Terazol 7

Generic Name: Terconazole

  • What is Terazol 7?

    Terazol 7 is an antifungal cream used to treat yeast infections of the vulva (external part of female genital organs) and vagina. Terazol 7 is available in a cream and suppositories.

  • What is the most important information I should know about Terazol 7?

    If you experience irritation, fever, chills, or "flu-like" symptoms while you are using Terazole 7, stop using it and do not retreat.

    If your symptoms do not improve, your doctor will perform tests to see if the vaginal infection is caused by other organisms.

    If your partner has any penile itching, redness, or discomfort, he should talk to his doctor and mention that you are being treated for a yeast infection.

  • Who should not take Terazol 7?

    Do not use Terazol 7 if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients.

  • What should I tell my doctor before I take the first dose of Terazol 7?

    Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Terazol 7. Also, talk to your doctor about your complete medical history, especially if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

  • What is the usual dosage?

    The information below is based on the dosage guidelines your doctor uses. Depending on your condition and medical history, your doctor may prescribe a different regimen. Do not change the dosage or stop taking your medication without your doctor's approval.

    Cream
    Adults: Insert 1 applicatorful in your vagina once a day at bedtime for 7 consecutive days.

    Suppository
    Adults: Insert 1 suppository in your vagina once a day at bedtime for 3 consecutive days.

  • How should I take Terazol 7?

    Use Terazol 7 exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use extra doses or use more often without asking your doctor.

    Please review the instructions that came with your prescription on how to properly insert the cream or suppository.

  • What should I avoid while taking Terazol 7?

    Do not wear tight-fitting pants that do not allow air circulation. Wear loose-fitting clothing made of cotton and other natural fibers until the infection is healed.

    Do not have sexual intercourse during treatment with Terazol 7 unless your doctor advises you otherwise.

    Do not use tampons while you are using Terazol 7 because they may absorb this medication.

    Do not douche unless your doctor directed you to do so.

    Do not scratch; scratching can cause more irritation and spread the infection.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Terazol 7?

    No significant interactions have been reported with Terazol 7 at this time. However, always tell your doctor about any medicines you take, including over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

  • What are the possible side effects of Terazol 7?

    Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.

    Side effects may include: body pain; chills; headache; menstrual pain; vaginal burning, irritation, itching

  • Can I receive Terazol 7 if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

    The effects of Terazol 7 during pregnancy and breastfeeding are unknown. Tell your doctor immediately if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

  • What should I do if I miss a dose of Terazol 7?

    If you miss a dose of Terazol 7, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and return to your regular dosing schedule. Do not apply two doses at once.

  • How should I store Terazol 7?

    Store at room temperature.