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7.2 Treatment of vaginal and vulval conditions

7.2.1    Preparations for vaginal atrophy

Estradiol vaginal (Vagifem) tablets
Estriol cream


Vagifem tablets should be reserved for women who find a cream preparation unacceptable as it is an expensive product.


7.2.2    Anti-infective drugs

Preparations for vaginal and vulval candidiasis
Clotrimazole cream, pessaries, Canesten Combi


Preparations for other vaginal infections
Povidone-Iodine pessaries
Acetic acid vaginal jelly
Clindamycin vaginal cream
Metronidazole vaginal gel
Chlorhexidine obstetric cream



For link to BNF section: 7.2 Treatment of vaginal and vulval conditions