How are the candles
The active substance of the drug "Geksikon" is a chlorhexidine digluconate – antiseptic substance broad spectrum. However, he sustained an acid-resistant forms of bacteria, their spores, fungi and viruses.
This tool can help in the treatment of gynecological diseases and sexually transmitted infections (herpes, syphilis, chlamydia, trichomoniasis, gonorrhea). The advantage of "Geksikon" over other drugs is that it does not alter the natural microflora of the vagina and even restore it. Due to the extremely local action of this drug is prescribed to pregnant women, lactating mothers and adolescents.
Side effects of the drug are very rare. They manifest themselves in the form of allergic reaction and relieves itching and irritation, which takes place immediately after the cancellation procedures.
Typically, the interval from the moment of infection genital infection prior to the development of the disease approximately equal to 2 hours. Therefore, with the purpose of prophylaxis it is expedient to use candles "Geksikon" not later than two hours after contact.
"Hexicon" as a means of contraception
Among the many advantages of the drug – its spermicidal action. To prevent unwanted pregnancy, the drug inserted into the vagina five minutes before intercourse. Its effect lasts up to four hours. However, repeated contacts will need additional administration tools. After unwanted sexual intercourse douching with soap, which destroys the active ingredient "Geksikon".
Candles "Geksikon" designed for use in extreme cases. Their constant use to prevent unwanted pregnancy is undesirable, this can impair the ability of the vagina to cleanse itself.
Candles "Geksikon" during the month
Very often it happens that the woman began the course of treatment, and all of a sudden started the "critical days". How to be in this case? Most experts believe that it is desirable to suspend the procedures until the discharge stops. If menstruation is not enough time, better to wait and start the treatment after its completion. This is because the menstrual blood will not allow the candle to provide a therapeutic effect in full. "Hexicon" has an acidic environment, which kills the main part of pathogens. However, the activity of the drug is greatly reduced under the influence of alkalis, including blood, inactivating it.
Advice 2: How to use candles "Hexicon"
"Hexicon" is an antibacterial agent, effective against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria and protozoa. The active substance is chlorhexidine digluconate.
Instructions for use of the "Hexicon"
"Hexicon" is produced in the form of suppositories for intravaginal use. The drug is prescribed for the treatment of infections caused by chlamydia, gonococcus, Treponema, Ureaplasma, trihomonadami, and also to prevent these infections. The drug does not affect the included in the composition of the normal vaginal microflora lactobacilli. Viruses, fungi, acid-fast bacteria bacterial spores are resistant to "Geksikon. The tool has a spermicidal effect, it can affect sperm, disrupting the permeability of their cells, so candles Hexicon can be used as a contraceptive. The drug can be used as a preventative treatment before surgery in the pelvis (including abortion, diathermocoagulation of the cervix, introduction of intrauterine device). "Hexicon" is also given to pregnant women before delivery in the prevention of genital infections.
Candles Hexicon" we need to enter deeply into the vagina one or two times a day for one thing. The duration of treatment to seven to ten days. According to indications, the course of therapy can be extended for up to 20 days. For the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases, the candle "Geksikon" you need to enter no later than two hours after unprotected sex. To prevent unwanted pregnancies candles administered five minutes before sex. Despite the fact that the tool is valid for four hours, with repeated sexual act requires the use of a new candle. To improve spermicidal effect, it is recommended to use candles "Geksikon" together with means of intrauterine or vaginal diaphragm. After intercourse is not recommended douching with soap and water.
"Hexicon": side effects and contraindications
"Hexicon" can cause itching of the genitals after use. This symptom disappears after discontinuation of the drug. "Hexicon" is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to the components. Do not use the medicine simultaneously with the personal hygiene, which is composed of a substance group anionic – sodium lauryl sulfate, carboxymethyl cellulose sodium, and saponins.
Caution tool used in children, in this case it is recommended to use the "Hexicon D (8 mg). Allowed the use of the drug in pregnant and breastfeeding women, as it is poorly absorbed into the blood. The toilet of the external genitalia does not affect the tolerability and efficacy of candles Hexicon". The activity of the active substance is reduced if the vagina there is blood or pus. "Hexicon" is sold in pharmacies without a prescription.