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Doctor insights on: Difference Between Monistat 3 And Monistat 7

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Is Monistat 7 more effective than Monistat 3?

Possibly: I'm not completely familiar with these products, but I assume Monistat 7 is used for 7 days and Monistat 3 is used for 3 days. I don't know if the quantity of each dose is the same for both or if the strength of the active ingredient is the same. If everything's the same, i'd expect 7 days of treatment to usually work better than 3 days. ...Read more

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Should I be slightly itchy after day 3 of Monistat 3 or do I need to get Monistat 7?

Should I be slightly itchy after day 3 of Monistat 3 or do I need to get Monistat 7?

Discharge?: Usually, Monistat-3 will take care of infection: if you are still itching you may need a GYN evaluation or a dose of diflucan: please call your GYN for further evaluation ...Read more

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If vaginal yeast infection does not clear up after using Monistat 3, can I then use Monistat 7? If so, how long should I wait between treatmens?

Try clotimazole: Gyne-Lotrimin can be used after 5 days; however, if not improving get a GYN examination, to rule out any other type of infection. ...Read more

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What is better for yeast infection treatment, Monistat 1, (tioconazole) Monistat 3, or Monistat 7?

What is better for yeast infection treatment, Monistat 1, (tioconazole) Monistat 3, or Monistat 7?

They all work: First there was Monistat 7, then 3 and now 1.Monistat 1 (tioconazole) is more convenient and works and is preferred by many. Single application treatment is preferable to 3 or 7 days treatment. ...Read more

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When should burning and itching go away while using Monistat 7 day treatment? How do I know it's working? I'll be doing dose 3 tonight. No difference

When should burning and itching go away while using Monistat 7 day treatment? How do I know it's working? I'll be doing dose 3 tonight. No difference

May need eval: If you have NO relief of symptoms, you should see your doc for evaluation. You may not have a yeast infection, but another type of infection that is not being properly treated. It is also possible, but unlikely, that you have infection with a type of yeast that is not treated with monistat. ...Read more

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Is it advisable to use Monistat 7 three weeks after giving birth?

Is it advisable to use Monistat 7 three weeks after giving birth?

Yes you can: Yes you can use Monistat 7 3 weeks after giving birth. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use Monistat 7 three weeks after giving birth?

Is it safe to use Monistat 7 three weeks after giving birth?

Not a good idea.: I would rather you take oral Fluconazole during the postpartum period for fear of ascending infections reaching your uterus. ...Read more

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I used Monistat 3 for a yeast infection, I've finished the three days of medicine, now I have some yellow discharge, wondering what that could mean/if that's common?

Infection? STD?: Sounds like you didn't have a yeast infection, or yeast plus something else. Vaginal yeast infections usually cause scant white discharge, or none at all; the main symptom is itching and irritation, not discharge. Colored discharge usually indicates other kinds of infections, especially STDs. Assuming you are sexually active and possibly at risk see a doctor soon for exam and testing. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can men use Monistat 7?

Can men use Monistat 7?

Monistat: This a vaginal medication, but you could apply it to the surface of the skin if so desired. ...Read more

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How to know if I need monistat-7?

How to know if I need monistat-7?

Do you have a yeast: Infection? Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent.
Your doctor can diagnose accurately. ...Read more

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Can I use Monistat 7 during the day?

You could but: Remember using it during that day may create issues because you will be wiping the area after going to the bathroom. This may make it less effective. Even secretions and gravity effects from being upright might slightly compromise how effective the treatment is, though probably minimally in this case. ...Read more

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Monistat 7 should men use all 7 days?

Monistat 7 should men use all 7 days?

Yeast infection: Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. ...Read more

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Can I use Monistat 3 if it is expired?

Yes: Unofficially, most medications are still good for about a year after expiration. In this case, the medication just might not be as effective ...Read more

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How long does Monistat 3 take to work?

Monistat 3: Monistat 3 – notify your doctor if symptoms have not improved within 3 days or have not resolved within seven days. ...Read more

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Can I use a 1 month expired Monistat 7?

No problem: It should be entirely safe and effective. Drug expiration dates are very conservative; most remain just fine for several years, assuming they aren't stored in an especially hot place, like a car glove compartment. ...Read more

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How long does it take Monistat 7 to work?

Yeast Infection: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Can I still use Monistat 7 if its expired?

Are we talking: 10 days expired or 10 years expired. Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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When do you know if Monistat 7 or other is best?

Experience: The only way I know of is by how well it works for a given individual. ...Read more

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Can you tell me when does Monistat 7 start working?

Monistat: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised. ...Read more

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What to do if I been using Monistat 7 and ran out on day 6?

What to do if I been using Monistat 7 and ran out on day 6?

Don't worry if used6d: It may still have done the job, but if the symptoms come back repeat with Monistat 1 (tioconazole). ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could stop taking Monistat 7 after the 1st day?

7 day treatment.: If you want it to work as it intended you should finish 7 day therapy. If you stop it, and you have a yeast infection, it could come back. ...Read more