"With the concerns associated with fluconazole during pregnancy, I recommend Monistat
7 Day for vaginal yeast infections in pregnant women," said Dr.
For intense itch and irritation of the feminine area from either tight clothing or use of products that aren't gynecologist and dermatologist-tested, products like Monistat
Instant Itch Relief Spray can cool and soothe.
A crinkled tube of Monistat
cream was in the medicine cabinet.
I used to drink from a Monistat
mug, I wrote with a Rocephin pen, I did all of these things.
These women need their fast food (McDonalds, Taco Bell, Dominoes, Wendy's, and Chili's To-Go), fast computers and Internet connections (IBM, Radio Shack, Intel, Dell, Circuit City, and Juno), fast pain relievers (Motrin Sinus Headache, Singulair Asthma Control, Alka Seltzer Plus Cold Medicine, and Monistat
Yeast Infection Control), and fast-acting feminine beauty/hygiene products (Neutrogena Pore Refining Cleanser, Crest Ultra Whitening Toothpaste, Clairol Herbal Essences Body Wash, Caress Silkening Body Lotion, Clairol Hydrience Hair Color, Maybelline Wear 'n' Go Lip Color, Nivea Visage Q-l0 Wrinkle Control, Vaniqa Facial Hair Treatment, and Redken Active Express Hair Care, to name only a few).
Kang has an extensive consumer marketing background that includes brand management positions with Schieffelin & Somerset (Johnnie Walker Scotch whisky) and Johnson & Johnson (Monistat
Pharmaceutical anti-fungal drugs like Nystatin, Ketoconazol, Monistat
, Lamisil (Terbinafine HCl), Diflucan (Fluconazole), Sporanox (Itraconazole), etc.
Some of these medicines are now available without prescription, such as miconazole (Monistat
) and clotrimazole (Gyne-Lotrimin or Mycelex-G), and you may use them when you know you have a yeast infection.
An over-the-counter preparation such as Monistat
or Gyne-Lotrimin brings relief for most of these women, and the problem does not recur.
Last December when the Food and Drug administration approved such products for over-the-counter sale, the drug companies that make Gyne-Lotrimin, Monistat
7, and several similar anti-fungal creams launched a full-scale marketing war.
Top Promoted Feminine Health Brands (Circulars) Always 24.0% Kotex 21.2% Tampax 15.4% Private Label 9.1% Playtex 5.6% Carefree 5.4% Stayfree 3.6% Summer's Eve 2.2% Poise 1.8% Monistat
1.1% Note: table made from bar graph.
home pregnancy tests, Monistat
and a bevy of additional SKUs that stretched from cough/cold to pain relief to skin care to lice treatment.
UNIT SALES (MILLIONS) YEAR AGO YEAR AGO (MILLIONS) Private Label $67.8 15.1% 32.1% 4.8% 6.5 Monistat
1 39.5 -14.7 18.7 -2.7 1.9 Monistat
3 35.7 -15.2 16.9 -2.6 2.0 Monistat
7 18.4 -10.8 8.7 -0.8 1.3 Monistat
I Day 9.9 1.9 4.7 0.1 .595 RepHresh 8.9 33.2 4.2 1.1 .514 Replens 6.9 -7.5 3.3 -0.2 .427 Vagistat I 5.1 -17.0 2.4 -0.4 .372 K Y Silk E 4.8 10.7 2.3 0.3 .671 K Y Liquibeads 3.8 -4.4 1.8 -0.0 .259 Category total 210.9 -2.1 16.0 BRAND CHANGE VS.
Other products, such as Monistat
and Gyne-Lotrimin, take seven days to work.
He also was president of Johnson & Johnson's North American consumer health business, where he oversaw more than 30 brands, including Listerine, Band-Aid, Stayfree, Monistat
, Rogaine, Neosporin and Visine.