Yes. Thrush infection (candida) in the vagina is common after antibiotics. Some women are very susceptible and get it each time.
Thrush is a fungal infection causing vaginal itch and discharge. It is not serious but can be very irritating. To prevent thrush, buy an over-the-counter vaginal antifungal treatment, such as clotrimazole or miconazole, and use it while taking the antibiotic. Complementary and alternative products, (e.g. lactobacillus yogurt, tea tree oil) have not been shown to be effective.
Please note this information was correct at time of printing.
For up to date information, speak to your doctor.Source: Summer 2003 Edition | Page 3
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