Table 5.

1998 CDC recommended regimens for uncomplicated vulvovaginal candidiasisa

Intravaginal agents
 Butoconazole 2% cream 5 g intravaginally for 3 daysb,c
or
 Clotrimazole 1% cream 5 g intravaginally for 7–14 daysb,c
or
 Clotrimazole 100-mg vaginal tablet for 7 daysb
or
 Clotrimazole 500-mg vaginal tablet, one tablet in a single applicationb
or
 Miconzole 2% cream 5 g intravaginally for 7 daysb,c
or
 Miconazole 200 mg vaginal suppository, one suppository daily for 3 daysb,c
or
 Miconazole 100 mg vaginal suppository, one suppository daily for 7 daysb,c
or
 Nystatin 1000,000-unit vaginal tablet, one tablet daily for 14 days
or
 Tioconazole 6.5% ointment 5 g intravaginally in a single applicationb,c
or
 Terconazole 0.4% cream 5 g intravaginally for 7 days,b
or
 Terconazole 0.8% cream 5 g intravaginally for 3 days,b
or
 Terconazole 80 mg vaginal suppository, one suppository daily for 3 daysb
Oral agent
 Fluconazole 150 mg oral tablet, one tablet in single dose
  • a Adapted from reference36.

  • b These creams and suppositories are oil based and might weaken latex condoms and diaphragms. Refer to condom product labeling for additional information.

  • c Over-the-counter preparation.