Butoconazole topical Side Effects
For the Consumer
Applies to butoconazole topical: intravaginal cream
Side effects include:
Vulvar/vaginal burning, itching, soreness and swelling, pelvic or abdominal pain or cramping.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to butoconazole topical: vaginal cream
Common (1% to 10%): Vulvar/vaginal burning, itching, soreness, swelling; pelvic pain or cramping[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Irritation[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Abdominal pain or cramping[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Headache[Ref]
Thrombocytopenia developed 1 week after beginning this drug. It resolved slowly over the next few weeks after drug discontinuation.[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Thrombocytopenia[Ref]
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5. Maloley PA, Nelson E, Montgomery HA, Campbell JR "Severe reversible thrombocytopenia resulting from butoconazole cream." DICP 24 (1990): 143-4
Not all side effects for butoconazole topical may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
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