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Terconazole And Pregnancy
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
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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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.
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
Probably yes: Almost certainly this would be safe and effective. But to be entirely certain, call your Ob's office. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
24 hours: 24 hours after the final 3 or 7 day treatment. So as not to "flood out" the medications' benefits. ...Read more
Need a vagina: Since I don't know many men with vaginas, I think it would be difficult for men to use this product since it's designed to be applied intravaginally. ...Read more
Safe: It's safe if used according to instructions. ...Read more
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