Monistat vs Tioconazole

Monistat
(Rx)
Tioconazole
(OTC)
Monistat is a vaginal product and a skin medication.
Tioconazole is a vaginal product.
Satisfaction Score
?
3.9
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
No score available
Helpfulness
for Yeast Infection
2.6
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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June 30, 1999
November 21, 2001
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
43,475 Discussions
194 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Rash
#3 for Thrush
Monistat is approved for Yeast Infection and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
Tioconazole is approved for Yeast Infection and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Mon
Spotting
2
Bleeding
2
Cramping
1
Nausea
1
Depression
1
Vaginal Discharge
1
Migraines
1
Ear Infection
1
Vulvodynia
1
Weight Gain
1
Tio
Allergy
10
Bleeding
3
Bacterial Infection
2
Diabetes
2
Headaches
2
Irritability
2
Discomfort
2
Pain Burning
2
Exfoliation
2
Peeling
2
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Monistat
Mon
Tioconazole
Tio
Spotting
Mon
Tio
2
0
Bleeding
Mon
Tio
2
3
Cramping
Mon
Tio
1
0
Nausea
Mon
Tio
1
0
Depression
Mon
Tio
1
0
Vaginal Discharge
Mon
Tio
1
0
Migraines
Mon
Tio
1
0
Ear Infection
Mon
Tio
1
0
Vulvodynia
Mon
Tio
1
0
Weight Gain
Mon
Tio
1
0
Allergy
Tio
Mon
10
0
Bleeding
Tio
Mon
3
2
Bacterial Infection
Tio
Mon
2
0
Diabetes
Tio
Mon
2
0
Headaches
Tio
Mon
2
0
Irritability
Tio
Mon
2
0
Discomfort
Tio
Mon
2
0
Pain Burning
Tio
Mon
2
0
Exfoliation
Tio
Mon
2
0
Peeling
Tio
Mon
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Monistat during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Tioconazole during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Monistat and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Tioconazole and alcohol.
Method of use
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Vaginal Ointment
Dosages
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: 2 % (100 mg)- 2 % (9 gram), 4 % (200 mg)- 2 % (9 gram)
Cream: 2%, 200 mg/5 gram (4 %)
Kit: 200 mg- 2 % (9 gram), 100 mg-2%
Suppository: 100 mg, 200 mg
Ointment: 6.5%
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Miconazole , Miconazole Nitrate/Skin Cleanser Comb No.17
Tioconazole
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Monistat and Tioconazole: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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