Antifungals , Drugs , Topical Preparations / September 21, 2016

Class: Topical Preparations
Dosage Form: Cream
Description: Antifungal vaginal cream
Stock: Available
Manufacturer: Sabaa


Butoconazole nitrate…………20 mg




Butoconazole vaginal cream is indicated in treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis caused by Candida.


Butoconazole vaginal cream is contraindicatedin patients with a history of hypersensitivity to any of the product ingredients.

Side Effects:

Some patients may experience burning or itching sensation in the vaginal wall.

Dosage and Administration:

The recommended dose of Butoconazole is one full applicator (around 5 grams cream) intravaginally at night.
This amount of cream contains approximately 100 mg butoconazole nitrate.

Pregnancy and Lactation:

In rats administered with 6 mg/kg/day butoconazole intravaginally during the period of organogenesis, there was an increase in resorption rate and a decrease in litter size. No teratogenicity was noted.

It is not known whether this drug is excreted in human milk. Caution should be exercised when butoconazole nitrate is administered to a nursing mother.


If clinical symptoms persist, tests should be repeated to rule out other pathogens, to confirm the original diagnosis and to rule out otehr conditions that may predispose a patient to recurrent vaginal fungal infection.


Carton box containing 5 g aluminum tube of cream and plastic disposable applicator.


Store between 15-25°C.

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