Generic Name:Miconazole

Tetterine is a prescribed medication used to treat fungal infections and itching. And also it is used to treat vaginal yeast infections. The active ingredient of Miconazole reduces vaginal burning, itching, and discharge that may occur with this condition. This medication is azoles antifungal. It works by stopping the growth of fungus that causes the infection. The vaginal product comes in a vaginal cream or tablet. Some products also come with a skin cream to be applied to the area around the outside of the vagina. Ask your doctor before using this medication for self-treatment if this is your first vaginal infection. This medication only works for vaginal fungal infections. You may have a different type of infection and may need a different medication. If you have fever, chills, flu-like symptoms, stomach/abdominal pain, or a bad-smelling vaginal discharge, do not use this medication. The dusting powder form of the drug is an effective antiperspirant. It is used to treat of severe excessive sweating .It is also used in the treatment of minor fungal infections associated with excessive sweating, for example, Athlete's Foot.

How to Use Tetterine Antifungal Onitment

  • Use Tetterine usually once daily depending on the product used, or as directed by your doctor. If you are using the single dose tablet, it may be used during the daytime or at bedtime.
  • If you are using the drying gel, follow the package instructions on how to fill/use the applicator with the cream. Apply on the affected area as per directions.
  • If you are using Tetterine powder then sprinkle the powder on the affected area or under the arms, armpit and under the knees to absorb more sweat.
  • Your healthcare provider may prescribe Tetterine AF, Tetterine AF Drying Gel, Tetterine AF Lotion or Powder according to your conditions.

Cautions before Use Tetterine Antifungal Onitment

  • Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other azoles antifungal agents such as terconazole, fluconazole or if you have any other allergies.
  • People with a history of immune system problems should avoid this medication.
  • Diabetic patients should be aware before using Monistat.
  • Pregnant women should not use this medicine.

Tetterine Antifungal Onitment Side Effects

The side effects which may arise due to the usage of Tetterine are as follows:

  • Trouble in breathing
  • Swelling of Face , mouth and throat
  • Allergic rash
  • Extreme dizziness
  • Pain in lower abdomen
  • Irritation and Burning sensation in the affected area
  • Headaches

Reactions and Overdose of Tetterine Antifungal Onitment

Medicines that may interact with Tetterine include warfarin. Some products that may increase the risk of vaginal yeast infections include antibiotics, corticosteroids such as prednisone and drugs that suppress the immune system such as cyclosporine, methotrexate. So it is better to talk to the doctor before using this medicine in any cases.

Dangerous overdose affects may rise if swallowed, if this happens the patient must seek medical care.


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