Acid Jelly vaginal

Name: Acid Jelly vaginal

What is the most important information I should know about Acid Jelly (acetic acid vaginal)?

Follow all directions on your medicine label and package. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use.

How should I use Acid Jelly (acetic acid vaginal)?

Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

Do not take by mouth. Acetic acid vaginal is for use only in the vagina.

Acetic acid vaginal is most commonly used every day, in the morning and in the evening.

Wash your hands before and after using vaginal medication.

Read all patient information, medication guides, and instruction sheets about how to insert the medicine.

Use this medicine only with the applicator provided.

If the applicator will be reused, take it apart and wash it with warm water and mild soap, then dry it completely.

Vaginal solution is usually packaged in single-use disposable bottles and applicator tips.

Do not reuse a disposable douche applicator or bottle.

You can use a sanitary napkin to prevent the medicine from staining your clothing, but do not use a tampon.

Your doctor may also prescribe antibiotic or antifungal medicine to treat your vaginal condition. Keep using all recommended medications for the full prescribed length of time. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared. Skipping doses may also increase your risk of further infection that is resistant to antibiotic or antifungal medication.

Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

What should I avoid while using Acid Jelly (acetic acid vaginal)?

Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, nose, mouth, or rectum. If this does happen, rinse with water.

Avoid wearing tight-fitting, synthetic clothing (such as panty hose) that does not allow air circulation. Wear loose-fitting clothing made of cotton and other natural fibers until your condition is treated.

Acid Jelly (acetic acid vaginal) side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using acetic acid vaginal and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • severe burning, stinging, or irritation after using the medicine; or

  • any new symptoms.

Common side effects may include:

  • mild burning or stinging after use.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Side Effects

Consult your pharmacist.

In the US -

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.

In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.

Interactions

Consult your pharmacist.

Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.

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