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Areas of application of anti-inflammatory vaginal suppositories
Suppositories are often used in the treatment of gynecological diseases. Anti-inflammatory drugs can be vaginal or rectal. They differ in quality, price, form of release, storage conditions and components.
The shape of vaginal suppositories can be ovoid, spheroid, elongated with a tapered end. They are based on glycerin, gelatin and an active ingredient.
Advantages, disadvantages, indications for use
- fast action due to absorption into the mucous membrane;
- they do not enter the gastrointestinal tract, do not provoke allergies;
- can relieve inflammation almost immediately;
- replace injections, are quickly absorbed into the blood; local action only.
- intestinal disorders (itching, burning, constipation, flatulence);
- rectal is contraindicated in diseases of the rectum, trauma to the anus, anal bleeding, ulcers.
Indications for use:
- vaginal dryness, itching, discomfort;
- breaking the cycle;
- protecting the mucous membrane from infections;
- pulling pains in the lower abdomen ;
- genital inflammation;
- chronically pathological;
- impaired reproductive function.
How to insert vaginal suppositories correctly
- Wash hands without soap. Prepare suppository and panty liner in advance;
- Insert while lying down. Some suppositories have an applicator for deeper and more correct insertion. You need to pull your knees to your chest, insert the applicator, insert the candle, slowly and carefully remove the applicator. A shallow candle will dissolve and flow out;
- After the introduction, lie down quietly for a quarter of an hour;
- Use a gasket as some of the dissolved candle will leak out.
Anti-inflammatory vaginal suppositories
Colpitis - inflammation of the vaginal mucosa . There is fungal, gonorrheal and Trichomonas colpitis . The disease is accompanied by thick leucorrhoea with an unpleasant odor, pain in the lower abdomen, itching and burning, may be painful and frequent urination. Treatment involves local anti-inflammatory drugs.
Douching with chamomile and sage infusions, antiseptics are prescribed. Anti-inflammatory drugs suppress infection.
For colpitis, drugs such as Terzhistan, Vokadin, Genalgin, Pimafucin with Metronidazole are used. Suppositories are prescribed based on the type of pathogen and neglect of the disease.
Gardnerellosis is provoked by bacteria of the same name. They are conditionally pathogenic, and when imbalanced, they are activated, provoking the appearance of discomfort. For the treatment of the disease, suppositories with metronidazole are used. These include Ginalgin, Klion-D, Mikozhinaks, Terzhistan.
Genital herpes is an insidious disease, manifested by blistering eruptions in the genital area, severe itching. Therapy involves antiviral drugs and douching. Vitaprost and / or Viferon are prescribed. Inflammation and skin rashes are eliminated with ointments, compresses and gels. Anti-inflammatory drugs allow to stop the development of pathology and its escalation.
Adnexitis, endometriosis, inflammation affecting the cervix, and other diseases provoked by pathogenic microorganisms, are accompanied by cutting, aching pains in the affected area. First of all, for the treatment of these, antibiotics, intravenous infusion, injections are required.
In the complex of treatment, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are also involved, which in addition have analgesic and antipyretic effects. Rectal suppositories for the treatment of diseases of the reproductive system - Movalis, Flamax, Krasavki Extract. You can also put funds, the main component of which is metronidazole (Utrozhestan Ave.). Longidase suppositories have anti-inflammatory action, which also prevent adhesions and promote their resorption.
Treatment of cervical erosion involves surgery, but first you need to remove the inflammation. Means such as Livarol, Geksikon are recommended. After burning with radio waves, laser or liquid nitrogen, antioxidant-based bactericidal preparations are recommended: Evkolek, Suporon, Gallenofilipt.
Antifungal drugs and vaginal suppositories
Means of this group are used for mycotic lesions of nails, mucous membranes, skin, respiratory tract, in gynecology - for vaginal candidiasis (thrush).
In the latter case, you can get rid of the disease in a matter of days using the right means.
If the pathology is running, a longand regular therapy with systemic drugs, as well as local drugs - ointments, creams, gels, vaginal tablets.
Since the causes of thrush may be associated with a decrease in immunity and dysbiosis, vitamin and mineral supplements and probiotics are required. A number of modern drugs can overcome the disease in just a day - two, others - in 3-6 days. The disadvantage of such funds is the likelihood of developing bacterial vaginosis. Products in capsules and tablets for oral administration have a negative effect on the liver and kidneys.
Vaginal suppositories from local thrush: Zalain; Candizol, Antifungol, Clotrimazole, Candibene, Candid B6, Canesten, Yenamazole 100; Ifenek, Gino-pevaril; Ovulum, Gyno-travogen; Mikogal, Ginesol 7; Lomexin, Pimafucin; Terzhinan, Polygynax, Nystatin; Livarol, Ketoconazole, Oronazole, Mycozoral, Nizoral.
Antifungal agents of systemic action: Pimafucin and Nystatin tablets, Fluconazole and analogues, Itraconazole, Ketonazole.
When taken orally, a negative reaction from the gastrointestinal tract may occur (nausea, diarrhea, flatulence, impaired liver function, change in taste); from the side of the central nervous system - convulsions, headache, dizziness, allergies.
Vaginal natural sea buckthorn suppositories
This medicine has a wide spectrum of action. It is mainly used as an anti-inflammatory and wound healing agent. It activates local regenerative processes on the mucous membranes and skin; promotes healing by accelerating epithelialization; has a mild anti-inflammatory, protective and analgesic effect.
Indications for use: colpitis, endocervicitis, endometritis, ectropion, cervical erosion. In the latter case, they will help with mild disease or after surgery.
Sea buckthorn suppositories can be used both rectally and vaginally. It is recommended to put them at night for better therapeutic effect.
The duration of use depends on the disease and its severity. Typically, therapy lasts from a week to two. Suppositories are administered 1 or 2 times a day.
The only contraindication is individual intolerance to the components of the drug. Allergy rarely occurs, but when it appears, the suppositories are canceled. Also, women complain of burning sensation, but this is also very rare.
Vaginal suppositories as contraceptives
Contraceptives in the form of suppositories not only protect against unwanted pregnancy, but also against a number of infections. They are a chemical method of contraception. The suppository, when inserted into the vagina, forms an environment that destroys the sperm membrane. As a result, the activity of the latter decreases, respectively, fertilization becomes impossible.
How to use: the instructions for each drug indicate the time when you need to insert the suppository before intercourse. The action of the drug is about halfhours. When intercourse is repeated, another one is used.
When used correctly, their efficiency reaches 80%. The most popular drugs in this group are Pharmatex and Erotex.
What are the advantages of contraceptive suppositories over other similar means:
- high degree of protection against unwanted pregnancy;
- antiseptic effect (protects against a number of viruses and infections);
- easy to use.
- vaginal dysbiosis;
- irritation of the vaginal mucosa;
- does not protect against STDs, therefore condom use is required when having sex with an unverified partner;
- cannot be used permanently.
- inflammatory diseases of the vagina;
- diseases of the urinary system;
- course of vaginal therapy.
Contraceptive suppositories are recommended for women who have an irregular sex life with a regular partner. In other situations, it is better to use other contraceptive options, such as OK or condoms.