A 38-year-old member asked:
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Do people use Monistat as a suppository and take acidophilus orally at the same time?

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Dr. Byron Hapner
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The two will not interfere with each other, but there are not good data to prove that acidophilus taken orally will help a vaginal yeast infection. If you are already taking acidophilus for other reasons, then no problem.
Answered on May 26, 2016

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Yes: You will not have any interactions or difficulties while taking acidophilus and Monistat at the same time. Good luck.
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Dr. Mary Engrav
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I : I am so sorry that you are going through that. It sounds like you are doing everything right. Ask your doctor if they think that vaginal atrophy (co ... Read More
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Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience in Family Medicine
Infection: As soon as you wish. It will not do any harm
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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Topical Medicine: Yes. Of course. Topical medication would not be changed or interfered with by using alcohol.
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