Details About Generic Salt ::  Butocona

Main Medicine Class:: Topical,Antifungal   

(BYOO-toe-KOE-nuh-zole NYE-trate)
Femstat 3
Class: Topical/Antifungal


Drugs Class ::

 Action Increases cell membrane permeability in susceptible fungi.

Indications for Drugs ::

 Indications Local treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis (moniliasis).

Drug Dose ::


NONPREGNANT FEMALES: Intravaginal: 1 applicator (» 5 g) at bedtime for 3 days; may continue up to 6 days if needed. PREGNANT FEMALES: Intravaginal: Use only during second or third trimester, 1 applicator (» 5 g) at bedtime for 6 days.

Contraindication ::

 Contraindications Hypersensitivity to imidazoles.

Drug Precautions ::


Pregnancy: Category C. Lactation: Undetermined. Children: Safety and efficacy not established. Intractable candidiasis: May be symptom of unrecognized diabetes or reinfection; patient should be evaluated carefully. Irritation or sensitization: If this occurs, use is discontinued.


Drug Side Effects ::

 Adverse Reactions

GU: Vulvar/vaginal burning; urinary frequency.

Drug Mode of Action ::  

 Action Increases cell membrane permeability in susceptible fungi.

Drug Interactions ::

 Interactions None well documented.

Drug Assesment ::


  • Obtain patient history, including drug history and any known allergies.
  • Observe for vulvar or vaginal burning or urinary frequency. Notify physician of any signs of tissue changes at site of application.
  • If patient has diabetes, monitor blood sugar and provide necessary interventions to control condition.

Drug Storage/Management ::


  • Open applicator immediately before administration to prevent contamination.
  • Use care not to contaminate applicator during use.
  • With patient in supine position, (at bedtime or while in bed) insert medication high in vagina.
  • Complete full course of therapy even during menstrual period.
  • Store at room temperature. Avoid heat above 40°C (104°F). Do not freeze.

Drug Notes ::

 Patient/Family Education

  • Teach patient correct application technique.
  • Instruct patient to use sanitary napkin to prevent staining clothing.
  • Caution patient to refrain from sexual intercourse or advise partner to use condom to prevent reinfection.
  • Explain importance of informing sexual partner of possible infection and of seeking appropriate medical treatment.
  • Caution patient against using tampons during treatment.
  • Tell patient to notify physician if any of the following symptoms occur after initiation of therapy: Headache; body aches; local irritation, burning or rash; vaginal swelling or discharge; sensitivity to light.

Disclaimer ::

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