The treatment in gynecology: application instructions
The treatment – known drug, is bactericidal to many pathogenic microorganisms. The combination of the active substances chloramphenicol (chloramphenicol) and methyluracil included in the ointment ensures its high effectiveness in gynecological practice.
The treatment in gynecology is a sought – after tool in the treatment of infectious-inflammatory processes in the reproductive organs. The drug is part of a complex of antibiotic therapy for many diseases.
Ointment Levomekol presented in two versions of the application. It’s aluminum tube with a capacity of 40 g or glass jar for 100 and 1000 g of product in each. The ointment composition is absolutely identical regardless of the form of release of the drug. If the affected area is minor, limited to using a smaller dosage.
When the inflammatory process progresses with considerable purulent infiltration, it is recommended to buy this medication in larger packaging. The dosage of 1000 g is indicated for use in hospital wards for treatment of the wound surface after surgical procedures.
Chloramphenicol the active form of the active substance has a high antibacterial activity against gram-positive and some gram-negative microorganisms. To the drug sensitive strains of many pathogens. The effectiveness of chloramphenicol is due to its ability to disrupt the protein synthesis of microbes.
Methyluracil, a part of the combination drug has a high anti-inflammatory and regenerating characteristics. Accelerates epithelization tissue, promotes faster wound healing. It is widely used in the treatment of any wounds and erosive-purulent processes.
Additional substances included in the composition of the drug, contribute to its uniform application in the affected area.
In the form of candles I do not let out. To achieve efficiency in the local application of the ointment used in combination with metiluratilovaya candles. This combination of medicines is often used in gynecological practice.
Indications for use
Non-prescription status of the drug, low cost and constant availability in the pharmacy environment, create the preconditions for independent use. Despite the relative safety of the drug, which is non-toxic in the right dosage, its use must be rational.
The throat pain is not a prophylactic to prevent diseases. Even in the case of purulent infiltration in the affected area, expert advice is required.
Ointment Levomekol, widely used by doctors in gynecology, shown in the following cases:
- bacterial infection of the pelvic organs (vaginitis, colpitis, cervicitis, inflammation of the ovaries, fallopian tubes);
- erosion occurring as a result of inflammatory processes in the vagina and cervical canal;
- breaks of the cervix and uterine body, vagina, perineum as a result of active labor;
- infection of the joints after surgery;
- inflammatory foci with purulent contents in the intimate area (boils, etc.).
For the treatment of gynecological diseases the Treatment is used in the form of tampons soaked in the ointment. In the case of purulent skin infections the ointment is applied directly on the affected area.
Special attention requires the diagnosis of erosive lesions in the cervix. Before starting therapy, you must undergo a colposcopy and a histological examination of a tissue fragment. This precaution is due to the negative effect of methyluracil on oncogenic activity. If the data tests indicate a developing cancer, the ointment is contraindicated for use.
Applying ointment during pregnancy or during breastfeeding, the question of security and sustainability need to discuss with your doctor. In most cases the ointment is not recommended in the first trimester of pregnancy.
However, given that the drug doesn’t penetrate the blood, gynecologists prescribed ointment for external application in the permissible dose for pregnant and lactating women. An ointment used in the treatment of cracked nipples require discontinuation of breastfeeding until recovery women.
Method of application
Usage instructions ointment contains information to familiarize the composition of the drug, indications, limitations. Treatment the doctor develops according to the history after reviewing the test results.
The classical scheme use of medications for the treatment of wound surfaces provides for treatment for 10 days. Sometimes doctors insist on a more prolonged treatment. In this case, you must consider the fact that prolonged exposure to chloramphenicol provokes the appearance of hypersensitivity reactions with repeated use regardless of the form of application. Further treatment continues with a means of contributing to the regeneration of the wound surface.
Before therapy the affected area clean. Then treated with antiseptic solutions. As antiseptics can be used with the following medications:
- a solution of methylene blue;
- solution of brilliant green;
- margantsovokislyj solution;
- hydrogen peroxide.
Disinfected area must be sufficiently dry before further processing ointment. Air baths used for 5 – 10 minutes.
Treatment of wounds is carried out in the form of overlay applications. Sterile bandage arrange in multiple layers and impregnated his ointment. After removing from the fridge ointment is warmed to body temperature (36-37 C) for the purpose of softening. Application change several times a day (on doctor’s advice) until complete healing of the wound surface. Despite the presence of purulent content, the Treatment is effective. To prevent contamination of the ointment underwear, use sanitary pads or extra gauze.
The pharmacy can buy Vocopro with ointment Levomekol. This is a sterile bandage from a synthetic mesh, impregnated with a drug. It is very easy to use, modeled on the wounds of any configuration. Its mesh structure promotes the free exchange of air and drainage of purulent exudate. Synthetic ointment basis prevents the wound with gauze fibers and prevents injury to the wound when removing the dressing.
Tampons with Levamisole in gynecology is used in the presence of inflammatory processes in the vagina, the ovaries, the uterus and the fallopian tubes. If vagina drug acts directly on the inflammation, in the treatment of remote organs effect expect after penetration activitiesthese substances through the mucous membrane of the vagina.
Given the small penetration of drugs into the systemic circulation, the use of local therapy are not limited. In some cases, shows the use of systemic antibacterial agents.
Tampons prepared yourself, twisting a few layers of gauze as a tourniquet. Folded harness in the form of a loop, swab, fixed with a bandage, thanks to which it will be easy to remove after use. Prepared swabs treated with ointment immediately before administration in the vagina.
Before you use tampons you need to make a toilet of genitals.
After applying air bathtub for 10 minutes, a tampon with the ointment is administered deeply into the vagina. Usually, the therapy is continued for 7 – 10 days. The doctor can adjust the therapy according to the history.
Using the Treatment, you have to consider its incompatibility with the drugs, negatively affecting the hematopoietic system:
- derivatives of pirazolona.
As with any drug, the Treatment can cause unpleasant symptoms of hypersensitive:
- skin rashes (urticaria);
- severe Allergy to components;
- itching of varying intensity;
- tingling and burning sensations in the inflammation;
- appearance of edema in the affected area;
- violations the General condition.
The appearance of any of these symptoms is cause for immediate recourse to the doctor.
Similar action have the following medications:
- Levomecol. Ointment, applied topically, for the treatment of infected wounds, oozing with the presence of purulent infiltration. It is indicated for use early in the disease, when the inflammation progresses.
Irina: the Treatment in outdoor use, I appointed a gynecologist after childbirth, when imposed seams on the cervix. Tampons with ointment I put in for 7 days. On the third day of treatment I felt a noticeable improvement. Pain has significantly decreased. No purulent discharge I’ve noticed.
Olga: After cauterization of erosion gynecologist prescribed me tampons with Levomecol, as there was discharge with an admixture of pus and an unpleasant odor. Additionally used candles Hexicon. The treatment continued for 10 days.
Jeanne: After a visit to the gynecologist, I was diagnosed with bacterial vaginitis. The doctor prescribed tampons with Levamisole (7 days). In addition to the swabs within 10 days used the candles Poliginaks.
Marina: After the birth I had severe tearing of the cervix and vagina. Because of the large fruit made the dissection of the perineum. After suturing the doctor prescribed the ointment Levomekol. During the week hospital stay I daily put tampons and smeared the crotch of this tool. During the course of treatment no side effects I have not seen.