Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Mar 23, 2022.
What are other common names?
- Calendula officinalis
- English Garden Marigold
- Fleur de Calendule
- Fleur de Tous les Mois
- Garden Marigold
- Gold Bloom
- Golden Bloom
- Pot Marigold
- Souci des Champs
- Souci des Jardins
- Souci des Vignes
- Souci Officinal
What is this product used for?
Some people use calendula cream in their vagina to help with a yeast infection.
What are the precautions when taking this product?
Always check with your doctor before you use a natural product. Some products may not mix well with drugs or other natural products.
Do not use this product if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant soon. Use birth control you can trust while taking this product.
Do not use this product if you are breastfeeding.
Be sure to tell your doctor that you take this product if you are scheduled for surgery or tests.
Avoid beer, wine, and mixed drinks (alcohol) while taking this product.
This product may cause you to be sleepy. Take extra care driving and doing tasks that you need to be alert for.
Take extra care if you are taking drugs that make you drowsy or help you sleep. These are drugs like lorazepam, phenobarbital, zolpidem, or diphenhydramine.
Take extra care if you are allergic to pollens or plants like ragweed, daisy, aster, marigolds, or chrysanthemums.
Take extra care if you are taking drugs that decrease your immune system. These are drugs like azathioprine, cyclosporine, dexamethasone, methotrexate, and sirolimus.
Take extra care if you are taking drugs for high blood pressure. These are drugs like captopril, atenolol, furosemide, and amlodipine.
Take extra care and check with your doctor if you have:
Immune system problems
Blood pressure problems
What should I watch for?
When do I need to call the doctor?
Signs of a very bad reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Go to the ER right away.
Very bad belly pain
Very bad loose stools
Very bad vaginal itching or itching that lasts for several days
Last Reviewed Date2021-04-21
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