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Terconazole Cream 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
What are the side effects for terconazole vagina suppositories? And is it suppose to stop itching and burning? And when does the symptoms go away?
Cannot take oral difulcan due to side effects. Prescription terazol (terconazole) 7 cream is irritating me badly. What else is there I can take for yeast infection?
Monastat: Options include 1, 3 or 7 day treatments. Usually available otc at most pharmacies and even grocery stores. ...Read more
Possibly: Yeast infections are not typically contagious. However if you have a yeast infection and your vagina is irritated and raw other stds such as hiv or hepatitis could be spread more easily. Terconazole also can make condoms weaker and could weaken female birth control. I would wait 48 to 72 hours after stopping the medication to have sex. Good luck ...Read more
I use terconazole cream 7days for 4days allready and my vagina still feel the same is that normal?
Talk to your doctor: First, make sure you have a yeast infection because terconazole will only work on yeast and not on bacteria. If it is yeast and the terconazole isn't working then you might need a different medication, probably an oral one. It is important to use hypoallergenic products, for soap, detergent, etc to avoid irritating the area. Low carb/low sugar diet is critical for curing yeast infections. ...Read more
I'm taking terconazole vaginal cream 0.4% & upon inserting an applicatorful it immediately started to ooz out, will it still be effective?
Probably: I'm assuming this is to treat a yeast infection? It is typical for some of the cream to leak out. It's always best for you to insert the medication at night, so that you're lying in bed for the next few hours while it works, and there's minimal leakage. If you finish the course of medicine, however, and are still having symptoms, talk to your doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more
Yes: Safe for useGet a more detailed answer ›
Yeast Rx in pregnanc: Terconazole is rated as class c in pregnancy. There are animal studies that show some adverse effects in pregnancy, but their are no human studies or reports clearly linking terconazole with fetal injury. The risk is likely very low but is unknown. The mayo clinic reports that you can use either Monistat (miconazole) or Clotrimazole cream safely at any time during pregnancy. ...Read more
I am on a three day regimen of terconazole, I had a bowl movement and a lot of cream leaked out, does that mean it will be less effective now?
No: It is common to see the cream come out of your vagina. It still coats the vaginal walls as it leaks out. I suggest you insert the cream at bedtime so you will not get up as often. But it will still leak out. That is expected ...Read more
I had a pretty bad yeast infection. Dr prescribed terconazole. 4. but now a a short 2 wks later. I'm having the same symptoms. So im using the cream ag?
Re-evaluation: You should see your physician for re-evaluation. A different medication may be needed. ...Read more
No need, no worry: You do not need to clean out your vagina. Indeed, vaginal cleaning (douching) is potentially harmful and almost never necessary. The vagina is self cleaning. You can resume sex whenever you feel like it. (However, it's a bit puzzling that your doctor prescribed terconazole without symptoms. Apparently she thought you had a yeast infection, however.) ...Read more
I've been using terconazole 4% cream for 2 days. It's not working. Can I switch to Monistat 3 mid treatment?
Using terconazole vaginal cream 0.4% only at night but it makes my vagina itch inside I can't get relief is that normal?
Can I use terconazole cream. 8% in 7th week of pregnancy? It states not recommended by manufacturer in 1st trimester. Thank you.
Is terconazole vaginal cream 3day regimen 0.8% suppose to leak back out? Does this mean the product isn't working? How is it suppose to treat yeast?
Normal: That is leaks out is often normal and does not indicate efficacy one way or the other. Your improvement of symptoms or lack of improvement, how you are doing, sometimes physical exam determine if treatment is working. ...Read more
I finished using terconazole cream 0.8% with 3 applicators and I want to know do I clean out my vagina after or what do I do after before having sex?
No need: See the reply to your other post with the same question. No need to clean your vagina. ...Read more
No data to advise...: Currently, there is no data on pediatric use; therefore, this cream can not be specifically recommended for infants. Hypersensitivity reactions can occur and toxic epidermal necrolysis has been reported with the use of this medication. The obvious concern is how much of the drug is absorbed through the thinner skin of babies, and would the adverse effects be worse due to baby's smaller body size. ...Read more
Can you use terconazole 0.8% vaginal cream while breastfeeding? They prescribed it to me after giving birth.
Yes: As a general rule, any cream or lotion you apply to your skin surface, including this, do not enter the blood in a quantity that could affect your breast milk. ...Read more
How long after taking terconazole vaginal cream 0.4% do you wait to have sex? And how do I know if the infection is gone?
Oh god! I am 22, I have a yeast infection. Monday I began taking terconazole cream, which I've been having nightmares monday-friday since takingthis?
Chill out: Your "oh god! " suggests you are unduly stressed by this. Yeast infections are annoying but very common and not a serious problem. Nightmares have not been reported to be a side effect of terconazole cream. It is likely your nightmares are due to your stress rather than the cream. But there are natural alternatives: see http://earthclinic. Com/cures/yeast_infection. Html. ...Read more