Contraceptive vaginal suppositories - one of the ways of protection

January 13th, 2013

 contraceptive vaginal suppositories
 One of the most popular and sought advances in medicine today are the tools that protect against unwanted pregnancy. According to the mechanism of action are three types of contraception: mechanical, biological and chemical. The range of contraceptive products is very wide. It can be a tablet, both for domestic and for vaginal application, ointments, sprays, gels, and, of course, candles. Contraceptive suppositories are widespread among women and are popular. But, of course, it should be noted that contraceptive candles, like all other drugs and methods of protection from unwanted pregnancy, have their advantages and disadvantages.

 Contraceptive vaginal suppositories - one of the ways of protection

Structure and mechanism of action of contraceptives candles

Contraceptive suppositories are spermicides. On the composition of isolated two types of candles. Some Sich contain benzalkonium nitrate, other nonoxynol. Both active substances have an influence on the sperm membrane, destroying it and reduce the mobility of sperm, and what is the contraceptive effect. But every woman who has opted for this method of contraception Contraceptive Methods: Ten myths about contraception in the mirror of facts  Contraceptive Methods: Ten myths about contraception in the mirror of facts
 Should keep in mind that birth control pills do not provide candles absolute protection against unwanted pregnancy. Contraceptive effect reaches only 80%, while in other cases, women become pregnant. As a rule, this is due to any violation of the conditions of storage, or failure to comply with the instructions for use candles.

 Contraceptive vaginal suppositories - one of the ways of protection

Terms of Use

First woman should know that candles are chemical contraceptives contain acids, so they must not be in contact with an alkaline medium. Otherwise, alkaline environment (for example, soap used for cleaning the) destroy the active substance. It is fraught with decrease in contraceptive effectiveness of candles and an increased risk of unwanted pregnancy. For personal hygiene preferred to use an ordinary clean water or foaming agents that do not affect the pH of the vagina and can be combined with spermicides.

Introduction of candles made in the supine position, about forty minutes before the alleged sexual intercourse. This time is necessary to melt the candle into the vagina. In addition, it must be remembered that the contraceptive effect lasts candles from forty minutes to one hour. Repeated sexual intercourse should be reintroduced contraceptive candle.

 Contraceptive vaginal suppositories - one of the ways of protection


Contraceptive vaginal suppositories Vaginal suppositories - for contraception and treatment of inflammation  Vaginal suppositories - for contraception and treatment of inflammation
   possess a number of advantages. These include:

  • convenience and ease of use;
  • availability of candles;
  • Use candles with contraindications for the other contraceptive methods (intrauterine devices, hormonal pills);
  • candles do not have a systemic effect on the body, and act locally;
  • the absence of contraindications to the use of contraceptives candles;
  • protection from sexually transmitted infections Genital infections - which are the most dangerous?  Genital infections - which are the most dangerous?
   (antibacterial, antifungal, antiparasitic and antiviral activity).

 Contraceptive vaginal suppositories - one of the ways of protection


Contraceptive candles, as well as other methods of contraception, of course, also have their drawbacks:

  • in some cases, cause itching and irritation of the vagina and perineum;
  • lack of spontaneous sexual intercourse;
  • at constant use may develop thrush;
  • It can not be used in the presence of vaginitis suppositories and topical treatment period;
  • it is not recommended to use contraceptives candles Contraceptive candles - be disciplined  Contraceptive candles - be disciplined
   continuously (only in rare and irregular sexual acts);
  • contraceptive effect is quite low (80%);
  • the use of candles requires responsibility and discipline.

Frequently used contraceptives candles


The composition of candles Pharmatex include benzalkonium chloride. One suppository contains 18 mg of active substance 9. The package contains ten suppositories. You must enter a candle for ten minutes before sexual intercourse and contraceptive effect lasts up to four hours.

 Contraceptive vaginal suppositories - one of the ways of protection

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The active ingredient is nonoxynol, in one suppository contains 0, 075-0, 15 g. active substance. We introduce a candle for ten minutes before intercourse, contraceptive effect lasts for two hours.

Anna Sozinova

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Treatment for thrush antifungal drugs - the main groups of drugs

August 18, 2012

 treatment of thrush antifungal drugs
 In the treatment of thrush main objective to be achieved, it is the complete removal of the pathogen causing the disease. There is a fairly wide choice of medication that are used in practice. Treatment for thrush antifungal drugs should be prescribed by a doctor after a full examination of the woman. To prevent the development of serious complications from the practice of self must be abandoned.

 Treatment for thrush antifungal drugs - the main groups of drugs

What is included in a group of antifungal agents

An extensive group of antifungal drugs includes two groups of funds. This medication imidazole and triazole series. In a separate group include preparations containing various antiseptic agent such as iodine.

Of the group of imidazole series often in practice used the following drugs:

  • clotrimazole vaginal suppository or tablets one percent cream. For topical use, creams, which follows ten days, apply a thin layer on the skin of genitals outside multiple times during the day. Tablets intended for insertion into the vagina and administered from seven to fourteen days
  • ketoconazole candles. If thrush is keen for it is sufficient to hold antifungal therapy within five days. In more severe chronic form of the disease duration of therapy should be ten days
  • omokonazol candles. Duration of appointment data of candles depends on the dosage of the drug. When using suppositories, which contain 300 mg of the drug, they are administered only for three days. Candles 900 mg are intended for single administration
  • econazole and isoconazole candles. Candles should be led into the vagina for three or six days, as determined by the clinical picture of the disease

Triazole a number of drugs have systemic antimycotic effect, therefore these medicines should be included in the therapy. Itraconazole is administered simultaneously with local therapy of 200 mg three days. Enlarge recommended duration of treatment for thrush that occurs in the chronic form. In this case, systemic medications woman should take six months.

 Treatment for thrush antifungal drugs - the main groups of drugs

Possibilities of treatment of thrush in modern conditions

At present a great opportunity to conduct an effective therapy even in the appointment of a single dose of the drug. Current antifungal agents can be assigned to a single administration, while achieving good clinical results confirmed by laboratory studies. These drugs include sertaconazole that in the pharmacy network known as Zalain. These plugs must be inserted into the vagina once only. Term of action of the active medicament is seven days, so to carry out a check-up following the expiration of this period.

Quite often, the doctors in their practice are faced with a situation where women are currently prescribed intake of tablets Nystatin Nystatin - help with candidiasis  Nystatin - help with candidiasis
   for the treatment of thrush. This is the most negative impact on the further course of the treatment process and its effectiveness. It is proved that when using this drug does not occur inside of the absorption at the level of the intestine, so it has no systemic antifungal effects on the body. With regard to topical application of nystatin in the form of suppositories, in case of determining the sensitivity of the pathogen, it can be recommended for topical treatment.

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