Candifem Vaginal Cream

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Medicine Overview of Candifem Vaginal Cream

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Uses of Miconazole Topical

Miconazole Topical is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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How to use Miconazole Topical

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Candifem Vaginal Cream works

Miconazole topical stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.
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Uses of Ornidazole Topical

Ornidazole Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial skin infections
It is used in vaginal infections.
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Side effects of Ornidazole Topical

Common

Dryness, Burn, Irritation, Stinging sensation.

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How to use Ornidazole Topical

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Candifem Vaginal Cream works

Ornidazole topical is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.

In Depth Information on Candifem Vaginal Cream

Expert advice for Miconazole Topical

  • Avoid direct contact of cream/ gel with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Tell your doctor if you are suffering from liver problems, blood disease or if you have been exposed to HIV or if you have stomach, shoulder, or lower back pain, fever, chills, nausea, foul-smelling vaginal discharge or vomiting. 
  • Tell your doctor if you often have vaginal yeast infections (e.g., once a month or 3 in 6 months).
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to miconazole or any of its ingredients. 
  • Do not use if you have kidney or liver problems.
  • Oral gel should not be used in infants <4 months of age.

Expert advice for Ornidazole Topical

  • Tell your doctor if you have any previous history of fits or if you experience unusual numbness of skin.
  • Ornidazole cream is only meant to be applied on the skin of the affected area and should not be consumed orally or instilled into eyes.
  • In case of accidental direct contact with your eyes, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek medical attention if any irritation persists.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to ornidazole or any of its ingredients.
Warnings
Special precautions for Candifem Vaginal Cream
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Candifem Vaginal Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Candifem Vaginal Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Candifem Vaginal Cream via licking.
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Driving
SAFE
Candifem Vaginal Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Candife
m Vaginal Cream in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Candife
m Vaginal Cream in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Candifem Vaginal Cream

Frequently asked questions for Miconazole Topical

Q. Can miconazole/ Monistat be used for conditions for BV (bacterial vaginosis), ring worms, and urinary tract infections?
Yes, miconazole can be used for BV (bacterial vaginosis). It is used for treatment and prevention of fungal infections of the oral cavity, ring worms and superinfections due to gram-positive bacteria. Miconazole can be taken in rare fungal infections of the urinary tract
Q. Does miconazole cause burning sensation?
Yes, burning sensation on the skin and vaginal burning can be seen with use of miconazole
Q. Does miconazole cause dry skin?
No, miconazole is not known to cause drying of skin
Q. Is miconazole safe for babies?
Yes, miconazole topical is safe for babies. It may be used in nappy rashes and oral fungal infections, as advised by the doctor. However, oral gel should not be used in infants < 4 months of age
Q. Is miconazole a steroid?
No, miconazole is not a steroid. It is an imidazole (organic compound) and belongs to the class of antifungal agents
Q. Is miconazole same as ketoconazole?
Both miconazole and ketoconazole are antifungal medicines. However, they are prescribed for different type of fungal infections
Q. Does miconazole work for yeast infections?
Yes, miconazole works for oral and vaginal yeast infections.
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Frequently asked questions for Ornidazole Topical

Q. Is ornidazole topical same as metronidazole?
Ornidazole topical and metronidazole are two different drugs belonging to the same class. However, they may have different indications. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Is ornidazole topical carcinogenic?
There are no reports suggesting the potential of ornidazole to cause cancer.

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