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Generic: terconazole topical
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It is used to treat yeast infections of the vagina
               



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What is this medicine?

TERCONAZOLE (ter KON a zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat yeast infections of the vagina.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to terconazole, other antifungals, other medicines, foods, dyes or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast- feeding

How should I use this medicine?

This medicine is only for use in the vagina. Do not take by mouth. Wash hands before and after use. Read package directions carefully before using. Use this medicine at bedtime, unless otherwise directed by your doctor or health care professional. Screw the applicator onto the end of the tube and squeeze the tube to fill the applicator. Remove the applicator from the tube. Lie on your back. Gently insert the applicator tip high in the vagina and push the plunger to release the cream into the vagina. Gently remove the applicator. Wash the applicator well with warm water and soap. Use at regular intervals. Do not get this medicine in your eyes. If you do, rinse out with plenty of cool tap water. Finish the full course prescribed by your doctor or health care professional even if you think your condition is better. Do not stop using this medicine if your menstrual period starts during the time of treatment.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, use only that dose. Do not use double or extra doses.

What may interact with this medicine?

Interactions are not expected. Do not use any other vaginal products without telling your doctor or health care professional.

               
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