Vaginal Infection Treatments
VAGINAL INFECTION TREATMENTS
Generic Brand Form Dosing Regimen
VULVOVAGINAL CANDIDIASIS
butocon
azole
Gynazole‑1 Rx 2% vaginal crm 1 applicatorful once
clotrim
azole
OTC 1%, 2% vaginal crm 1 applicatorful at bedtime for 3 nights (2% crm) or 7 nights (1% crm)
flucon
azole
Diflucan Rx 150mg oral tab 150mg once
micon
azole
Monistat 1 Combination Pack OTC 1200mg vaginal insert + 2% topical crm 1 insert once at bedtime; apply topical crm twice daily as needed for up to 7 days
Monistat 3 Cream OTC 4% vaginal crm 1 applicatorful daily at bedtime for 3 nights
Monistat 3 Combination Pack OTC 200mg vaginal supp + 2% topical crm 1 supp, 1 insert, or 1 applicatorful (4% crm) daily at bedtime for 3 nights; apply topical crm twice daily as needed for up to 7 days
Monistat 3 Cream Combination Pack OTC 4% vaginal crm + 2% topical crm
Monistat 3 Insert Combination Pack OTC 200mg vaginal insert + 2% topical crm
Monistat 7 Cream OTC 2% vaginal crm 1 applicatorful daily at bedtime for 7 nights
Monistat 7 Cream Combination Pack OTC 2% vaginal crm + 2% topical crm 1 applicatorful daily at bedtime for 7 nights; apply topical crm twice daily as needed for up to 7 days
nystatin Nystatin 
Vaginal 
Tablets
Rx 100,000 Unit vaginal tabs 1 tab via applicator once daily for 14 nights
tercon
azole
Rx 0.8% vaginal crm 1 applicatorful or supp at bedtime for 3 nights
80mg vaginal supp
0.4% vaginal crm 1 applicatorful at bedtime for 7 nights
tiocon
azole
Monistat 1 Vaginal Ointment OTC 6.5% vaginal oint 1 applicatorful once at bedtime
Vagistat‑1 OTC 6.5% vaginal oint 1 applicatorful once
BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS
clinda
mycin
Cleocin Vaginal Cream Rx 2% vaginal crm 1 applicatorful for 3−7 nights; in 2nd or 3rd trimester of pregnancy use for 7 nights
Cleocin Vaginal Ovules Rx 100mg vaginal supp 1 supp for 3 nights
Clindesse Rx 2% vaginal crm 1 applicatorful once
metronid
azole
Flagyl ER Rx 750mg oral tab 750mg once daily for 7 days
MetroGel Vaginal Rx 0.75% vaginal gel 1 applicatorful once or twice daily for 5 days
Nuvessa Rx 1.3% vaginal gel 1 applicatorful once daily at bedtime
Vandazole Rx 0.75% vaginal gel 1 applicatorful once daily at bedtime for 5 days
sulfanil
amide
AVC Rx 15% vaginal crm 1 applicatorful once or twice daily for 30 days; avoid after 7th month of pregnancy
tinid
azole
Tindamax Rx 500mg oral tab 2g once daily for 2 days or 1g once daily for 5 days
NOTES

All products are for use on consecutive nights unless otherwise noted. Complete relief may take up to 7 days.

Not an inclusive list of medications, official indications, and/or dosing details. Please see drug monograph at www.eMPR.com and/or contact company for full drug labeling.

(Rev. 9/2019)

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