Gyne-Lotrimin is a brand name of Clotrimazole . Women with vaginal yeast infection have tried over-the-counter treatment and it is usually the most recommended medications. Aside from killing the Candida yeast that cause the vaginal infection, Gyne-Lotrimin is grease-less and so comfortable to apply; it doesn’t leave any stain on the clothes, too. It can effectively treat vaginal yeast infection and gives soothing the relief to itching and irritation.
Formulation and Dosage
You have two options for use of Gyne-Lotrimin treatment.
- 45g (1.5oz) Tube of Vaginal Cream contains 1% Clotrimazole active ingredient and applicator for a 7-Day Therapy. It is also available for 3-day treatment with 2% Clotrimazole.
- Tablets are sold as Gyne-lotrimin 3 with 200mg Clotrimazole. The tablet is inserted into the vagina and let dissolve. This treatment is good for 3 days.
Product warnings are included to minimize any serious side effects while using this medicine. If you have abdominal pain, fever, or foul-smelling discharge, do not use the product. Consult your doctor immediately because the symptoms may be caused by other infections.
While using Gyne-Lotrimin , do not use tampons, douches, spermicides or other vaginal. To preserve the efficacy of this medication, use unscented sanitary napkins for your menstrual period.
The efficacy of any medication depends on how you use the product according to its prescription.
- Always use this drug according to dosage prescribed by your doctor.
- For self-medication, read the package label for the dosage instruction.
- Gyne-Lotrimin is STRICTLY for vaginal use only. Do not use orally or rectally.
- Use the applicator/applicators that come with the product. If it comes with a single applicator, wash the applicator each time you use it; however, some are packed with 7 disposable applicators to be used and disposed of for 7-day treatment.
- Wash hands every after using the medicine.
- For effective relief of your yeast infection, apply Gyne-Lotrimin for the full course of treatment. Do not skip or stop even after you noticed some relief or improvement a few days after treatment.