Medications


Oravig Buccal Tablet 50 mg

Uses

For yeast infection of mouth.

Instructions

Dissolve the tablet completely in your mouth, and swallow the medicine as it dissolves. Do not chew or swallow the tablet whole.

Change the location of the medicine in the mouth with each dose to avoid irritation.

Gently remove pill from bottle with dry hands just before taking the medicine.

The tablet will dissolve slowly over several hours. You may eat and drink with the tablet in place, but do not brush your teeth, chew gum, or wear an upper denture until the tablet dissolves. You may gently rinse with water.

If the tablet comes off within 6 hours, reapply the same tablet right away. If it will not stay in place, apply a new tablet. If you accidentally swallow the tablet within 6 hours, drink a glass of water and apply a new tablet. If you swallow the tablet or it falls off after 6 hours, you do not need to reapply it or use a new one.

With dry hands, apply the round side of the tablet to the upper gum, above the tooth to the left or right of your upper, front teeth. Gently press on the outside of upper lip for 30 seconds.

Use this medicine after brushing your teeth.

It is very important that you take the medicine at about the same time every day. It will work best if you do this.

Store at room temperature in a dry place. Do not keep in the bathroom.

Keep the medicine away from heat and light.

It is important that you keep taking each dose of this medicine on time even if you are feeling well.

If you forget to take a dose on time, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Return to your normal dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses of this medicine at one time.

Please tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the medicines you take. Include both prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Also tell them about any vitamins, herbal medicines, or anything else you take for your health.

If your symptoms do not improve or they worsen while on this medicine, contact your doctor.

It is very important that you continue using this medicine for the full number of days that it is prescribed. Please do not stop the medicine even if you start to feel better after the first few days.

Do not take the medicine more than once during 24 hours.

Cautions

Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine. Symptoms of an allergic reaction can include trouble breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness.

Do not use the medication any more than instructed.

Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Ask your pharmacist if this medicine can interact with any of your other medicines. Be sure to tell them about all the medicines you take.

Please tell all your doctors and dentists that you are on this medicine before they provide care.

Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.

Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.

Side Effects

The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.

  • abdominal cramps
  • diarrhea
  • headaches
  • irritation of mouth and gum tissue
  • mouth sores or irritation
  • nausea
  • changes in taste or unpleasant taste
  • vomiting

A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.

Extra

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it.Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions.Always follow their advice. There is a more complete description of this medicine available in English.Scan this code on your smartphone or tablet or use the web address below. You can also ask your pharmacist for a printout. If you have any questions, please ask your pharmacist.


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