Femstat 3 Side Effects
Generic Name: butoconazole topical
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of butoconazole topical. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Femstat 3.
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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2. Ruf H, Vitse M "A comparison of butoconazole nitrate cream with econazole nitrate cream for the treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis." J Int Med Res 18 (1990): 389-99
3. "Butoconazole or vulvovaginal candidiasis." Med Lett Drugs Ther 28 (1986): 68
4. "Product Information. Femstat (butoconazole)." Syntex Laboratories Inc, Palo Alto, CA.
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 Femstat 3 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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- Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives
Other brands: Gynazole-1
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