For patients who are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, recommend MONISTAT® 7 for vaginal yeast infection. MONISTAT® 7 meets CDC Guidelines for treating vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) in pregnant women.
Can I use Monistat 3 while pregnant?
Yes, you can use Monistat during pregnancy. Monistat is the brand name of the antifungal drug miconazole, which is commonly used to treat vaginal yeast infections.
What if I used Monistat 1 while pregnant?
Since topical and vaginal miconazole and clotrimazole are not well absorbed, they are unlikely to be a concern for the pregnancy. Most studies have shown that miconazole or clotrimazole at low doses (<400 mg/day) does not increase the chance of birth defects.
Is Monistat 1 or 7 better?
Our highest dose MONISTAT® 1 has the most concentrated dose, with the full treatment necessary packed into a single powerful dose for maximum convenience. Regular strength MONISTAT® 3 and low dose MONISTAT® 7 offer treatment with less concentrated doses, but are just as effective at curing yeast infections.
Does it matter which Monistat to use?
Should I use MONISTAT® 1, 3 or 7? It is your preference as to which dose you choose. MONISTAT® 1 is our highest strength, one-day, one-dose product that has the highest concentration of medication per dose (1200mg of miconazole).
Is Monistat 7 Safe for Babies?
Do not use the ointment form of this medicine on a child younger than 4 weeks old. Ask a doctor before using the topical spray on a child younger than 2 years old.
What is best to use for yeast infection while pregnant?
Vaginal medicines should be used for yeast infection treatment. These may be vaginal creams or suppositories. Only certain medicines should be used. Nonprescription medicines include butoconazole (such as Femstat), clotrimazole (such as Gyne-Lotrimin), miconazole (such as Monistat), and terconazole (such as Terazol).
Can Monistat prevent pregnancy?
No, having a yeast infection will not directly affect your chances of getting pregnant. But the itchiness and irritation a yeast infection causes probably won’t put you in the mood for intercourse. Yeast infections are caused by a common fungus called Candida.
Does Monistat 7 work?
User Reviews for Monistat 7 to treat Vaginal Yeast Infection. Monistat 7 has an average rating of 3.6 out of 10 from a total of 644 ratings for the treatment of Vaginal Yeast Infection. 19% of reviewers reported a positive effect, while 61% reported a negative effect.
What happens if you take Monistat without having a yeast infection?
If you don’t really have a yeast infection, antifungals won’t help you get better. They can actually prolong the real problem, because while you’ll think you’re treating the issue, the real cause will continue to develop.
Does Monistat or vagisil work better?
Is Vagisil or Monistat better? If you have local itching that is not associated with a yeast infection, Vagisil may be sufficient to relieve symptoms. However, if your symptoms are due to a yeast infection, you need treatment with an antifungal such as Monistat, to cure the infection.
Which Monistat is best for a severe yeast infection?
Best Overall: Monistat 1-Day Yeast Infection Treatment
This single-dose, pre-filled applicator contains 6.5% tioconazole ointment, which is a clinically proven antifungal treatment and effective at quickly treating yeast infections.
Can you use Monistat 1 twice?
Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose you missed and apply only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not use a double dose of this medication.
Can I use Monistat 7 for 14 days?
Thus a seven-day course of therapy with clotrimazole is effective as is a 14-day course of either clotrimazole or miconazole nitrate 2% for the treatment of Candida vaginitis.
Which is better miconazole or Tioconazole?
Statistical analysis showed that tioconazole achieved a significantly higher mycological cure rate than miconazole. There was no significant difference between the two creams in clinical or overall cure rates.
What can be mistaken for a yeast infection?
Conditions that can mimic a yeast infection
These include trichomoniasis, herpes and genital warts. A skin reaction or allergy: Some sanitary products can cause a reaction, as can feminine hygiene products, bath soap, or even a change in laundry soap.