Treating vaginal yeast infections.
Butoconazole Cream is an antifungal agent. It works by weakening the cell wall of sensitive fungi, causing the cell contents to leak. This kills the fungi.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Butoconazole Cream. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Butoconazole Cream. However, no specific interactions with Butoconazole Cream are known at this time.
Ask your health care provider if Butoconazole Cream may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Butoconazole Cream as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Butoconazole Cream.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Burning, itching, soreness, or swelling in or around the vagina not present before using Butoconazole Cream.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); pain or cramping in the stomach or pelvic area.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately. Butoconazole Cream may be harmful if swallowed.Proper storage of Butoconazole Cream:
Store Butoconazole Cream at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C). Brief storage at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Keep Butoconazole Cream out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Butoconazole Cream. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.