Terconazole is a prescription medication used to treat vaginal yeast infections. Terconazole belongs in a class of antifungal medications called azoles. These work by slowing the growth of fungi and yeast that cause infection.
This medication comes in a cream or suppository to be inserted into the vagina and is usually used once daily at bedtime for 3 or 7 consecutive days.
Common side effects of terconazole include headache, painful menstrual periods, and vaginal burning and itching.
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Uses of Terconazole
Terconazole is a prescription medication used to treat yeast infections of the vagina caused by the fungus Candida albicans.
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Terconazole Brand Names
Terconazole Drug Class
Terconazole is part of the drug class:
Side Effects of Terconazole
Serious side effects have been reported with terconazole. See the "Drug Precautions" section.
Common side effects of terconazole include the following:
- painful menstrual periods
- stomach pain
- vaginal burning
- vaginal itching
This is not a complete list of terconazole 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.