Fluconazole for the treatment of thrush: how to quickly get rid of the fungal infection

September 4th, 2013

 fluconazole for the treatment of thrush
 Fluconazole for the treatment of thrush (vaginal candidiasis) is used widely. This is a very effective drug for the treatment of acute thrush enough disposable receiving fluconazole for preventing recurrence of the disease, fluconazole is used once a month.

 Fluconazole for the treatment of thrush: how to quickly get rid of the fungal infection

Causes and symptoms of thrush basic

The cause of candidiasis of genitals Candidiasis genitals: possible severe complications  Candidiasis genitals: possible severe complications
   (thrush) is a yeast-like fungus genus Candida, which is almost always present in the genital mucosa composed of conditionally pathogenic. But with normal immunity, this pathogen can cause disease if the immune system is reduced, fungi of the genus Candida begin to multiply rapidly and cause infectious inflammation - candidiasis.

The main signs of yeast infection in women Thrush in women - the relevance of the problem  Thrush in women - the relevance of the problem
   are the white cheesy raids on the mucous membranes of the vagina and vulva, the same or a cheesy white discharge (bleach) and severe itching in the genital area.

If the yeast infection does not treat in time, acute infectious-inflammatory process goes into a chronic, which is much worse treatment. For the treatment of yeast used antifungal drugs and immunomodulators.

 Fluconazole for the treatment of thrush: how to quickly get rid of the fungal infection

Treatment with fluconazole thrush

Fluconazole - is a highly effective anti-fungal drug broad spectrum of action, which is available in capsules for oral administration and as a solution for injection. The mechanism of action of fluconazole is associated with the suppression of the action of enzymes fungal cells, which leads to blocking the synthesis of sterols needed for the fungal cell membrane construction. It violated the permeability of the cell, its metabolism and the cell dies.

Candida species exhibit a high sensitivity to fluconazole. For the treatment of acute vaginal candidiasis enough single use of fluconazole capsules of 150 mg. Similarly treated thrush and men. To prevent a recurrence of the disease in its chronic treatment capsules of 150 mg taken once a month for six months or more. At the same time, prescribe treatment to restore immunity. Typically, this allows for a long time to get rid of yeast infection.

Elderly patients fluconazole administered with caution, carefully checking the function of the kidneys. If it is not broken, the single dose is not reduced. If the kidney function once fluconazole possible the full dose, in the case of long-term use of fluconazole dose adjusted.

 Fluconazole for the treatment of thrush: how to quickly get rid of the fungal infection

This is counter fluconazole

Fluconazole is contraindicated if you are hypersensitive to its components, pregnancy, breast- Breastfeeding - a personal choice  Breastfeeding - a personal choice
   feeding, as well as simultaneously with some drugs which have a negative effect on the heart, such as cisapride, especially fluconazole if administered in a large dose.

 Fluconazole for the treatment of thrush: how to quickly get rid of the fungal infection

Side effects and overdose

In most cases, fluconazole is well tolerated. However, even after a single application in the treatment of yeast may develop side effects such as nausea, abdominal discomfort, headache. Allergic reactions are also possible. When receiving fluconazole meet both immediate type allergic reactions (urticaria, angioedema, anaphylactic shock) and mixed or delayed-type (erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis).

With increasing dose and duration of treatment increases the risk of violations of the liver or kidneys, with a single application of such side effects usually do not happen.

In addition, you may experience seizures, alopecia, changes in the blood (decrease in white blood cells and platelets), lipid disorders.

With a significant excess of the therapeutic dose of fluconazole may increase any side effects. There may be seizures, hallucinations, changes in behavior (for example, patients may appear unmotivated suspicions), increasing nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms  Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms

First aid is gastric lavage, after which the patient can be given a few pills of activated carbon. Simultaneously, the patient should drink plenty of fluids and take a diuretic - as fluconazole can be removed from the blood. Assign also symptomatic treatment.

Fluconazole is used to treat thrush. He very effectively cope with the fungi of the genus Candida, even with a single application. A monthly prevention of recurrence of thrush in its chronic course allows you to completely forget about this disease.

Galina Romanenko

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Candles from yeast to women - the expediency of local therapy

August 22, 2012

 Candles from yeast to women
 The use of vaginal suppositories for thrush is a basic therapies. Local effects of the drug contributes to the effective removal of the pathogen. To determine the duration of therapy may be only a doctor depending on the clinical form of thrush. Candles are also included in the course of preventive treatment with the long-term course of the disease.


Topical treatment

There are a variety of drugs, which are produced in the form of suppositories. They exhibit antifungal activity and can be used for therapeutic purposes. Candles are different in their composition, so in each individual case, you can choose the most optimal scheme of therapy.

In practice, use of the following drugs:

  • imidazole and triazole antifungals series
  • drugs with antiseptic activity, containing iodine or other antiseptics

Through targeted local exposure can achieve recovery in a short period of time. The only condition for the success of the therapy is the timely appointment of the treatment and elimination of the influence of provoking factors. Talking about the effectiveness of therapy can be based only on the results of pilot studies in seven days after completion of primary treatment. The preparations of the last generation have a curative effect after a single application, so it is sufficient to use only one candle for thrush to recovered. The active ingredient of these candles is sertaconazole. One-time use of the drug can be called a very convenient way of treatment, while there is no systemic effects on a woman's body. For this reason, these candles are used for the treatment of thrush Treating Thrush: how to get rid of bad fungus  Treating Thrush: how to get rid of bad fungus
   in pregnancy and the postpartum period.


Choosing candles - for and against

Currently, the pharmacy network to offer a huge selection of candles. Women buy drugs on the advice of friends, acquaintances or employees of pharmacies. Sometimes self-prescribe medication themselves, and seeing what the treatment is ineffective, treated by the doctor. The choice of drug depends primarily on the form in which proceeds yeast which a woman has co-morbidities, based on the results of laboratory examination. The choice of drug is best left to professionals.

In some cases, thrush occurs on background women having concomitant infection. The simultaneous presence of other fungal flora microorganisms may complicate providing treatment, so that this situation is necessary to use formulations with a wide variety of microbial activity. These tools include candles terzhinan Terzhinan - accessible and efficient  Terzhinan - accessible and efficient
 Povidone-iodine. They have components that action is directed against fungi, protozoa and bacterial flora. The candlelight terzhinan added another hormone component (prednisone), so this kind of candles are recommended for removal of acute manifestation of inflammation. Depending on how the disease occurs in women, it can be assigned to six or ten candles on the course of treatment. In the absence of intolerance to iodine therapy thrush carried candles povidone iodine. Within seven days administered twice a day in the vagina.

As a preventive treatment antifungals used before surgery, diagnostic procedures. If the yeast infection in women occurs in the form of kandidonositelstvo, the specific therapy is not performed.

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