Butoconazole

Pronounced

"byoo-toe-CON-uh-zole NYE-trate"

Uses

This medication is used to treat vaginal yeast infections. Butoconazole reduces vaginal burning, itching, and discharge that may occur with this condition. This medication is an azole antifungal. It works by stopping the growth of yeast (fungus) that causes the infection.

How to Use This Medication

Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start using butoconazole, and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions regarding the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

This product is for vaginal use only. Wash your hands before and after use. Avoid contact of this cream with your eyes. If it gets into your eyes, wash them immediately with plenty of water. Call your doctor if eye irritation persists.

Use this product as directed by your doctor, usually given as a single dose. Learn all preparation and usage instructions in the product package. Lie on your back with your knees toward your chest. Insert the applicator filled with medication into the vagina as far as it will comfortably go. Slowly press the plunger of the applicator in to apply the full dose of the cream.

Do not use tampons or douches while using this medication. Unscented sanitary napkins may be used for your menstrual period or to protect your clothing from leakage of the medication.

Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it returns within 2 months. You may need a different or additional medication to treat your condition.

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