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What should I know about butoconazole before using it?

Butoconazole vaginal cream contains mineral oil as an inactive ingredient and may affect the performance of latex condoms or diaphragms. Use other forms of birth control while using butoconazole and for three days after its use. You should avoid becoming pregnant while taking butoconazole. It is not known if butoconazole is passed through breast milk. Breastfeeding women should discuss the risks and benefits of using butoconazole with their doctor. While using butoconazole you should wear loose-fitting, natural fiber undergarments. Avoid underwear and panty hose that do not allow for air to circulate. You should not use butoconazole if you have certain medical conditions, such as a fever, stomach pain, a smelly vaginal discharge, diabetes, HIV infection or other immune system disorders. Certain antibiotics and vitamins can have a negative interaction with butoconazole. Discuss with your doctor any medications or supplements you may be taking.

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