Monistat vs Vagisil

Monistat
(Rx)
Vagisil
(OTC)
Monistat is a vaginal product and a skin medication.
Vagisil is a skin medication and a vaginal product.
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
4.1
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Yeast Infection
2.6
Concern level
1.4
Helpfulness
for Yeast Infection
4.3
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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June 30, 1999
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
43,438 Discussions
10,708 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
Vagisil is approved for Itching and Yeast Infection and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Mon
Spotting
4
Bleeding
4
Cramping
3
Nausea
1
Depression
1
Vaginal Discharge
1
Migraines
1
Ear Infection
1
Vulvodynia
1
Weight Gain
1
Vag
Vaginal Dryness
2
Cramping
1
Cancer
1
Tingling
1
Weight Gain
1
Vulvodynia
1
Fever
1
Painful Sex
1
Vomiting
1
Cough
1
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Monistat
Mon
Vagisil
Vag
Spotting
Mon
Vag
4
0
Bleeding
Mon
Vag
4
0
Cramping
Mon
Vag
3
1
Nausea
Mon
Vag
1
0
Depression
Mon
Vag
1
0
Vaginal Discharge
Mon
Vag
1
0
Migraines
Mon
Vag
1
0
Ear Infection
Mon
Vag
1
0
Vulvodynia
Mon
Vag
1
1
Weight Gain
Mon
Vag
1
1
Vaginal Dryness
Vag
Mon
2
0
Cramping
Vag
Mon
1
3
Cancer
Vag
Mon
1
0
Tingling
Vag
Mon
1
0
Weight Gain
Vag
Mon
1
1
Vulvodynia
Vag
Mon
1
1
Fever
Vag
Mon
1
0
Painful Sex
Vag
Mon
1
0
Vomiting
Vag
Mon
1
0
Cough
Vag
Mon
1
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 Vagisil 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 Vagisil and alcohol.
Method of use
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Ointment, 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
Cream: 5%-2%, 20%-3%
Powder:
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
Mineral Oil/Starch, Benzocaine/Resorcinol, Benzocaine/Resorcinol/Aloe Vera/Vitamin E Acetate/Vit A&D, Lidocaine, Pramoxine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Monistat and Vagisil: 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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