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Medications for Vaginal Yeast Infection

Drugs associated with Vaginal Yeast Infection

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Vaginal Yeast Infection: This is a vaginal infection caused most commonly by the fungal organism, Candida albicans.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Diflucan Rx C N 54 reviews
6.0

Generic name: fluconazole systemic

Drug class: azole antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
fluconazole Rx C N 155 reviews
7.0

Generic name: fluconazole systemic

Brand name:  Diflucan

Drug class: azole antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Gyne-Lotrimin Rx/OTC B N Add review
10

Generic name: clotrimazole topical

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
clotrimazole Rx/OTC B N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: clotrimazole topical

Brand names:  Gyne-Lotrimin, Clotrimazole-3, Mycelex, Gyne-Lotrimin 3 Day, FungiCURE Pump Spray

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives, topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
nystatin Rx C N 7 reviews
5.0

Generic name: nystatin topical

Brand names:  Nystop, Mycostatin Topical, Nyamyc, Pedi-Dri, Pediaderm AF

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Monistat 7-Day Combination Pack Rx/OTC N N 36 reviews
3.0

Generic name: miconazole topical

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Clotrimazole-3 Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: clotrimazole topical

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
miconazole Rx/OTC N N 526 reviews
3.0

Generic name: miconazole topical

Brand names:  Monistat 7-Day Combination Pack, Monistat 3-Day Combination Pack, Monistat 1-Day Ovule Combination Pack, Monistat 1-Day or Night Combination Pack, M-Zole 3, Micon 7, Monistat 7, Vagistat-3

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives, topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Monistat 3-Day Combination Pack Rx/OTC N N 43 reviews
4.0

Generic name: miconazole topical

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Sporanox Rx C N 4 reviews
10

Generic name: itraconazole systemic

Drug class: azole antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Nystop Rx C N 1 review Add

Generic name: nystatin topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
terconazole Rx C N 39 reviews
7.0

Generic name: terconazole topical

Brand names:  Terazol, Terazol 7, Terazol 3, Zazole

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
ketoconazole Off Label Rx C N X 4 reviews
7.0

Generic name: ketoconazole systemic

Drug class: azole antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
Mycostatin Topical Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: nystatin topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Monistat 1-Day Pre-Filled Applicator OTC C N 426 reviews
5.0

Generic name: tioconazole topical

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
Mycelex Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: clotrimazole topical

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives, topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Terazol Rx C N 3 reviews
7.0

Generic name: terconazole topical

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Nyamyc Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: nystatin topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Gyne-Lotrimin 3 Day Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: clotrimazole topical

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
itraconazole Rx C N 4 reviews
10

Generic name: itraconazole systemic

Brand names:  Sporanox, Onmel, Sporanox PulsePak

Drug class: azole antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Monistat 1-Day Ovule Combination Pack Rx/OTC N N 6 reviews
3.0

Generic name: miconazole topical

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Pedi-Dri Rx C N 1 review
8.0

Generic name: nystatin topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Pediaderm AF Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: nystatin topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Terazol 7 Rx C N 1 review
10

Generic name: terconazole topical

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
FungiCURE Pump Spray Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: clotrimazole topical

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives, topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
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Alternative treatments for Vaginal Yeast Infection

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Vaginal Yeast Infection. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Vaginal Yeast Infection.

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

Synonym(s): Candidiasis, Vaginal; Monilial vaginitis; Thrush; Thrush, Vaginal; Vaginal Candidiasis; Vaginal Thrush; Yeast Infection, vaginal

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