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Butoconazole Topical Dosage

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Oct 5, 2022.

Applies to the following strengths: 2%

Usual Adult Dose for Vaginal Candidiasis

Insert 1 applicatorful intravaginally once.

Use: For the local treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

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Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.


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Other Comments

Administration advice:

  • For vaginal use only

Storage requirements:
  • Store at 25C (77F); excursions permitted to 15C to 30C (59F to 86F).
  • Avoid heat above 30C (86F).

  • Diagnosis should be confirmed by KOH smears and/or cultures; if clinical symptoms persist, tests should be repeated to rule out other pathogens, confirm original diagnosis, and rule out other conditions that may predispose patients to recurrent vaginal fungal infections.
  • Safety and efficacy have not been established in pregnant patients.

Patient advice:
  • Read the Patient Package Insert.
  • Do not use rubber or latex products (e.g., vaginal contraceptive diaphragms, condoms) within 72 hours after treatment; mineral oil in the cream may weaken such products.

Further information

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