Can MONISTAT be used externally?
Monistat contains miconazole, an antifungal, and is used vaginally, both internally and externally, to treat yeast infections.
Where do I put my yeast infection cream?
Insert the tablet or the applicator into the vagina as far as it will comfortably go. Slowly press the plunger of the applicator to release the tablet. If you have itching/burning around the outside of the vagina (vulva), apply the skin cream to that area usually twice a day for no more than 7 days.
Does burning after MONISTAT mean its working?
What side effects may occur with MONISTAT® antifungal products? A mild increase in vaginal burning, itching, irritation or headache may occur when the product is used. Abdominal cramping has also been reported.
What is the strongest MONISTAT cream?
Highest Dose MONISTAT® 1 may be the perfect solution for busy women with active lifestyles. This powerful single-dose product is available in the Ovule® form. Contains 1200 mg of miconazole nitrate in one single dose.
Can yeast infection be on the outside?
Vaginal yeast infections (thrush) can cause itching, burning or abnormal vaginal discharge. In many women the external (outer) sex organs such as the labia are inflamed too. Sometimes vaginal yeast infections don’t cause any symptoms at all.
How long do you leave Monistat 3 in?
If you have itching/burning around the outside of the vagina (vulva), apply the skin cream to that area usually twice a day for no more than 7 days. If you are using a product with only the vaginal cream, you may apply a small amount of the vaginal cream to the area.
Why do you use Monistat at night?
The MONISTAT® 1 Ovule® stays in place and can be used day or night, making it a great solution for women who don’t want to wait until bedtime to begin treating their yeast infection, or for those who exercise frequently or engage in high levels of activity.
Can you pee when using Monistat?
Common side effects may include: mild burning or itching; skin irritation around the vagina; or. urinating more than usual.
What if you use Monistat and you don’t have a yeast infection?
If you don’t really have a yeast infection, antifungals won’t help you get better. They can actually prolong the real problem, because while you’ll think you’re treating the issue, the real cause will continue to develop.