Mycelex-g is an azole antifungal drug, indicated to prevent fungus from growing. It’s often used to treat a number of yeast infections and can also be prescribed for purposes, not mentioned in the article. Clotrimazole is an active ingredient of the drug, which helps to stop the growth and spreading of fungi.
Patient Safety Information
The medication should be used during the whole prescribed period of treatment. Your symptoms will improve only when the infection is completely cured. Avoid the medicine getting into your eyes, mouth or nose.
Do not wear tight-fitting or synthetic clothes. Instead, opt for loose clothing and natural fabrics. Do not increase or reduce the amount of indicated medicine. Do not take it longer than prescribed.
Do not use the medicine if you are allergic to it. If you are suffering from yeast infection for the first time and want to start treatment with Mycelex-g, it’s better to consult your healthcare specialist. Avoid using medication if you suffer from the following problems:
HIV or AIDS
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant before administering the medication. Certainly, mention if you are currently breastfeeding. The drug should be not used by children who are less than 12 years old.
Mycelex-g should be applied the way your doctor has prescribed. Carefully read all the directions on the label. If you do not understand something, contact your pharmacist or doctor for more detailed information. Wash your hands each time you use the drug.
Insert a pill, cream or suppository into your vagina using an applicator. Continuously use the medicine, even during menstruation. Use a sanitary napkin to prevent the drug from staining the clothes, but do not use a tampon in such a case. If the infection doesn’t disappear after a full course of treatment and you experience complications, you should definitely see your doctor. Clean the infected skin area with soap and dry it before applying the drug. Typically, Mycelex-g is applied 2 times a day during the period of 4 weeks. You’ll be able to notice a significant difference in a month.
It’s recommended to use a condom to avoid infection spreading to your partner. Your doctor may ban using douches and other vaginal creams while being treated with the medication.
Stop using the medicine if you experience the following side effects:
Closing of the throat;
Swollen face, lips or tongue;
Common side effects include:
Stinging around vaginal area;
Other adverse reactions may occur, and this may depend on your particular case and general health condition.
If you miss taking the drug, take it as soon as you remember. If it’s time to consume your next dose, skip a missed one and continue with your regular treatment schedule. Never use a double dose to catch up.