Acidic Vaginal Jelly vaginal

Name: Acidic Vaginal Jelly vaginal

What is Acidic Vaginal Jelly (acetic acid vaginal)?

Acetic acid is a natural acidic substance that is normally found in vinegar.

Acetic acid vaginal (for use in the vagina) is used to increase the acidity inside the vaginal canal.

Acetic acid vaginal may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What is the most important information I should know about Acidic Vaginal Jelly (acetic acid vaginal)?

Follow all directions on your medicine label and package. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use.

How should I use Acidic Vaginal Jelly (acetic acid vaginal)?

Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

Do not take by mouth. Acetic acid vaginal is for use only in the vagina.

Acetic acid vaginal is most commonly used every day, in the morning and in the evening.

Wash your hands before and after using vaginal medication.

Read all patient information, medication guides, and instruction sheets about how to insert the medicine.

Use this medicine only with the applicator provided.

If the applicator will be reused, take it apart and wash it with warm water and mild soap, then dry it completely.

Vaginal solution is usually packaged in single-use disposable bottles and applicator tips.

Do not reuse a disposable douche applicator or bottle.

You can use a sanitary napkin to prevent the medicine from staining your clothing, but do not use a tampon.

Your doctor may also prescribe antibiotic or antifungal medicine to treat your vaginal condition. Keep using all recommended medications for the full prescribed length of time. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared. Skipping doses may also increase your risk of further infection that is resistant to antibiotic or antifungal medication.

Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

What other drugs will affect Acidic Vaginal Jelly (acetic acid vaginal)?

It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on vaginally applied acetic acid. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell each of your health care providers about all medicines you use, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Overdose

If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing, call 911. Otherwise, call a poison control center right away. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.

Notes

No monograph available at this time.

Missed Dose

Consult your pharmacist.

Storage

Consult your pharmacist.

Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Information last revised July 2016. Copyright(c) 2016 First Databank, Inc.

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