Clotrimazole is an antifungal antibiotic that fights infections caused by fungus.
Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Wash your hands before and after using this medication.
Insert the tablet, suppository, or cream into the vagina using the applicator as directed.
Use this medication for the full prescribed length of time, even during your menstrual period. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared. If the infection does not clear up, or if it appears to get worse, see your doctor.
You can use a sanitary napkin to prevent the medication from staining your clothing but do not use a tampon.
If you missed a dose – use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
Use exactly as prescribed by your Health Provider.
Store Femcare vaginal at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C). Brief storage between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Femcare vaginal out of the reach of children and away from pets.
You should not use clotrimazole vaginal if you are allergic to it. Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to use this medicine if you have:
- stomach pain;
- foul-smelling vaginal discharge
- diabetes; or
- HIV or AIDS.
If this is the first time you have ever had symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection, ask your doctor before using clotrimazole vaginal.
It is not known whether clotrimazole vaginal will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medication. Do not use clotrimazole vaginal without medical advice if you are breast-feeding a baby. Do not give this medicine to a child younger than 12 years old without medical advice.
You should not use clotrimazole vaginal if you are allergic to it.
Use this medication for the full prescribed length of time, even during your menstrual period. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.
Avoid wearing tight-fitting, synthetic clothing that doesn’t allow air circulation. Wear clothing made of loose cotton and other natural fibers until the infection is healed.
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, nose, or mouth.
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction:
- hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Less serious side effects are more likely, and you may have none at all.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.