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Boric Acid Topical Dosage

Medically reviewed on August 22, 2018.

Applies to the following strengths: 5%; 10%

Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Vaginal Candidiasis

Hylafem(R):
Acute infection: 1 capsule insert vaginally using an applicator once a day for 3 days
Chronic infection: 1 capsule insert vaginally using an applicator once a day for 6 days

Uses:
-Treatment of vaginal infection
-Rebalance vaginal pH and restore normal health
-Help relieve internal and external vaginal burning, itching, and irritation
-Help reduce foul odor due to vaginal infection

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

US BOXED WARNING(S):
-For vaginal use only
-Use as directed by a physician
-Do not take orally
-Keep out of reach of children
-If accidentally swallowed, seek medical help or contact poison control immediately

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
-Pregnancy
-Nursing
-Immunocompromised patients
-Open wounds, vaginal bleeding, sores, ulceration, nausea, fever or chills, sensitivity in lower pelvis or abdomen, sexually transmitted disease, pelvic inflammatory disease
-Other health problems such as hypertension or blood vessel disease

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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