Find & Manage Your Patient Assistance Programs
Estimated patient savings $600,000,000.00
Sulfathiazole, Sulfacetamide and Sulfabenzamide vaginal
SULFATHIAZOLE/SULFACETAMIDE/SULFABENZAMIDE - VAGINAL TABLET

Important Note

The following information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. Consult your healthcare professional before using this drug.

SULFATHIAZOLE/SULFACETAMIDE/SULFABENZAMIDE - VAGINAL TABLET

(sull-fuh-THIGH-uh-zole/sull-fuh-SEET-uh-mide/sull-fuh-BENZ-uh- mide)

COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Sultrin

Uses

This medication is an anti-infective used to treat certain vaginal infections.

How To Use

This medication is for vaginal use only. Place one tablet into the applicator provided. Insert the applicator high into the vagina and press the plunger to release the medication. Clean the applicator with warm soapy water and rinse well. A detailed instruction sheet should be provided with the medication. Review the instructions and be sure to ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions. Continue using this medication for as long as prescribed to ensure the infection is cleared. Stopping therapy too soon may result in a re-infection.

Side Effects

This medication may cause vaginal itching or burning. These effects should disappear as your body adjusts to the medication. If they continue or become bothersome, contact your doctor. Notify your doctor if you develop: skin rash, vaginal irritation. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions

Tell your doctor if you have: kidney disease, allergies (especially to antibiotics). This medication should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Since small amounts of this medication are found in breast milk, consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Drug Interactions

Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take. Avoid the use of vaginal douches while taking this medication. This drug may interfere with the effectiveness of birth control pills. Discuss using other methods of birth control with your doctor. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

Overdose

If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. This medicine may be harmful if swallowed.

Notes

This medication is not a contraceptive agent. It is advised to avoid vaginal sexual intercourse during treatment with this medication.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

Storage

Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat and light.