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Vagistat (Overview)

Vagistat is a vaginal agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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What's the difference between vagistat (tioconazole) and monistat?

What's the difference between vagistat (tioconazole) and monistat?

Cousins: same family: Both are treatments for yeast. Vagistat is tioconazole: 1 day ointment. Monistat is miconazole: 3 day or 7 day cream. ...Read more

Vagistat (Overview)

Vagistat is a vaginal agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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How effective is vagistat (tioconazole)?

How effective is vagistat (tioconazole)?

OK for yeast: If you are sure you have a vaginal yeast infection, this product can help, don't use it more than once without talking to your doctor. Other infections like bacterial vaginosis or trichomonas can occur, that will not respond to this medication. Carefully follow the directions on the label. ...Read more

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Can you use vagistat (tioconazole) 1 while breast feeding?

Can you use vagistat (tioconazole) 1 while breast feeding?

Yes: Not a problem. You can use it vaginally as prescribed for yeast infections. Some women use it on their breast if they get a skin infection (thrush from baby) ; just wipe it off prior to feeding baby. Take care. ...Read more

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I used the vagistat (tioconazole) then like burn== just a side effect?

Yes: This is a common side effect. So use a little less to see if the burning effect gradually goes away. ...Read more

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How effective is vagistat (tioconazole)?

OK for yeast: If you are sure you have a vaginal yeast infection, this product can help, don't use it more than once without talking to your doctor. Other infections like bacterial vaginosis or trichomonas can occur, that will not respond to this medication. Carefully follow the directions on the label. ...Read more

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Anyone ever had problems with vagistat (tioconazole)?

Yes: Allergic reactions are always possible to either the medication or compounds used with the medication. Also it will not always work. ...Read more

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Vagistat (tioconazole) - anyone else have problems with irritation?

Vagistat (tioconazole) - anyone else have problems with irritation?

This is common: This product may contain alcohol and that is irritating. Many patients complain of this. A prescription drug like terazol (terconazole) may be more effective with less burning. Another choice for vaginal yeast infections is the oral pill diflucan (fluconazole). ...Read more

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I felt burning after I apply the vagistat (tioconazole) is that usual?

This is common: This product may contain alcohol and that is irritating. Many patients complain of this. A prescription drug like terazol (terconazole) may be more effective with less burning. Another choice for vaginal yeast infections is the oral pill diflucan (fluconazole). ...Read more

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What's the difference between vagistat (tioconazole) and monistat?

Cousins: same family: Both are treatments for yeast. Vagistat is tioconazole: 1 day ointment. Monistat is miconazole: 3 day or 7 day cream. ...Read more

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What's the difference between vagistat and Monistat 1 (tioconazole)?

Slight: Vagistat is tioconazole and monistat is miconazole. Both are topical antifunglas often used to treat vaginal yeast infections. Their effectiveness is equivalent. ...Read more

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I used the vagistat (tioconazole) then like burn== just a side effect?

Yes: This is a common side effect. So use a little less to see if the burning effect gradually goes away. ...Read more

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Help! yeast infection and problems with vagistat (tioconazole) dripping out?

Help! yeast infection and problems with vagistat (tioconazole) dripping out?

Mini-pad and Supp.: Alternative vaginal yeast treatments include supppositories, and oral medications. If the yeast creams are used, place them at bedtime, wear a mini-pad, and don't "flood them out" with intercourse during the treatment course. ...Read more

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Can you use vagistat (tioconazole) 1 while breast feeding?

Yes: Not a problem. You can use it vaginally as prescribed for yeast infections. Some women use it on their breast if they get a skin infection (thrush from baby) ; just wipe it off prior to feeding baby. Take care. ...Read more

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After taking vagistat (tioconazole) 1 for my yeast infection, my vagina stared to itch. What does this mean?

After taking vagistat (tioconazole) 1 for my yeast infection, my vagina stared to itch. What does this mean?

It's working: Generally, women with vaginal yeast infections have vaginal itching already and the vagina is quite inflammed. The medication can hurt because that area is already so irritated. ...Read more

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Can using vagistat (tioconazole) for yeast infections affect pregnancy negatively?

Can using vagistat (tioconazole) for yeast infections affect pregnancy negatively?

No: The yeast treatments stay on the surface, and are not absorbed. They don't affect the baby. ...Read more

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Tioconazole (Definition)

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