What is the medicine for yeast infection?


The treatment for yeast infection typically involves antifungal medication. These medications can be found in various forms, including creams, ointments, tablets, or suppositories. Some examples of commonly used antifungal medications for yeast infection include:

  • Miconazole (Monistat)
  • Clotrimazole (Gyne-Lotrimin)
  • Fluconazole (Diflucan)
  • Terconazole (Terazol)

It is important to note that while some antifungal medications are available over-the-counter, others require a prescription from a healthcare provider. It is also important to follow the instructions on the medication carefully and complete the entire course of treatment even if symptoms improve. If symptoms persist or worsen, it is important to seek advice from a healthcare provider.

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