Poliginaks candles: instructions for use in gynecology

Poliginaks popular in gynecological practice, the drug has antibacterial and fungicidal properties. Clinical studies confirmed the effectiveness (93,3%) included in the composition of the drugs Neomycin, Polymyxin and Nystatin in the treatment of colpitis, cervicitis and other infections of the genital tract of mixed origin.

High efficiency, absence of significant side effects, easy to use determined the popularity of the drug Poliginaks (candles). Instructions for use in gynecology also indicates efficient use of candles to prevent secondary infection of the genital tract in women during hormonal imbalance and after surgery.

The mechanism of action of the candles

Vaginal suppositories (capsules) Poliginaks contain in its composition a combination of antibiotics (Neomycin, Polymyxin b), and antifungal (Nystatin). Combined preparation has bactericidal action on many strains of pathogenic microorganisms (staphylococci, enterobacteria, Haemophilus influenzae, Bacillus, etc.), however, anaerobic bacteria remain to him resistance. Effective against fungi of the genus Candida that cause yeast infection (candidal vaginitis).

For the convenience of local use candles Poliginaks they contain excipients that give shape and soft consistency (gelatin, Dimethicone). Surface-active substance is Dimethicone with the introduction of the vagina creates an enveloping film which promotes deep penetration of the drug into the tissue.

Especially popular candle Poliginaks used in the treatment of fungal infections of the vagina and cervical canal, including those caused by hormonal imbalances during pregnancy, pre – and post-menopause.

High fungicidal activity Poliginaks in relation to disputes and mycelium yeast allows to achieve a positive treatment outcome in pregnant, debilitated women with chronic diseases of reproductive organs with frequent relapses.

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Application Polygynax in pregnant women to prevent intrauterine infection of the fetus, as well as infection at the time of advancement of the child through the birth canal. Vaginal capsules (candles) Poliginaks contraindicated in the first trimester of pregnancy because of the risk of side effect of active substances on the developing fetus.

Do not recommend Poliginaks and during breastfeeding. Despite the slight penetration of drugs into breast milk due to the local application, for the period of treatment should abandon breastfeeding breast milk.

The course of treatment lasts 6 to 12 days. During menstruation use Poliginaks, however, this option of therapy is not too convenient for the patient. If menstruation was in the middle of the course, you can continue taking the drug after the completion of menstrual discharge. The question of whether to use Poliginaks during menstruation in advance discuss with your doctor.

Indications for use

Poliginaks candles use locally. Instructions for use in gynecology indicates the rationality of their use in such diseases as:

  • vulvovaginitis and cervicitis bacterial and mixed origin;
  • obesity fungal origin (Candida, Histoplasma, Cryptococcus, Coccidioides);
  • treatment of vaginitis in pregnant women, including hormonal imbalances;
  • infectious diseases of reproductive organs in women in pre – and postmenopausal;
  • complicated form of cervical ectropion;
  • infectious-inflammatory processes in the genital tract in girls puberty.

Poliginaks candles indicated for use to:

  1. prevention of infectious complications before surgery;
  2. the sanitation of the vagina in the prenatal period;
  3. prevention of secondary infection after abortion, diagnostic curettage of the uterus, cervical conization;
  4. prevention of secondary infection after the removal of ectopic pregnancy;
  5. prevention of specific vaginitis on the background of existing inflammatory processes in the vagina (gonorrhoea, syphilis, chlamydia, AIDS).
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Rules of use of candles

Poliginaks – drug of the local action: for maximum effect gynecologists recommend candles to enter deeply into the vagina, taking a comfortable body position. It is desirable to carry out the procedure before sleep in order to avoid leakage of funds from the vagina. To protect underwear and bedding from contamination drugs recommend the use of gaskets.

Candle Poliginaks use a short course, so as not to cause the resistance of pathogens to drug action. With preventive purpose the drug is used no more than 6 days. If the therapy falls on the beginning of menstruation, treatment is continued without interruption. For the treatment of infectious diseases of the vagina and cervical canal candle Poliginaks inserted into the vagina for at least 12 days.

Assuming a systematic use of Polygynax allows to eliminate such unpleasant symptoms as:

  • purulent, sukrovichnye allocation, Beli;
  • itching of the vagina;
  • an unpleasant odor;
  • hyperemia;
  • pain;
  • burning.

During treatment, refuse from sexual life in order to avoid injury to the wound surface and the recurrence of the disease. It should be noted that the effect of spermicides reduces the effectiveness of the active ingredients.

Not recommended to use contraceptive purposes also latex products (lack of natural lubrication injure the inflamed mucosa of the vagina). Antibacterial (or antifungal) therapy while pass sex partner. Your doctor may recommend restriction of sexual activity for a longer period if there were complications.

Side effects

During the use of candles can be side effects in the form of local allergic reactions to substances contained in the preparation. Individual hypersensitivity is manifested by burning pain, itching of the vagina, allergic rashes on the inner thighs. When expressed clinical manifestations from the use of vaginal capsules refuse. Alternative therapies check with your doctor.

Candle Poliginaks allow you to achieve a positive result in timely use, adherence to the recommendations of a physician. Preliminary analysis of the cultures point to the rationality of the use of this drug for the treatment of a specific disease.