The active ingredient clotrimazole has a broad spectrum of antimycotic action, and fungistatic activity, which is dependent on the concentration of the outbreak of infection. Clotrimazole in any dosage forms is active against molds, yeast fungi, dermatophytes, agents of multi-colored lichen and erythrasma. In addition to the antimycotic effect, Mycelex- G has antimicrobial activity against Trichomonas vaginalis, gram-positive and gram-negative microorganisms. According to the reviews, Mycelex- G is effective to almost all the strains of fungi, and the development of secondary resistance is very rare.
Indications for use
Vaginal tablets have quite a large list of readings. Clotrimazole is often used to treat vaginitis (inflammation of vagina), caused by pathogenic fungi (Candida). However thrush is not the only indication. Clotrimazole in form of vaginal tablets is used in some cases: treatment of infections of the genital organs, which are caused by sensitive pathogens to the active ingredient (trichomoniasis, vaginitis caused by cocci); Sanitation of genital tract before gynecological manipulations; It is applied for a few days before birth for prophylaxis. This is necessary in order to protect the child from sudden infection. Such prevention is necessary in that case, if a woman has repeatedly had thrush during pregnancy.
Dosage and method of application
Mycelex- G in the form of tablets is intended for intravaginal use (a tablet must be introduced into the vagina). The standard scheme of treatment: 1 vaginal tablet at night, the course of treatment is 6 days. In some cases, a doctor may prescribe a different regimen: 1 tablet 2 times a day (morning and bedtime). In this case, the treatment course is shortened to 3 days. Adolescents of 12 years of age and older children are also prescribed vaginal tablets. But Mycelex- G in this form is not prescribed to the girls under 12 years of age. If there is inflammation of the external genitalia, the treatment is carried out with the forms for topical use (cream, ointment). A lady can be prescribed a single application of the drug with the aim of prophylaxis.
Due to the fact that the drug is practically not absorbed into the blood, the instruction for use of vaginal tablets Mycelex- G does not mention side effects from internal organs. There are observed allergic reactions to substances contained in the preparation. Allergies can manifest in the form of hives, angioedema and anaphylactic shock.
You should renounce the use of vaginal tablets in case if: patient is under 12 years of age; women have previously experienced hypersensitivity to any substance included in the composition of the drug; the first trimester of pregnancy; menstruation has begun. The medicine should not be used without consultation with a specialist in the following situations: if the thrush has appeared for the first time, the self-application of Mycelex- G is contraindicated; If a patient is 60 years or more; If there is an often relapse of the disease (more than 2 times in six months); If you have previously observed an allergic reaction to the use of funds of intravaginal antifungal group; If a sexual partner has a genital infection; If a woman has suffered from STD (sexually transmitted diseases). There is pregnancy or there is suspision of its presence.
It is necessary to treat both sexual partners to achieve a positive effect. Otherwise, there may be relapse (recurrence) of the disease.