terconazole, Terazol, Zazole

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GENERIC NAME: terconazole

BRAND NAME: Terazol 3, Terazol 7

DRUG CLASS AND MECHANISM: Terconazole is an anti-fungal cream and suppository used for treating vaginal yeast infections (Candida). It is related to several other anti-fungal drugs including fluconazole (Diflucan), ketoconazole (Nizoral), itraconazole (Sporanox), miconazole (Micatin, Monistat), and clotrimazole (Lotrimin). It prevents growth of yeast by preventing production of the membranes that surround the yeast cells. The FDA approved terconazole in December 1987.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/27/2014

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