Vagothyl instructions for use
- Vagothyl instructions for use
The drug is a drug for outdoor use, which has a pronounced antiseptic and anti-inflammatory effect.
Release form and composition of the drug
The preparation Vagotil is produced in the form of a solution for external use in dark glass bottles with a concentration of the main active ingredient of 36%.
The main active ingredient of the drug is polycresin, as well as demineralized water as an auxiliary component.
Pharmacological properties of the drug
The tool is intended for external use and local procedures. In contact with the skin and mucous membranes, the active ingredient of the drug has a pronounced drying, wound healing and vasoconstrictor effect. Due to its components, the drug favorably affects the processes of tissue regeneration. The solution is able to stop minor bleeding due to the powerful vasoconstrictor effect. Since the drug contains acids, you should be very careful while using it.
Indications for use
The tool is prescribed to patients with such conditions:
- Inflammatory processes of the mucous membrane of the vagina, due to the pathological reproduction of fungi of the genus Candida;
- Erosion of the cervix as part of complex therapy;
- In the complex treatment of trichomoniasis in women;
- Condition after removal of polyps, accompanied by bleeding;
- In order to prevent the accession of a secondary bacterial infection against the background of the gynecological manipulations performed - cauterization of cervical erosion, biopsy and others;
- Treatment of non-healing wounds;
- Treatment of trophic ulcers;
- Treatment of the oral cavity after dental procedures performed, for example, after tooth extraction.
This drug is contraindicated for use in the presence of such conditions:
- For the treatment of gynecological pathologies in the period of menstrual bleeding;
- During pregnancy and lactation;
- With individual intolerance to the components of the drug.
During therapy with gynecological infections, patients are not recommended to have sex, as in this case, treatment will be ineffective. In addition, during the period of treatment Vagothyl should abandon the use of conventional alkaline soap for hygiene.
When using this drug in dental practice, you should be very careful of patients with dental caries.
Dosage and administration
The drug is used only locally, that is, it can not be taken inside. Depending on the indications, the dosage of the drug and the duration of treatment may be different. In addition, the doctor carefully considers the individual characteristics of the patient, the presence of complications and much more.
According to the instructions for the drug solution Vagothyl with cervical erosion prescribed for use 2 times a day for a week. If necessary, the duration of therapy can be extended to 10 days, but no more. A cotton-gauze tampon impregnated with a solution should be inserted into the vagina, leaving it inside for no more than 5 minutes.
For douching the vagina with candidiasis or inflammatory processes of the mucous membrane, the drug is pre-diluted in 1 liter of warm boiled water in a quantity of 15 ml and the procedure is carried out. 1-2 douches per day is enough. Before each procedure, it is recommended to prepare a new solution. The duration of treatment is no more than 5 days, if during this period the symptoms of the disease did not become less pronounced, then you should again consult a doctor to clarify the diagnosis and correct the therapy. It is not recommended to use the solution for douching for more than 5 days, as this in most cases leads to a change in the pH of the vaginal environment and the development of serious side effects.
In case of minor bleeding from the vagina, arising on the background of erosion, or after gynecological interventions, a gauze pad soaked in with the preparation should be applied to the bleeding site for several minutes.
Use of the drug during pregnancy and lactation
This drug is not prescribed to women for treatment in the period of carrying a child. In medicine, there is no reliable data on the safety of the main active substance on the body of the fetus.
During lactation, Vagothyl is not used to treat women, since the active ingredients of the solution penetrate into the bloodstream and then into breast milk, which can negatively affect the baby. If necessary, the course of therapy Vagothyl during lactation, it is advisable to decide on the termination of breastfeeding.
Side effects and drug overdose
In most cases, this drug is well tolerated by the patient, but with individual hypersensitivity to active ingredients or prolonged uncontrolled use, the following side effects may develop:
- Itching, burning sensation and discomfort in the vagina after using the solution;
- Damage to the tooth enamel when using the drug as an antiseptic of the oral cavity;
- Dry mucous membranes;
- Changes in the pH of the vagina during prolonged uncontrolled use, as a result of which the effects of thrush can further intensify;
- Swelling of the vaginal mucosa, foreign body sensation inside.
This drug is used strictly according to indications and doctor's recommendations.
When processing the oral cavity, contact of the solution with the enamel of the teeth should be avoided, since exposure of the active ingredients of the preparation to them can cause the development of caries. If Vagotila enters the enamel of the teeth after the procedure, rinse the mouth thoroughly with a clean ode.
The drug can not be used simultaneously with other antiseptics for external use, as this can lead to burns of the mucous membrane and the development of side effects.
This drug has no analogues in its composition, but before starting therapy with another drug from the group of antiseptics should receive the advice of a doctor.
Vacation and storage conditions
The drug is released in pharmacies by prescription. Store the bottle with the solution should be at a temperature not exceeding 25 degrees, avoiding direct sunlight. Keep out of the reach of children for 3 years from the date of manufacture. After the expiration date of the solution is strictly prohibited to use.
The average cost of the drug in Moscow pharmacies is 260 rubles.