You might have read about Vagistat and we want to address the purpose and application for this medicine. As the name already might indicate, this medication is used for treating a vaginal yeast infection, also called vaginal candida infection. The name Vagistat is a line of products delivered by the brand Vagisil. Vagisil offers a wide range of products specifically aiming for vaginal care. The product relieves external itching and irritation due to a vaginal yeast infection and aims to treat the vaginal yeast infection. Often components like Tioconazole and Miconazole are part of the product. You will find the components used on the prescription and mostly it’s also indicated on the product itself.
Product line of Vagistat
Vagistat comes in multiple forms. The popular products nowadays are the Vagistat-1, Vagistat-3 and Vagistat-7. The number in the productname is indicating the duration of the treatment. The 1-dose treatment is a strong treatment with the aim to cure the yeast infection with a single dose. It contains a vaginal ointment and a pre-filled applicator.
As you can expect, the 3-dose treatment is a 3 day treatment. It includes 3 suppositories and antifungal cream.
The Vagistat-7 contains a package for a 7 day treatment. It’s a lower dose treatment including 7 applicators, antifungal cream and itch cream for internal and external use.
Note it’s best to consult a doctor first before fighting the vaginal yeast infection, so you are sure this is the right indication and the right treatment for you.
Alternatives For Vagistat
There are some popular alternatives when it comes to treatment of vaginal yeast infections.
- Canesten. Available in multiple forms as external and internal cream, and pessary (a tablet you insert into your vagina).