Canterbury DHB

Context

Candidal Vulvovaginitis

Pathogens

Drug Treatment

Empiric

clotrimazole

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One applicatorful PV nocte for 3 nights (2% cream) or

 

One applicatorful PV nocte for 6 nights (1% cream)

OR, if topical treatment is not tolerated or oral therapy preferred:

fluconazole

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PO 150 mg stat

Non-albicans species, consult Sexual Health/Infectious Diseases/Clinical Microbiology/Obstetrics and Gynaecology and give

nystatin

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One applicatorful PV once or twice a day for 7 days (100,000 units per 5 g cream)

Information about this Canterbury DHB document (99240):

Document Owner:

Not assigned (see Who's Who)

Last Updated:

May 2019 (Obstetrics and Gynaecology)

Next Review Due:

May 2022

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Topic Code: 99240