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how old do you have to be to buy monistat

A 17-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emanuele Maccalli
7 years experience Pediatrics
Any age: Monistat is the brand name for miconazole, and it is available without prescription at many pharmacies and drug stores without age restrictions. It ma ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No prescription: If a drug is "over the counter" that means you don't need a prescription from a doctor and therefore insurance will not cover the costs. Monistat is s ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Creamy stuff: I would use the monistat off at least seven days for best results
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
Specializes in
A wide range: There is quite a wide range of anti fungal creams available otc if you ask your pharmacist to recommend one. Some are original others generic
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
24 years experience Pediatrics
Cream or suppository: Cream or the suppository will be fine assuming this is for your vaginal yeast infection.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, but it may not work due to the OTC product itself, or it being another type of infection. See your MD first for confirmation of the type of vagin ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Medications you apply to your body surface (including this one) are not absorbed in enough quantity to interfere with breast feeding.
A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Monistat: The Monistat cream is all the same. The only difference is the amount of days to use it for. I would get the tube that you use for 7 days in order to ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not recommended: Monistat is a little too strong for a newborn.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pelvic exam: Yeast infections will cause discharge but should not cause pelvic pain or vaginal bleeding. You will need to see an obgyn for a pelvic exam and testin ... Read More

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