I started using Monistat 3 today and I have read

Patient : I started using Monistat 3 today and I have read that Monistat 7 can be more effective. Can I switch?
Doctor :   Hello. Welcome to Ask The Doctor. We are here to help you. I suppose you are taking Monistat for the purpose of vagi nal fungal infection. It hardly matters that which Monistat you take as the effect is almost the same because the Single dose Monistat has higher concentration as compared to 3 or 7 day Monistat. Monistat is a one-day, one-dose product and the medication dose concentration is the highest compared to Monistat 3 and 7. Monistat 3 is a three-day, three-dose product that has a lower concentration of medication per dose. Monistat7 is a seven-day, seven-dose product that contains the lowest concentration of medication per dose. However, all three products are similarly effective in curing yeast infections in the same amount of time. So if you have started Monistat3 you should be continuing it. Share my opinion with your doctor. Stay Healthy

Related Q&A

Q: It started yesterday in my outer Nostril fist it was red, dry then watery with pus . Then today it's yellowish swoll...

Q: 3 weeks ago I had throat infection and i took antibiotics but when the antibiotics finished my throat pain kept conti...

Q: Hello, I am currently a paramedic student working in South Africa. I had an incident when changing over a fluid bag ...

Q: Need help with CT scan, it says defined streaky opactiy with associated loss volume and clustered tree in bud nodules...

Q: I'm worried my tongue is not normal in color and panicking I have a disease I just had blood work and came back all g...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews