Nowadays the pharmaceutical market offers quite a large range of products aimed at treating diseases of the female reproductive system of fungal etiology. As a rule, they differ in the form of release, manufacturer, different composition and, of course, price. With regards to the latter, the practice has repeatedly proven that the high cost is not a guarantee of quality and efficiency. A vivid example of vaginal tablets is Gyne- Lotrimin, which is widely used in gynecology for a very affordable price.
Vaginal tablets Gyne- Lotrimin are for thrush and not only.
Gyne- Lotrimin (suppositories or tablets) is an effective tool for dealing with a large number of species of fungi. The spectrum of action of synthetic tools is quite large: ranging from vulvovaginal candidiasis to trichomoniasis and other diseases of fungal origin. It is also known that vaginal tablets Gyne- Lotrimin successfully cope with staphylococci, streptococci and many other representatives of the pathogenic microflora, which are sensitive to the main component.
Gyne- Lotrimin vaginal is produced in the form of suppositories and tablets that have several variations in the quantitative content of the active substance: one hundred, two hundred and five hundred milligrams. The dosage and duration of therapy is chosen by a doctor and depend on severity, the principal causative agent and form of the disease.
How should Gyne- Lotrimin be used?
A tablet of Gyne- Lotrimin is inserted into the vagina using a special applicator, which is attached to the packaging of medicine. In the early stages of the disease it is recommended to take one pill at night for six days. But, as a rule, the exact dosage and length of treatment is prescribed by your doctor. Do not use the drug during menstruation, so the treatment should be discontinued during this period.
Before surgery or childbirth, many professionals practice the use of vaginal tablets of Gyne- Lotrimin for the prevention of infection. In this case a single injection.
Side effects and contraindications
The main contraindication is the use of vaginal tablets of Gyne- Lotrimin during pregnancy, especially in the early stages. The treatment with vaginal tablets of Gyne- Lotrimin can be carried on prescription and strict supervision in the second and third semester in case if it is absolutely necessary. If there was made a decision on expediency of application of the drug, a pregnant woman should enter the tablet without an applicator and carefully monitor her condition.
Vaginal tablets of Gyne- Lotrimin are contradicted to persons with hypersensitivity to the main component and other components.
As for side effects, we can note the following unpleasant moments in the form of local reactions:
pain in the abdomen;
hyperemia of the mucosa;
itching and burning;
If a patient has not stopped sexual relationship during the treatment, her sexual partner can face with similar symptoms. Generally the right approach to treatment involves a rejection of the sexual life in this period and the course of therapy should be taken both by a woman and a man in order to avoid re-infection.
You should also note that Clotrimazole can not be prescribed independently, especially in cases when a patient takes other drugs, is pregnant or prone to allergic reactions.