In this drug factsheet:DIN (Drug Identification Number)
|00894729 ||TERAZOL 7 VAGINAL CREAM 0.4%|
How does this medication work? What will it do for me?
Terconazole belongs to the family of medications called antifungals. It is used to treat vaginal yeast infections. It works by stopping the growth of the fungus responsible for the infection.
This medication may be available under multiple brand names and/or in several different forms. Any specific brand name of this medication may not be available in all of the forms or approved for all of the conditions discussed here. As well, some forms of this medication may not be used for all of the conditions discussed here.
Your doctor may have suggested this medication for conditions other than those listed in these drug information articles. If you have not discussed this with your doctor or are not sure why you are being given this medication, speak to your doctor. Do not stop using this medication without consulting your doctor.
Do not give this medication to anyone else, even if they have the same symptoms as you do. It can be harmful for people to use this medication if their doctor has not prescribed it.
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How should I use this medication?
Vaginal cream: Insert one full applicator of vaginal cream into the vagina at bedtime for 7 consecutive nights. In addition, apply a thin layer of vaginal cream directly to the vulva and massage it in gently.
Many things can affect the dose of medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. If your doctor has recommended a dose different from the ones given here, do not change the way that you are using the medication without consulting your doctor.
It is very important that this medication be used exactly as prescribed. Finish all of the prescribed medication even if you start feeling better. If a dose is missed, apply it as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not apply a double dose to make up for a missed one. If you are not sure what to do after missing a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
Store this medication at room temperature and keep it out of the reach of children.
Do not dispose of medications in wastewater (e.g. down the sink or in the toilet) or in household garbage. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medications that are no longer needed or have expired.
What form(s) does this medication come in?
Terazol 7 Vaginal Cream
Each g of white-to-off-white, water washable cream contains terconazole 0.4%. Nonmedicinal ingredients: butylated hydroxyanisole, cetyl alcohol, isopropyl myristate, polysorbate 60, polysorbate 80, propylene glycol, purified water, and stearyl alcohol.
Terazol 3 Dual-Pack Package is no longer being manufactured for sale in Canada. For brands that may still be available, search under terconazole. This article is being kept available for reference purposes only. If you are using this medication, speak with your doctor or pharmacist for information about your treatment options.
Who should NOT take this medication?
Terconazole should not to be used by anyone allergic to terconazole or to any of the ingredients of the medication.