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Old 06-16-2008, 07:45 PM   #1
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Monistsat 3 safe?

The nurse at the OB office said Monistat was safe for pregnancy. Does it matter if it's 7 or 3? I'm assuming not, but making sure.

 
Old 06-16-2008, 08:55 PM   #2
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Re: Monistsat 3 safe?

they advised me to take monistat 7. don't know the reason but it did the job.

 
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Old 06-16-2008, 09:42 PM   #3
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Re: Monistsat 3 safe?

The difference between Monistat 3 and Monistat 7 is how much medicine is in each dose. The Monistat 3 has about double the medicine that the Monistat 7 has, which is why you only use it for 3 days as opposed to 7. A seven day course at a lower dose would make for less chance of absorbing harmful levels of it.

 
Old 06-17-2008, 04:21 AM   #4
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Re: Monistsat 3 safe?

OK, thanks. I wish I hadn't spent 17 dollars on it now. They didn't carry the other kind at my store. Oh well.

 
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Re: Monistsat 3 safe?

i was also told i had to use the 7 day instead of the 3 day. its a pain, i would much rather do the 3 then the 7 but i guess the 3 day is too much medicine at one time for the baby. they make a generic form of monistat thats the exact same thing but a lot cheaper that you can use. 17 dollars is ridiculous!

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