Talk with the doctor.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this drug while you are pregnant.
- Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Not able to pass urine.
- Pain when passing urine.
- Belly pain.
- Vaginal irritation.
- Use ointment vaginally.
- Use as you have been told, even if you feel well.
- Keep out of your mouth, nose, and eyes (may burn).
- Wash your hands before and after use.
- Only 1 dose of this drug is needed. If you miss your dose, take it as soon as you think about it.
- Store at room temperature.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Check with your pharmacist about how to throw out unused drugs.
- If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
- Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else’s drugs.
- Keep a list of all your drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your doctor.
- Talk with the doctor before starting any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. If you have any questions about this drug, please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
- If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.
If you have any questions or concerns, talk with a member of your healthcare team. You can reach them Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at ____________________. After 5:00 pm, during the weekend, and on holidays, please call____________________. If there’s no number listed, or you’re not sure, call 212-639-2000.
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