Livarol - guide gives a clear understanding of the mechanism of action of antifungal drug, as well as the indications and contraindications for its use, side effects and other features of the application.
The mechanism of action of candles livarol
Livarol (active substance - ketoconazole) - is an antifungal drug that is available in vaginal suppositories. Each suppository contains 400 mg of the active active ingredient ketoconazole and auxiliaries - butylhydroxyanisole, suppository bases - macrogol 1500, macrogol 400. Manufacturer - Russian pharmaceutical company Nizhpharm, a member of STADA group.
Candles livarol act locally, their mechanism of action is associated with the suppression of livarola synthesis of ergosterol required for fungal cell membrane structure. Simultaneously it is changing the lipid composition of the membranes of fungi, which leads to their death.
Livarol active against the yeast Candida, some other pathogens fungal infections
Fungal infection: to prevent and defeat
And also with respect to certain types of bacteria - staphylococcus and streptococcus. This action allows you to actively use the livarol for the treatment of fungal diseases of the genital organs of women, which are often combined with staphylococcal and streptococcal infection.
Vaginal candles livarol when administered into the vagina quickly dissolve and are mostly local, almost soaked in blood, so systemic effects on the women do not have.
Indications and contraindications
The indication for the use of vaginal suppositories
Vaginal suppositories - for contraception and treatment of inflammation
livarol is vaginal candidiasis or thrush female genital mutilation. Treatment subject, both acute and chronic, often relapsing forms of the disease.
Do not use this candle livarol in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy and hypersensitive to the components of the drug by the body of woman. Livarol used with caution in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy (after 12 oynedeli before childbirth), lactation, children under 12 years.
How to use candles livarol
Before use the candle is removed from the package outline, and then injected deep into the vagina in the supine position. In acute vaginal candidiasis
Thrush - vaginal candidiasis: when to go to the doctor?
procedure is carried out once a day (preferably at night) for 3-5 days. The duration of treatment depends on the rate of disappearance of symptoms of thrush.
In chronic recurrent vaginal candidiasis appoint one candle in over 10 days. In order to prevent re-infection thrush, in the instructions for this medicinal product is recommended simultaneous treatment of sexual partner.
The manual emphasizes that should not interrupt treatment livarolom
Livarol: cure thrush
independently if signs of thrush go - incomplete treatment can lead to the transition of the disease into a chronic form, or to more frequent recurrence ..
Candles livarol usually no side effects when used. But sometimes it may cause allergic reactions in the form of hives or itchy allergic rash. Occasionally there are local reactions such as irritation of the vaginal mucosa, accompanied by swelling, redness and itching.
Sometimes using candles livarol allergic reaction can not develop at the woman and her sexual partner in the form of redness and slight swelling of the penis.
Data on drug overdose have been reported, as it is practically not absorbed into the blood, and therefore, does not provide a general (systemic) effects on the body. In connection with this spark livarol can be used simultaneously with any other medicines prescribed by your doctor.
Keep candles livarol in a dry, protected from light and away from children, at temperatures not above 25 ° C.
Candles livarol sold in pharmacies without a prescription, but that does not mean that a woman should use them on their own without a doctor's prescription. The main problem that must be carried out laboratory control of cure. In addition, the fungal infection rarely occurs alone, more common mixed fungal-bacterial infection. If bacterial microflora includes streptococci or staphylococci, the livarol able to cope with it, but there are many other agents of bacterial infection - in this case it will require additional treatment, which may appoint a doctor.
Candles livarol - effective anti-fungal agent, which is best applied by a doctor.