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Doctor insights on: Monistat Warnings And Recalls

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Will expired Monistat work?

Will expired Monistat work?

Most likely: If the package is not disturbed and was not used before, then the potency will probably be good enough to be successfuly at treating the candida that it was designed for. Try it and if you get better, great ! , but if it does not work well then see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can you put Monistat too far in?

Can you put Monistat too far in?

No: The cervix is an effective mechanical and physiologic barrier to items inserted in the vagina. So you will be unable to insert monistate beyond any safe capacity. ...Read more

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Can i take diflycan and monistat?

Yes: Diflucan (fluconazole) and Monistat can be used together if this was what was ordered by your physician. ...Read more

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Can you use Monistat without a diagnosis?

Can you use Monistat without a diagnosis?

Not great idea: It is never a good idea to exposure yourself to medication without a proper diagnosis. When it comes to infectious organisms over exposure to antibiotics and antifungals can develop resistance over time. However since there are many over the counter remedies it is not unusual for patients' to self treat. I would recommend that if you do not get better with one treatment then seek further care. ...Read more

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If Monistat doesn't work what does that mean?

Yeast infections: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised. If you have recurrent (four or more) yeast infections per year or a chronic yeast infection simple treatments may not be adequate. Please see your physician for treatment in that situation. ...Read more

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I wiped out my Monistat 1after day2 will it still work?

I  wiped out my Monistat 1after day2 will it still work?

Removing: Monistat from your vagina will decrease effectiveness. The medication needs to be present to work. ...Read more

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Ok i just started using monistat...do you think that will help?

Ok i just started using monistat...do you think that will help?

Yeast infection: if you truly have a yeast infection, meaning vaginal discharge that is white and cottage cheese like and associated with vulvar inflammation, then using Monistat is a very good idea. Usually the longer courses are better than the 1 or 3 day solutions. ...Read more

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I have a monistat that expired 9/2015 is it ok to still use one??

Should be OK: It's always safest to discard older drugs and use fresh ones, but most drugs are perfectly fine for a long time after their expiration dates and it should be true for Monistat. The date means that potency and side effects haven't been tested for longer times, but usually they are safe and effective much longer if not mishandled, e.g. not sitting on top of a hot radiator. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the Monistat one day medicine to dissolve?

Moni stat 1: M1 can take 3 or 4 days to completely dissolve and many anecdotal posts describe quite a messy discharge and powder residue for days. Since monistat only eradicates one kind of yeast, if the symptoms do not resolve, consult your gynecologist. ...Read more