Butoconazole

Butoconazole treats yeast infection of the vagina. It can be found over the counter as well as a prescription.

Butoconazole Overview

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Butoconazole is a prescription medication used to treat vaginal yeast infections. Butoconazole belongs in a class of antifungal medications called imidazoles. It works by slowing the growth of fungi that cause infection.

This medication comes in a vaginal cream and is usually used once daily at bedtime. 

Common side effects of butoconazole include vaginal burning, irritation, and stomach pain.

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Uses of Butoconazole

Butoconazole is a prescription medication used to treat yeast infections of the vagina. 

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Butoconazole Brand Names

Butoconazole may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Butoconazole Drug Class

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Side Effects of Butoconazole

Serious side effects have been reported with butoconazole. See the "Drug Precautions" section.

Common side effects of butoconazole include the following:

  • vaginal burning 
  • vaginal itching
  • vaginal soreness and swelling
  • pelvic or stomach pain or cramping

This is not a complete list of butoconazole side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.