Treatment regimens for yeast vaginitis

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1-day regimens

Clotrimazole vaginal tablets (Mycelex G), 500 mg hs** Fluconazole tablets (Diflucan), 150 mg Po Itraconazole capsules (Sporanox), 200 mg PO bid Tioconazole 6.5% vaginal ointment (Vagistat-1), 4.6 g hs** [5

3-day regimens

Butoconazole nitrate 2% vaginal cream (Femstat 3), 5 g hs [28 g]

Clotrimazole vaginal inserts (Gyne-Lotrimin 3), 200 mg hs** Miconazole vaginal suppositories (Monistat 3), 200 mg hs** Terconazole 0.8% vaginal cream (Terazol 3), 5 g hs Terconazole vaginal suppositories (Terazol 3), 80 mg hs Itraconazole capsules (Sporanox), 200 mg PO qd (4)

5-day regimen

Ketoconazole tablets (Nizoral), 400 mg PO bid (4)

7-day regimens

Clotrimazole 1% cream (Gyne-Lotrimin, Mycelex-7, Sweet'n Fresh Clotrimazole-7), 5 g hs**

Clotrimazole vaginal tablets (Gyne-Lotrimin, Mycelex-7, Sweet'n Fresh Clotrimazole-7), 100 mg hs** Miconazole 2% vaginal cream (Femizol-M, Monistat 7), 5 g hs**

Miconazole vaginal suppositories (Monistat 7), 100 mg hs** Terconazole 0.4% vaginal cream (Terazol 7), 5 g hs

14-day regimens

Nystatin vaginal tablets (Mycostatin), 100,000 U hs

Boric acid No. 0 gelatin vaginal suppositories, 600 mg bid (2)

*Suppositories can be used if inflammation is predominantly vaginal; creams if vulvar; a combination if both. Cream-suppository combination packs available: clotrimazole (Gyne-Lotrimin, Mycelex); miconazole (Monistat, M-Zole). If diagnosis is in doubt, consider oral therapy to avoid amelioration of symptoms with use of creams. Use 1-day or 3-day regimen if compliance is an issue. Miconazole nitrate may be used during pregnancy.

**Nonprescription formulation. If nonprescription therapies fail, use terconazole 0.4% cream or 80-mg suppositories at bedtime for 7 days.

4. Complicated infections. Factors that predispose to complicated infection include uncontrolled diabetes, immunosuppression, and a history of recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis. Women with severe inflammation or complicated infection require seven to 14 days of topical therapy or two doses of oral therapy 72 hours apart.

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Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

This fact sheet is designed to provide you with information on Bacterial Vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an abnormal vaginal condition that is characterized by vaginal discharge and results from an overgrowth of atypical bacteria in the vagina.

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