Clotrimazole, candles


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Instructions for use

Klotrimazol Briefly: the candle is administered once a day, before going to bed, it is not necessary to wet it. The standard course is 6 days, but the doctor can prescribe another.

These vaginal tablets, often called candles, are referred to as antifungal agents. They are oval suppositories of white color (there are yellowish shades).

One vaginal tablet contains clotrimazole (100 mg) as an active substance. Among the auxiliary components:

  • Lactose (milk sugar),
  • potato starch,
  • microcrystalline cellulose,
  • Magnesium stearate,
  • Citric acid.

In one package there are 6 candles. In addition, in the box there is an applicator (depending on the manufacturer), which helps to insert a candle into the vagina.

Shelf life of the drug is 42 months. At the end of this period, the medicine should not be used. The storage temperature is not more than 25 ° C. The place where the medicine is contained must be dry and protected from light. Children are denied access to it.


First of all, of course, thrush .

1379193181_rews_168 It is important that clotrimazole suppositories help to resist a large number of species of fungi. Their action is based on the destruction of cells in the pathogenic microflora. In particular, the objects of drug exposure are:

  • Yeast fungi (including candida),
  • Mold fungi,
  • Dermatophytes,
  • Microorganisms that promote the appearance of colored lichens and erythrasms,
  • Trichomonases,
  • Streptococci,
  • Staphylococcus and others.

Antimycotic action of clotrimazole as an active substance is a violation of the synthesis of ergosterol, a constituent element of the membrane of fungal cells. This leads to a change in the permeability of the membrane and subsequent dissolution of the cells.

In small concentrations, the drug substance inhibits and stops the growth of fungi. And in large doses contributes to their death.

After the administration of the drug, its high concentration in the vaginal secretion and low in the blood persist for 48 to 72 hours. Metabolism in the liver to inactive metabolites occurs quickly.

Who is prescribed the medicine

G5118 Clotrimazole in the form of suppositories is prescribed when the genital organs are affected by a fungal infection with:

Other purposes of using the drug are:

  • Improvement of the birth canal on the eve of labor,
  • Prevention of infection before surgery or other therapeutic actions on the genitals.


Candlesticks Clotrimazole should not be treated patients with increased sensitivity to the active ingredient or auxiliary ingredients. During menstruation, you also can not use the medicine.

Pregnancy and lactation require caution in treatment. In accordance with clinical and experimental studies, the use of candles in these states did not lead to negative consequences for the health of women and children. But for greater confidence, the question of the possibility of prescribing a medicine should be decided by the doctor in each case separately.

Side effects

28915911 The use of clotrimazole as vaginal tablets can provoke side effects:

  • headache,
  • Burning, itching and swelling in the mucous membrane of the vagina,
  • Allocation,
  • Gastralgia,
  • cystitis,
  • Frequent urination,
  • Pain during intercourse,
  • Burning in the penis partner.


  1. To prevent the recurrence of urogenital infection, it is necessary to undergo treatment for both sexual partners.
  2. Before the completion of partner treatment, sexual intercourse is undesirable, since they can cause a re-infection.
  3. Do not use the applicator during pregnancy.
  4. Patients with hepatic insufficiency require periodic monitoring of the liver.
  5. If the effect of treatment is absent within a month, then confirmation of the diagnosis is necessary.

Interaction with other drugs

  1. Vaginal administration of candles reduces the efficacy of amphotericin B and other polyene antibiotics.
  2. Parallel use of nystatin weakens the action of clotrimazole.
  3. It is allowed to combine the treatment with suppositories and the intake of vitamin and vegetable supplements.

Treatment Scheme

638kl-1242369505 The doctor must choose an adequate concentration of active substance in accordance with the severity of the disease. Candles Clotrimazole is injected deep into the vagina once a day, before bed. During the manipulation, the applicator applied to the package is used.

The standard treatment term is six days. But the doctor prescribes the specific duration of therapy. If the expected results do not occur, then an additional treatment course is possible.

When sanation of the birth canal is performed, it is sufficient to introduce a single suppository once.

