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Mycelex-3 Side Effects

Generic name: butoconazole topical

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jul 22, 2022.

Note: This document contains side effect information about butoconazole topical. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Mycelex-3.

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.

Genitourinary

Common (1% to 10%): Vulvar/vaginal burning, itching, soreness, swelling; pelvic pain or cramping[Ref]

Local

Frequency not reported: Irritation[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Common (1% to 10%): Abdominal pain or cramping[Ref]

Nervous system

Frequency not reported: Headache[Ref]

Hematologic

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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References

1. 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

2. Brown D Jr, Henzl MR, LePage ME, Tsao LL, Izu AE, Walker KA, Adamson GD, Droegmuller W "Butoconazole vaginal cream in the treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis. Comparison with miconazole nitrate and placebo." J Reprod Med 31 (1986): 1045-8

3. "Butoconazole or vulvovaginal candidiasis." Med Lett Drugs Ther 28 (1986): 68

4. "Product Information. Femstat (butoconazole topical)." Syntex Laboratories Inc (2022):

5. Maloley PA, Nelson E, Montgomery HA, Campbell JR "Severe reversible thrombocytopenia resulting from butoconazole cream." DICP 24 (1990): 143-4

Further information

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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.