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Dr. Tony Ho Dr. Ho
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Is terconazole suppository safe for pregnancy? I am 22 weeks and had a yeast infection & was prescribe these by a gyn. Could it harm my baby at all?

Dr. Tony Ho Dr. Ho
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Is terconazole suppository safe for pregnancy? I am 22 weeks and had a yeast infection & was prescribe these by a gyn. Could it harm my baby at all?

Should be safe: Terconazole is pregnancy class c due to poor data, but it does not appear to cause birth defects or other problems, even taken orally (systemically). The suppository is far safer because the drug is delivered only to your vaginal walls, and doesn't get systemically absorbed to an appreciable level. Terconazole suppositories are often prescribed to pregnant women with yeast infections. ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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Can I use terconazole cream. 8% in 7th week of pregnancy? It states not recommended by manufacturer in 1st trimester. Thank you.

Can I use terconazole cream. 8% in 7th week of pregnancy? It states not recommended by manufacturer in 1st trimester. Thank you.

Terconazole: If you can wait, it would be nice to have you wait until the end of the first trimester. I have treated patients with terconazole in the first trimester when they are severely inflamed from the yeast infection. ...Read more

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Is terconazole safe to use during 2nd trimester of pregnancy? It's labeled in category c, which scares me.

Is terconazole safe to use during 2nd trimester of pregnancy? It's labeled in category c, which scares me.

Probably: I'm sorry I can't be more definite, but the second trimester is a relatively safe time to take any medication and there a no known issue with this class of medication. Category C simply means there is very little information available, either good or bad. If you have a proven yeast infection and symptoms are severe, it is a reasonable medication. ...Read more

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Can I take terazol (terconazole) 3 during week 12 of pregnancy for a yeast infection?

Probably yes: Almost certainly this would be safe and effective. But to be entirely certain, call your Ob's office. ...Read more

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What is terazol (terconazole)?

What is terazol (terconazole)?

Terconazole: Terazol is the name under which the drug terconazole is dispensed. It is used to treat yeast/fungal infections. ...Read more

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Can you put terconazole on your penis?

Probably: But it's only for yeast. How do you know you have a fungus infection? Shouldn't you ask your doctor. Also, if you have such an infection, your partner needs to be treated simultaneously. ...Read more

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For yeast any terconazole side effects?

For yeast any terconazole side effects?

Yes and no....: For the most part, no problems for most patients. However, it can rarely cause signifcant liver issues, and more importantly, it inhibitis part of the c-p450 ssytem in the liver and can elevate blood levels of many medicines. Let your pharmacist know what you are taking, or your prescribing doctor to make sure you have no interactions. ...Read more

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Terazol (terconazole) 3 side effects minimal?

Yes: Occasionally terconazole will produce burning on urination. Stop using it for allergic reactions - redness, swelling, severe itching. ...Read more

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How many days do I take TERCONAZOLE VAGINAL CREAM 0.4%? 3 or 7?

How many days do I take TERCONAZOLE VAGINAL CREAM 0.4%? 3 or 7?

Usually 3days: For possible yeast infection, use antifungal cream usually 3 days but some women need 7-10d. If symptoms not resolving, consult with us or your MD. ...Read more

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How long after taking terazol (terconazole) do you have to wait to douche?

How long after taking terazol (terconazole) do you have to wait to douche?

Douche: You can douche after one week. Remember, frequent douche, more than once a week, does more harm than good. ...Read more

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It using terconazole cream I go to the bathroom to urine does it still do the same affect?

It using terconazole cream I go to the bathroom to urine does it still do the same affect?

It's fine: I assume you're asking if the use of vaginal yeast cream is okay to have in place when the urinating. The answer is yes. The vagina and the urethra where the urine comes out of are two different places. ...Read more

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Is a white oily and flakey discharge a side effect if terconazole three day ovules I'm exp. This today after using last ovule last night - i?

Is a white oily and flakey discharge a side effect if terconazole three day ovules I'm exp. This today after using last ovule last night - i?

Might be terazole: One who has an oily flaky vaginal d/c while using terconazole ovules, might be extruding the ovule ingredients. One might wait a few days. Oily/flaky discharge should resolve. If not, then see doc. ...Read more

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Can you have intercourse while using terconazole?

Can you have intercourse while using terconazole?

Terconazole: This topical imidazole antifungal is meant to treat candidal vulvovaginitis. There should be no contraindication to having vaginal intercourse while receiving it. In addition, it would be helpful to treat your partner's penis with an antifungal cream so that he does not give the infection back to you after it has been treated. ...Read more

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Terconazole vaginal 0.8% safe during brestfeeding?

Terconazole vaginal 0.8% safe during brestfeeding?

?: safety is unknown in all literature searched, and it is caregory C during pregnancy, meaning: only use if benefit outweighs risks, you can try first clotrimazole vaginal OTC, which is probably safe with breastfeeding as the literature suggests, good luck ...Read more

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After using terconazole 1 day, can I swim in the ocean?

After using terconazole 1 day, can I swim in the ocean?

Can you swim?: I hope so! Are you a good swimmer? Be careful if the surf is high or if there is an undertow. Watch out for sharks! Using terconazole should not have any bearing on this, though it might be best to not swim for a few hours after using it... ...Read more

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How long does it take the 3 terazol (terconazole) to work?

Yeast: 3 terazol (terconazole) reduces yeast population fast. But symptoms of yeast infection may take 3 days to subside. ...Read more

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Terconazole (Definition)

Terconazole is a vaginal agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more