Therapy generally involves topical use of any of a wide variety of imidazoles (e.g. miconazole, clotrimazole, econazole, butoconazole, terconazole) or nystatin. Imidazoles require shorter courses of treatment and appear to be more effective than nystatin. They are generally more expensive, though.
• miconazole or clotrimazole, 200mg intravaginally, daily for 3 days
• clotrimazole, 500mg intravaginally, as a single dose
• fluconazole, 150mg orally, as a single dose.
• nystatin, 100 000 IU intravaginally, daily for 14 days