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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
- Shelf 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
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.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
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
Department of Health | Health Advice for Members of Australian Medical Assistance Teams Going to the Asia-Pacific Area
This document provides health advice about personal health protection to persons planning to travel to disaster-affected areas in the Asia-Pacific area as a member of an Australian government health team.
Read more on Department of Health website