Brand: Monistat, Monistat 3
Generic: Miconazole Nitrate Vaginal Suppository
Monistat is a drug used in the treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis (moniliasis). This drug is available as a vaginal suppository containing miconazole nitrate 200 milligrams in 1 suppository.
You should read the product information leaflet before using this medication. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
This medication should be inserted into the vagina as a vaginal suppository. Follow the instructions in the package insert.
Your dosage is based on your medical condition and the way you will respond to treatment.
If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. Continue to use it as prescribed by your doctor or as stated on the package label.
Monistat may interact with medications such as:
- Corticosteroids such as:
- Drugs that suppress the immune system such as:
- or Methotrexate
There are no side effects known aside from a possible allergic reaction in people who have previous or unknown hypersensitivity to the drug.
Watch out for signs of allergic reactions such as: