Butoconazole

Antifungals , Drugs , Topical Preparations / September 21, 2016

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

Composition:

Butoconazole nitrate…………20 mg

Properties:

 

Indications:

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

Contraindicatons:

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:

Pregnancy
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.

Lactation
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.

Notes:

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.

Packaging:

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

Storage:

Store between 15-25°C.

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