What is Mycelex
Mycelex is an antifungal medication that is used to treat fungal infections. It is aimed for treating and preventing yeast infections of the mouth and throat.
Side effects of Mycelex
Mycelex can cause the following side effects:
- nausea or stomach upset
- an unpleasant sensation in the mouth
Mycelex is indicated for the local treatment of oropharyngeal candidiasis. The medicine is also indicated prophylactically to decrease the incidence of oropharyngeal candidiasis in patients immunocompromised by conditions that include chemotherapy, radiotherapy or steroid therapy utilized in the treatment of leukemia, solid tumors or renal transplantation.
You should consult the doctor concerning possibility of using this medicine if:
- you have allergies to any ingredient in Mycelex-G vaginal
- this is the first time you have ever had symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection. You should consult your doctor before starting to use this medication
- you have any of the following: a fever, abdominal pain, diabetes, foul-smelling discharge, HIV, or AIDS. You have to consult your doctor
- without initial consultation of to your doctor if you are nursing a baby
- your age is less than 12 years old
- only patient who has a prescription for Mycelex-G vaginal should use this medicine. The drug shouldn’t be shared with other people
This medication is available in different forms: suppository, tablet or cream. It is recommended to discuss the dose with your doctor. The medicine should be inserted into the vagina using the applicator according to directions. You should keep Mycelex at 25 degrees C (77 degrees F). You should protect the medicine from heat, light and moisture.