Learn more about cheap and effective candles from thrush


Before, I did not know what thrush is . During pregnancy at the 25th week immunity decreased and there were curdled discharge with itching. The gynecologist put the thrush. Has appointed vaginalnye tablets Klotrimazol. She also advised them to moisten them with warm water. The improvement came two days later. And after the entire course of 6 days the thrush disappeared. I liked this drug. It is cheap and efficient at the same time. Oksana, 24 years old, Moscow

Long suffered from chronic thrush. The friend advised Clotrimazole (itself was treated). Of course, it would be better to go to the doctor. But I did not find time. The course of treatment helped to get rid of this misfortune forever. I also made my friend to be treated. Alina, 30 years old, Saransk

I listened to the advertisement and bought an expensive drug from chronic candidiasis in the pharmacy. There were only two tablets. But there is no effect. I had to go to the gynecologist. The Clotrimazole he prescribed solved my problem. The medicine acts against fungal diseases. Very inexpensive and easy to use. His sister cured trichomoniasis. It's nice that they are available and do not beat their pockets. Victoria, 27 years old, Izhevsk

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  • Інна :

    Before Tim, yak uvodyti svichku clotrimazol na nich, chamomile promivati ​​possible?

  • Olga :

    Good afternoon! Prompt, and at bacteriemic or bacterial vaginosis it is possible to use clotrimazole?

  • Galina :

    After 2 courses of antibiotics, a strong intestinal dysbacteriosis occurred. The appointed treatment pomayet, but there were signs of a vaginal dysbacteriosis. Clotrimazole help?

    • Doc :


      Clotrimazole helps with thrush, dysbiosis and thrush - not the same thing. To restore the microflora, there are special female probiotics in the form of candles or capsules - Lactonorm, Laktozhinal, etc.

  • Nuria :

    Candella albigans was found in the stool. It is sensitive to Clatrimazole (Kandibene). Can candles be injected into the intestines?

    • Doc :


      It is possible, but it is ineffective. When candidiasis intestine appoint tablets, for example, Fluconazole or Pimafucin.

  • Devchul :

    If the symptoms of thrush have disappeared after 3 days of using candles, can I stop taking any more, end this treatment?

  • Nazym :

    Hello.already a week of burning itch and curdled discharge. Well, it hurts. Pregnancy 25 nd.k doctor can not go.what can you.zalain or clotrimazole?

    • Doc :


      With thrush rarely there are pain, there is a high probability that this is something else. If it were not for pregnancy, one could take candles with a wide spectrum of action and treat, but they are contraindicated to pregnant women. Therefore, without consulting a doctor can not do.

      If it is a thrush, you can Pimafucin. Zalain and Clotrimazole are equally risky to apply.

  • Sonia :

    What should a partner treat with treatment with clotrimazole?

  • Alina :

    Hello! Pregnancy 11 weeks, prescribed pimafucin! (Candidal vaginitis) is it possible to replace with clotrimazole ??? Thank you in advance)

  • Madeleine :

    Hello will help with banal vaginitis?

  • Anna :

    Good afternoon! Prompt, if the discharge is similar to pink yogurt, and the fishy smell .. is it bacterial vaginitis? Clotrimazole does not help?

    • Doc :


      Possible causes are many, you need a smear and an examination to determine.

  • Apalinaria :

    Hello! At me some days the itch and a burning sensation of sexual labiums does not pass or take place, tried or tasted suppositories klion-D100 did not help or assist, the itch remained, was washed away by a manganese, etc. Clotrimazole will help?

    • Doc :


      Clion D100 contains an antifungal component, so you do not have candidiasis, but something else. Go to the doctor, describe how they were treated and give the smear.

  • Nastya :

    Can I lose the lubricant? I use candles clotriamazole (5 days, no more symptoms) + Flukanazole tablets. What is the cause of dryness? There is no grease.

    • Doc :


      Yes maybe. It is associated with a violation of natural microflora. At the end of the course of treatment, use probiotics, preferably special - Lactonorm, Laktozhinal, Vagilak.

  • Nastya :

    Good morning, on the 5th day of the use of clotrimazole, a white liquid poured from me, creamy discharge as always was, but why did the liquid treat the milkweed?

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