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What class of medications can treat vaginal fungal infections?

The group of drugs used to treat vaginal fungal infections are called azoles, which is part of the antifungal group of medications that target and treat the fungi that should not be in your body. There are several different kinds of azoles used in these treatments, including butoconazole, clotrimazole, fluconazole and miconazole. Some are used topically while others need to be taken by mouth.

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