Frequently Asked Questions
Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start taking oteseconazole and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.Take this medication by mouth with food exactly as directed by your doctor. Swallow the capsules whole. Do not crush, chew, dissolve, or open the capsules. The dosage and treatment schedule are based on whether this medication has been prescribed to be taken alone, or whether it has been prescribed to be taken with another antifungal medication (fluconazole). Carefully follow your doctor's directions.If your doctor has prescribed this medication to be taken alone, it is usually taken for 2 days in a row. Then, starting on day 14 after the first dose, take it once a week (every 7 days) for 11 weeks.If your doctor has prescribed this medication to be taken with fluconazole, first take fluconazole as directed by your doctor, usually on days 1, 4, and 7. After that, you will stop taking fluconazole. On day 14 after you started taking fluconazole, start taking oteseconazole. Take oteseconazole every day for 7 days. Starting on day 28, take oteseconazole once a week (every 7 days) for 11 weeks.Take this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, mark your calendar with reminders when to take your medication(s).Tell your doctor if you develop symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection (such as vaginal pain, itching, thick/white discharge).
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