Oral Medicines for Vaginal Yeast Infections
Why It Is Used
Oral medicines can be used:
- To treat the occasional vaginal yeast infection in women who have a preference for oral treatment.
- To treat a vaginal yeast infection that has not responded to vaginal medicine.
- As a weekly or monthly maintenance or suppressive treatment for 6 months to 1 year, to stop persistent, Reference recurring vaginal yeast infection. All cases of recurring vaginal yeast infections should be confirmed by Reference culture Opens New Window before preventive therapy begins.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: November 5, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Deborah A. Penava, BA, MD, FRCSC, MPH - Obstetrics and Gynecology