butoconazole nitrate


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butoconazole nitrate

(byo͞o′tə-kŏn′ə-zōl′)
n.
An antifungal agent used primarily as a topical cream in the treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis.

butoconazole nitrate

[byo̅o̅′təkō′nəzōl]
an intravaginal antifungal cream.
indications It is prescribed for the treatment of vulvovaginal fungal infections caused by Candida species.
contraindications Its use is contraindicated during the first trimester of a pregnancy.
adverse effects Adverse reactions include vulvar and vaginal burning and itching.

butoconazole nitrate (byōōtəkon´əzōl´ nī´trāt),

n brand name: Femstat;
drug class: antifungal;
action: binds sterols in fungal cell membrane, which increases permeability;
use: treatment of vulvovaginal infections caused by
Candida.
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Healthcare supplier Perrigo Company (Nasdaq:PRGO) (Nasdaq:TASE) reported on Tuesday the receipt of final approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for its abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) for butoconazole nitrate 2% vaginal cream.
Reportedly, KV Pharmaceutical Company filed a suit on 29 July 2010 in the US District Court for the District of Delaware, alleging patent infringement to prevent Perrigo from proceeding with the commercialisation of butoconazole nitrate.
Femstat 3 made the switch to over-the-counter status with butoconazole nitrate 2% as its main ingredient.