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Possibky: May have increased itching as med starts to work. ...Read more
Is Ticonazole more effective than Miconazole? Miconazole didn't work. Do you think Ticonazole will?
Probably not: All the "azole" drugs (miconazole, clotrimazole, terconazole, fluconazole, tioconazole, and others) have the same efficacy against yeast. Up to 5-10% of vaginal yeast infections are resistant to them. Speak with your doctor about alternate treatments, e.g. flucytosine, caspofungin, and a few others. You'll need a prescription. Good luck and happy new year! ...Read more
Yes, safely: Miconazole does not enter the blood stream from the vagina to any significant extent and is safe to use during breast feeding. If you are thinking of using it on your nipples, then Clotrimazole (cream) is the same medication used to treat oral thrush in a baby, would be safe to use, and be effective as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer