Antifungal pessaries are used to treat vaginal thrush. Vaginal thrush is caused by an overgrowth of a fungus known as Candida albicans. This infection causes symptoms such as itching, swelling, and thick, white odourless discharge. These medications will prevent the growth of the fungus and clear the infection. They may contain ingredients such as Clotrimazole or Isoconazole.
Mild stinging, itching and redness may occur at the affected area.
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.
Do check with your healthcare professional if other topical medications can be applied together with this medication
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Then take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take two doses to make up for the missed dose.
Discard this medication within a year after opening unless stated otherwise by the manufacturer
Pack this medication into a black trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing into the rubbish chute or bin.
Signs that you may require further medical attention include:
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