Of the many drugs that can relievewoman from harmful bacteria, fungus and other causes responsible for the inflammatory process, can be identified Betadine. our site will tell in detail about its composition, disease, from which it can deliver. And yet, we will explain to readers if there are contraindications to its use, there are possible adverse effects during treatment?
General information about the preparation
Betadine can be seen as a solution, ointment,liquid soap and vaginal suppositories. All of these forms for several years already purchased by hospitals. Their everyday use allowed gynecologists considerable experience of effective clinical use. At the moment, doctors all over the world rather successfully prescribed Betadine their patients. Almost 40 years of preparation was subjected to various studies. They showed that Betadine has proved popular not only for outpatient use, that is, at home, but also in preparing women for surgical interventions in the hospital setting. Betadine can reduce the risk of complications in the postoperative period. Entitled "Betadine" medicine is available on one of the pharmaceutical plants located in Hungary.
The solution, which is used for external purposes, is prepared in 10% concentration, since it is very similar to the familiar to all iodine. Then it is packed, 1000, 120 and 30 ml in plastic vials green.
If you look at the ointment manufactured also in 10%concentration, it has a homogeneous structure, the color of her brown. A distinctive feature - the presence of the characteristic odor of iodine. The tube weight 20 g ointment.
Now let's take a closer look at"Betadine" suppositories. The term "Suppositories" refers to solid at room temperature, dosage forms that are melted (or break) when they enter the body cavity. Vaginal suppositories melt when they get into the vagina, providing there is a local therapeutic effect. For ease of use, these suppositories are made in the form of small torpedoes, the color of their dark brown, homogeneous consistency. Each candle weighs 3 grams. In the package 14 (or 7) suppositories.
The main active substance ispovidone-iodine. In one of his candle 200 mg, and in the role of an auxiliary component serves Macrogol 1000 Povidone-iodine has a pronounced antiseptic, antifungal, antiprotozoal and disinfectant properties. That is, the drug is detrimental effect on the cell walls of pathogens, such as Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, fungi, viruses, protozoa. Getting on the skin or mucous membranes, iodine released from the complex interacts with proteins and cell wall of the pathogenic flora yodaminy destroys them and cause further destruction of both Gram negative and Gram positive bacteria. Thus during topical application of iodine is almost absorbed into the bloodstream. The mechanism of action Betadine does not allow harmful microorganisms to develop resistance to the drug. And many of today's antibiotics if they are constantly wrong use, cease to have a therapeutic effect, ie, do not destroy pathogens.
When appointed Betadine in candlelight?
The drug is well established in the treatment of gynecological diseases following:
- Vaginitis how badly flowing, with a mixed infection, and was transformed into a chronic form.
- Trichomoniasis (Betadine then be one of the means of combination therapy).
- Bacterial vaginosis is caused by a gardnerella.
- vaginal infections that occur after treatment with strong antibiotics or steroid agents.
- Preventing infections to diagnostic procedures or surgery to the female genital organs.
Mode of application
Prior to introduction into the body cavity of the candle tipslightly moisten with water and enter deep into the vagina. Making it more convenient to just lying. Some patients pick up one foot on the chair, and then introduced into the candle. Of course, pre-supposed to observe all the rules of personal hygiene, hands should be clean. Then he should lie down for about an hour, so that the active drug substance is well and evenly distributed over the surface of the mucous membrane of the vagina. Therefore it is better to carry out the procedure before going to bed. In the acute phase gynecologist appoint 1 suppository twice a day, preferably - early in the morning and before bedtime. In chronic illnesses the treatment should be carried out within 14 days, but a candle to enter 1 time at night. In some cases, when the disease responds poorly to treatment course can last for 21 days. During the use of women to use panty liners, so as not to stain the linen.
If, during treatment appeared monthly, the treatment is not canceled on these days, the procedure continues.
Sometimes it is found that the patienthypersensitivity to Betadine. She appears a little itching or burning. Typically, after a few days the body ceases to respond in this way. But sometimes there are more serious symptoms, such as contact dermatitis, characterized by the appearance of psoriasiform small reddish elements. This will certainly tell your doctor, he will cancel the drug, and pick up another antibacterial agent. If the patient had disorders of the thyroid gland, and it is a long time introduces Betadine, it is possible to develop such a disease, hyperthyroidism.
Are there any contraindications in medicine?
Yes, our site warns readers that Betadine is not recommended in the following cases:
- in case of hypersensitivity to iodine or other auxiliary components of the composition or intolerance;
- hyperthyroidism, nodular or endemic goitre or other violations in the work of the thyroid gland;
- during therapy with radioactive iodine;
- during neoplastic thyroid;
- with dermatitis herpetiformis;
- in childhood.
In gestation and lactation gynecologists rarely prescribed candles Betadine. If this occurs, then only under strict medical control.
The drug is not compatible with other antiseptics and disinfectants, particularly if they contain alkali, enzymes or mercury.
If hydrogen peroxide is used simultaneously with the silver or drugs, that they reduce the therapeutic effect each other.
If you have soiled during treatment with betadine hands or clothing, these marks easily washed away with water.
our website drew attention to their readers that the package with the suppositories should be stored at a temperature ranging from +5 to +15 degrees Celsius. Keep away from small children!
The virtue of the drug is what Betadineprotected from the appearance of resistant microbes him. Another valuable feature - the ability to use any of the days of the menstrual cycle. But if there are adverse effects, then report them to the attending gynecologist.