- Chlorhexidine digluconate ,
- Katedzhel With,
- Chlorhexidine Gifrer.
: 289 р. Average price online (pack. 10 pcs) * : 289 p.
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Instructions for use
The use of vaginal candles Hexicon is a reliable modern way to combat sexually transmitted infections. The simplicity of treatment does not mean that Hexion candles can be “prescribed” to yourself without the participation of a doctor. Only a specialist can determine the appropriate treatment regimen.
It is worth saying that the drug is almost not effective against thrush , although sometimes patients try to use it in this area. This again tells us that self-treatment is not always effective.
Vaginal suppositories Hexicon belong to the group of antiseptics of local exposure. As an active substance, they contain chlorhexidine digluconate (8 or 16 mg in each candle), which is active against the simplest gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.
They have a torpedo shape and white color (a yellowish tint is possible). Packed in 10 pieces. in the cell contour packaging. Packages of 1 piece are also produced.
Included are 2 plastic disposable fingerprints for maximum hygiene, they are depicted in the first photo (the equipment may vary, check with the purchase).
The drug should be stored in a dry place out of the reach of light and children. The ambient temperature should not exceed 25 ° C. Has a two-year term of use.
Hexion is an emergency aid in protecting against sexually transmitted infections. The drug is used for therapeutic and prophylactic purposes. One candle is enough to reduce the risk of contracting such unpleasant diseases as:
- genital herpes,
- bacterial vaginosis
The most important point in the prevention of these diseases is efficiency. The drug should be used no later than two hours after the end of sexual intercourse. At a later time, the drug will not give the desired result due to the penetration of the pathogen into the vaginal mucosa.
The advantage of candles is the absence of a negative impact on the vaginal microflora. Treatment does not violate the functional activity of lactobacilli.
As stated in the description, Hexicon candles are shown in the following cases:
- prevention of genital infections,
- therapy of vaginitis of different etiology, bacterial colpitis.
Suppositories are prescribed as a prophylactic measure of gynecological and obstetric complications of an infectious and inflammatory nature:
- before giving birth
- before surgery in the field of gynecology,
- on the eve of an abortion,
- in the case of studies of the uterus,
- when install intrauterine device.
Contraindications and side effects
The only category of patients who can not use candles - people with particular sensitivity to the components of the drug. This property may be manifested by an allergic reaction - itching in the area of contact with the drug. Other rare manifestations of a particular reaction can be:
- the skin of the hands becomes sticky (maximum 5 minutes),
- in general, the skin becomes drier,
- painted tooth enamel,
- taste may be disturbed.
No other restrictions. Even during pregnancy and feeding, the product is allowed to use. This is due to the local action of the drug, which is almost not absorbed into the blood.
Be careful with children. They are allowed to use the drug Hexicon D - vaginal suppositories of 8 mg.
Special information. If intensive therapy is carried out, it is better not to have sex at the time of treatment and wait for a full recovery.
These candles are not compatible with detergents, which include anionic group:
- sodium carboxymethylcellulose,
- sodium lauryl sulfate.
It is also unacceptable combination with soaps and other detergents, which are intended for intravaginal administration.
How to use
For treatment purposes, Hexicon candles must be inserted deep into the vagina twice a day - in the morning and in the evening one candle. The duration of the procedure from 7 to 10 days (i.e. 2 packs required). In some cases, this period is extended to 20 days.
Preventive measures consist in the introduction of a suppository after intercourse without protection. The procedure to perform before the expiration of two hours. Such prophylaxis does not guarantee complete disinfection and can only be carried out if absolutely necessary.
After the introduction of medication possible discharge. Under the influence of heat, the candles melt inside and fill the space with a therapeutic gel.
It is not recommended to start treatment before menstruation. With menstruation, treatment is interrupted, and after they end, they start over again
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