- Polizhinaks - used cautiously
- Mechanism of action
The structure Polizhinaks includes three active substances: neomycin, polymyxin B and nystatin
Nystatin - help with candidiasis
. Polizhinaks has antibacterial, antifungal and antibacterial action. Polymyxin B effective against such gram and gram microorganisms like Staphylococcus aureus, Corynebacterium, E. coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Haemophilus influenzae, Proteus, Klebsiella and others. It increases the permeability of the cell membrane, causing bacteria lysis.
Neomycin belongs to the aminoglycoside antibiotic. It forces the bacteria to produce abnormal proteins that do the same bacteria nonviable.
Nystatin has antifungal activity. It destroys Candida albicans, Cryptococcus and Histoplasma capsulatums. This substance inhibits the synthesis of ergosterol - one of the major components of cell membranes.
How to take Polizhinaks
Polygynax take intravaginally, 1-2 capsules per day. If possible, some time after administration should remain in a horizontal position. The course of treatment usually lasts from six to ten days - a six-day course is usually required for the prevention of, and ten - for treatment. In some cases, a more prolonged drug.
Do not stop taking Polizhinaks during menstruation.
During the course of treatment is necessary to avoid using tampons
How to use sanitary pad - basic precautions
and latex condoms. It is recommended to wear cotton underwear and use panty liners. To avoid infecting others, before the end of the treatment of personal use towels. Sexual partners of women diagnosed with any vaginal infection
How to avoid vaginal infection
It is strongly recommended to undergo a medical examination.
- Bacterial vaginitis
- Non-specific vaginitis
- Fungal vaginitis
- Prevention of vaginal infections after gynecological surgery
Polizhinaks can not be taken by pregnant or lactating women, and children. Polizhinaks considered dangerous for pregnant women according to the World Health Organisation. In Russia, the appointment of the drug to pregnant women is not prohibited, but doctors tend to choose other means of treatment.
Hypersensitivity to at least one of the components Polizhinaks also a contraindication to its use.
The composition Polygynax except the listed ingredients include soybean oil. If you are allergic to peanuts or soya, do not take Polizhinaks.
People with kidney failure
Kidney failure - when treatment is vital
, Kidney disease and diabetes should be Polizhinaks with caution and only under medical supervision.
Polizhinaks can cause side effects such as skin rash, itching and burning sensation in the vagina and, very rarely, ototoxicity and nephrotoxicity.
If signs of severe allergic reaction, stop taking Polizhinaks need and seek medical advice immediately.