Which Monistat is best for yeast infection while pregnant?

Which Monistat is best for yeast infection while pregnant?

For patients who are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, recommend MONISTAT® 7 for vaginal yeast infection. MONISTAT® 7 meets CDC Guidelines for treating vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) in pregnant women.

What do they prescribe for yeast infection while pregnant?

What’s the best way to treat a yeast infection during pregnancy?

  • Clotrimazole (Mycelex, Lotrimin AF)
  • Miconazole (Monistat 3)
  • Terconazole.

Is Monistat 3 safe while pregnant?

Yes, you can use Monistat during pregnancy. Monistat is the brand name of the antifungal drug miconazole, which is commonly used to treat vaginal yeast infections.

Is Monistat 1 safe while pregnant?

The CDC and health professionals recommend a 7-day vaginal cream for a yeast infection during pregnancy. The FDA issued a warning about the oral medication fluconazole (Diflucan®) in 20162. Using topical antifungal treatments like MONISTAT® during pregnancy is recommended.

Can Monistat cause birth defects?

Since topical and vaginal miconazole and clotrimazole are not well absorbed, they are unlikely to be a concern for the pregnancy. Most studies have shown that miconazole or clotrimazole at low doses (<400 mg/day) does not increase the chance of birth defects.

Can a pregnant woman use Monistat 3?

Can Monistat 3 cause miscarriage?

Miscarriage can occur in any pregnancy. One study found a small increased chance for miscarriage with miconazole and clotrimazole, but there were several problems with this study that could have affected the results. Other studies have not found that miconazole or clotrimazole increases the chance for miscarriage.

Is Monistat ovule safe during pregnancy?

Official Answer. Yes, you can use Monistat during pregnancy. Monistat is the brand name of the antifungal drug miconazole, which is commonly used to treat vaginal yeast infections.