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Instructions for use
Metromicon-Neo is a combined preparation based on two active ingredients with antifungal and antibacterial action: metronidazole and miconazole.
The medicine also has an antiprotozoal effect, that is, it has a detrimental effect on parasitic protozoa (lamblia, amoebas, trichomonads, etc.). Metromicon-Neo is effective against infections caused by gram-negative and gram-positive anaerobic bacteria.
The tool is actively used in gynecological practice to combat diseases of the sexual sphere, including vaginitis and vaginal bacteriosis.
When is appointed?
Indications for the appointment of the drug are fungal and bacterial infections of the genital organs and vagina, as well as mixed genital infections. Most often, Metromicon-Neo is used to treat the following conditions:
- vaginal candidiasis;
- vaginal trichomoniasis;
- vaginitis (acute and chronic);
- vaginal bacteriosis;
- genital infections of mixed type.
Important! The drug is not effective for the treatment of infections caused by aerobic organisms, but when taken simultaneously with antibiotics, Metromicon-Neo enhances their action (with a mixed type of pathogenic flora) and inhibits the growth of pathogenic bacteria.
How to apply?
Suppositories "Metromicon-Neo" are inserted deep into the vagina. At all stages of treatment it is necessary to monitor the hygiene of the intimate zone. Immediately before the introduction of the candle, it is recommended to conduct a hygienic washing and processing of the hands (with an antiseptic or a disinfectant solution).
To achieve a therapeutic effect, 1 suppository per day is used. The recommended time for the procedure - just before bedtime. After the introduction of the candle should remain in a horizontal position for at least half an hour.
The duration of treatment depends on the diagnosis and the severity of symptoms. Standard treatment times are as follows:
- acute vaginitis - 7 days;
- chronic vaginitis - 14 days;
- vaginal bacteriosis - 7 days;
- thrush (vaginal candidiasis) - 7 days.
When relapses, as well as the absence of results of the treatment, it is recommended to use the drug for at least 14 days.
The absolute contraindications for the use of Metromicon-Neo suppositories are:
- the first 12-14 weeks of pregnancy;
- integrity of the hymen;
- age up to 18 years;
- hypersensitivity to ingredients;
- allergic to medication components.
After careful evaluation, the attending physician may limit the use of the drug if there is a history of the following diagnoses (due to an increased risk):
- diseases of the kidneys and liver / partial dysfunction of these organs;
- pathology of the nervous system;
- impaired microcirculation;
- violation of blood formation;
- porphyria (impaired pigment metabolism).
Pregnancy and lactation
In exceptional cases, Metromicon-Neo can be used to treat pregnant women in the second and third trimesters in cases where there is no safe alternative, or there is no positive trend from the use of other methods. Pregnant women during the entire period of treatment should be under the supervision of a gynecologist or obstetrician.
Lactation is a contraindication for the use of the drug, as metronidazole is excreted in breast milk. If necessary, use breastfeeding should be discontinued. The resumption of lactation should occur no earlier than 24-48 hours after completion of therapy - this is the period of complete elimination of metronidazole from the body.
With the occasional use of large dosages of the drug, as well as with prolonged therapy, systemic effects may occur, for example, a metallic taste in the mouth, headache, dyspepsia, and digestive disorders.
Treatment is symptomatic and does not require discontinuation of treatment.
Side effects that occur during the treatment with Metromicon-Neo candles can be divided into two groups: local (appear only at the place of use) and systemic (associated with the work of the internal organs, which is affected by the absorption of active ingredients).
Local side effects :
- irritation (peeling, dryness);
- burning and tingling;
- allergic reactions ( urticaria ).
Systemic side effects:
- constipation or diarrhea;
- loss of appetite;
- taste disturbance;
- headache, dizziness (very rarely - loss of consciousness);
- psychosis and neurosis (moderate);
- violation of coordination.
Important! In case of occurrence of negative reactions of high intensity, the use of the drug should be discontinued and contact your doctor.
Composition and pharmacokinetics
"Metromikon-Neo" consists of three ingredients:
- miconazole (ergosterol blocker, destroys fungal cells by disrupting the integrity of the cell membrane) 100 mg;
- metronidazole (destroys bacteria and the simplest parasitic microorganisms) 500 mg;
- a mixture of glycerides (to create a fatty solid base).
The drug is available in the form of white vaginal candles with a recess at the end (14 pieces per package). The average cost is 314 rubles per pack.
The bioavailability of metronidazole with intravaginal administration is 20%. The substance is metabolized in the liver, excreted mainly in the urine (the half-life is from 6 to 11 hours).
Miconazole is practically not absorbed by mucous membranes and is not detected in the systemic circulation.
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