Some women are attracted to is non-hormonal contraceptives. This is a reason, despite the fact that the hormonal contraceptives currently considered the most reliable. But those and others have their own indications and contraindications. In order to apply some kind of birth control, you must first learn all about it, and then ask a gynecologist, as it suits you.
Barrier Contraceptives - it means and devices that prevent the penetration of sperm into the vagina or uterus, that is creating a barrier to sperm. Barrier contraceptives may be mechanical (condoms, a cap to wear on the cervix, the diaphragm, vaginal sponge, etc.) Or chemical when introduced into the vagina means that kill sperm (spermicide).
Reliability barrier method of contraception depends on the woman's age, the method of application, and the experience of others. If barrier contraceptives (eg, spermicide) be used in combination with a male condom, this method is also robust as hormonal contraceptive pill.
What Patenteks Oval H
Patenteks Oval H (INN - nonoxynol 9) - a local non-hormonal contraceptive (spermicide) in the form of vaginal blowing candles (producer - "Merz Pharma GmbH & Ko.KGaA", Germany).
Candles are melted at body temperature and, irrespective of the number of vaginal secretions to form the soft foam. The foam containing the active substance forms a barrier to prevent the penetration of sperm into the uterus, paralyzing their movement and causing death. Patenteks Oval H also has antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, and antiparasitic activity against a number of pathogens that cause diseases, sexually transmitted diseases.
The US Office of FDA Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of nonoxynol-9, awarding him the highest category of the efficacy and tolerability (category 1: safe and effective).
Patenteks Oval H suitable for women with irregular menstrual cycles, as well as the fact that for some reason interrupted hormonal contraceptives or taking medicines that reduce their effectiveness (eg, certain antibiotics
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or anticonvulsants). The product is suitable to those who have contraindications for other types of contraception or do not have regular sexual intercourse.
This medication can be used almost any woman, at any age, including during pregnancy and nursing
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and after the abortion. Many hormonal bad fit just for women who have given birth, so it is the most commonly used non-hormonal contraceptives (but not earlier than 2 months after birth).
The drug is used topically and has virtually no contraindications. An obstacle to its use can only be increased sensitivity to it or atomic characteristics that hinder the use of suppositories.
Usually Patenteks Oval H is well tolerated and the woman and her partner. But sometimes in violation of the microflora of the vagina
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there is a sensation of light itching and burning due to irritation of the mucous membranes of the genitals.
How to apply Patenteks Oval H
Patenteks oval can be used for a long period of time. For uniform distribution of the drug inside the vagina it takes 10 minutes.
Before the use of suppositories is removed from the blister in a specially marked place and inserted deep into the vagina 10 minutes before sexual intercourse. Within 10 minutes the active substance is uniformly distributed throughout the vagina and forms a stable barrier that prevents the passage of sperm into the uterus.
Despite the fact that the drug effect continues for two hours, when intercourse is not completed within one hour, it is necessary to re-introduction. Before each new intercourse need re-introduction of the spark even in cases where the time interval between two sexual acts at least 1 hour.
Possible use of the drug, either alone or in conjunction with a condom. Not recommended toilet vagina for 6 hours after intercourse to avoid loss of contraceptive effect.
The efficiency and reliability of the method of contraception
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determined using the Pearl Index, which is equal to the number of unwanted pregnancies in the group of 100 women who use this method for one year. The index value for the Pearl of the contraceptive is 0, 3 - 1, 6. This means that for every 100 women who used Patenteks Oval H within 12 months, the pregnancy is only 0, 3 - 1, 6 women. In other words, Patenteks Oval N provides protection against unwanted pregnancy in 98, 4-99, 7% of cases.
Patenteks Oval H - it is a safe and effective non-hormonal contraceptive local action. Apply it is possible on a permanent basis, and periodically, as required.