Monistat treats vaginal yeast infections. Apply only as directed.

Monistat Overview


Monistat is an over the counter medication used to treat vaginal yeast infections in adults and children 12 years of age and older. Monistat belongs to a group of drugs called antifungals. These work by stopping the growth of yeast (fungus) that causes the infection.

Common side effects of Monistat include itching, burning and irritation of the skin. 


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  • Other
  • Aspergillosis
  • Candidiasis, Cutaneous
  • Candidiasis, Vulvovaginal
  • Mycoses
  • Tinea Pedis

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Uses of Monistat

Monistat is an over the counter antifungal medicine used to treat fungal (yeast) infections of the vagina. 

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.



Monistat Drug Class

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Side Effects of Monistat



Monistat Precautions

Do not use Monistat if you are allergic to Monistat

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