SIDE EFFECTS: This medication may cause burning, stinging or itching of the skin or vagina. If these symptoms persist or get worse, contact your doctor. If your experience any of the following effects, stop using this medication and contact your doctor: stomach cramps, skin rash, hives, headache. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor if you are using a diaphragm as birth control. Some suppositories can interact with the latex in diaphragms. This medication should be used cautiously during pregnancy only if clearly needed. It is not known if this medication appears in breast milk. Consult with your doctor before breast-feeding.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Be sure your doctor knows what medicines you use (both prescription and nonprescription) and if you have any allergies. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly. This medicine may be harmful if swallowed.
NOTES: This medication is prescribed for your current condition only. Do not use it for another infection or share it with someone else. Another infection later on may require a different medication.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, use it as soon as remembered; do not use if it is almost time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store at room temperature away from sunlight.
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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