Mycelex-3 Side Effects
Generic Name: butoconazole topical
Note: This document contains side effect information about butoconazole topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Mycelex-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
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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
Some side effects of Mycelex-3 may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
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- Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives
Other brands: Gynazole-1
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