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Prescribed Clindamycin and Clotrimazole for vaginal infection. How much to use?

Hi, doctor I am having a vaginal infection membrane is getting thin , my family doctor prescribe me clindamycin and clotrimazole soft gelatin capsule she told me to put this capsule into my vagina but she did not told about the volume how much i have to put in ,( if can help me by telling how to and how much to take and how many times a day i should take it please prescribe the full prescription in detail please)
Asked On : Mon, 21 Jan 2013
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Hi, thanks for posting on healthcare magic.

Let me help you. The vaginal capsules containing clindamycin and clotrimazole come in packs of 1 or 3 or 6 or 7. So if you have got a 6 capsule pack use them for 6 days(nights) - one per night. Just before going to bed insert one capsule into the vagina. It will melt inside, so may be a liitle messy and that is why it is better to use at bedtime.

I hope i have answered your query. If you would like more clarification kindly give me more details like your age, complaints etc etc

Best wishes.
Answered: Mon, 11 Nov 2013
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