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A 25-year-old female asked:

I switched back to gyne lotrimin (clotrimazole) to treat vaginal yeast infection because monistat almost killed me! i had serious side effects from it. ?

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Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 32 years experience
Is there a question?: All medicines may have side effects. Common side effects of Monistat include headache, burning/itching/pain in the vagina or urinary opening, or lower abdominal cramps. If Gyne-Lotrimin works better for you and Monistat caused problems...avoiding Monistat is a good decision.
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