Active ingredients: clotrimazole
What it is used for
For the topical treatment of vaginal candidiasis.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Vaginal
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
White, smooth, homogenous cream.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is Schedule 3: Pharmacist Only Medicine.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient clotrimazole
This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.
Vaginal Thrush (Yeast Infection, Vulvovaginal Candidiasis, VVT, VVC) | myVMC
Vaginal Thrush is a yeast infection of the vagina by Candida albicans. It is associated with medication use and causes a curdy discharge.
Read more on myVMC – Virtual Medical Centre website
Topical treatment for vaginal candidiasis (thrush) in pregnancy | Cochrane
Imidazoles are best but pregnant women may need longer (7 not 4 day) courses. Thrush is a common vaginal infection in pregnancy causing itching and soreness. There is no evidence that this yeast infection harms the baby. Antifungal creams are effective. Imidazoles (such as clotrimazole) are more effective than older treatments such as nystatin and hydrargaphen. Longer courses (7 days) cured more than 90% of women whereas standard (4 day) courses only cured about half the cases.
Read more on Cochrane (Australasian Centre) website