Can I use Klion-D candles for menstruation?


Klion-D 100 is a combined antibacterial, antiprotozoal and antifungal drug used in gynecology. The drug has a wide spectrum of action, and one of the active components, metronidazole, is active against Trichomonas, Giardia, Amoebas, Bacteroids, Clostridia, Fuzobakteriy, Peptostreptokokkov and other microorganisms. The second component of the drug is miconazole is taking with gram-positive microorganisms, yeast fungi and dermatophytes. Klion-D is available in the form of oral tablets and vaginal tablets. Prescribe a drug for the treatment of inflammation and infections of the vagina (vulvitis) caused by Candida fungi or trichomonas. The candle is introduced deep inside, previously moistened with warm water. The course of treatment usually lasts about 10 days. At the time of treatment, it is desirable to exclude sex.

Klion-D during menstruation

Tablets for oral administration during menstruation are not prohibited, but vaginal tablets are not recommended because the blood of the effectiveness of existing components is significantly reduced. In addition, part of the dissolved candle is washed away with blood from the vagina, which reduces the concentration of active ingredients and makes Klion-D ineffective. Therefore, with monthly treatment with this drug, it is better to postpone it until the end, but if they started suddenly, you can continue the therapy, given the fact that it may not be very effective.

Klion-D during pregnancy

Not all pregnancy is calm and smooth and the woman's condition may worsen. The most common problem is candida vagina, that is, thrush. Doctors can prescribe Klion-D for her treatment. Its use during this period is allowed, but only in the third trimester. Early vaginal pills can negatively affect the fetus and even stop its development. But also not to treat candidiasis is also dangerous, since, in addition to discomfort, persistent infection can harm the fetus, so doctors sometimes prescribe Klion-D even earlier. The main thing in this case is to use the drug strictly under the supervision of a physician.

The composition and principle of operation

Klion D is a candle that is manufactured by Gedeon Richter in Hungary and is aimed at fighting bacterial and fungal infections of the genital organs. These suppositories are sold in packs of 10 pieces.

The main active ingredient is metronidazole. This substance has a very good absorbability in the blood, is able to pass into breast milk and placenta. Up to 80% of the substance is excreted naturally through the kidneys, staining urine in a reddish or brown color. The rest of the substance is excreted through the digestive tract.

In addition to metronidazole, the drug also contains another active ingredient, miconazole. It has a detrimental effect on pathogenic microbes, but it is practically not absorbed into the blood and remains in the body for a long time.

Once in the body, the active components make disastrous changes in the DNA of bacteria, as a result of which they become permeable to water and salts. They disrupt metabolic processes in cells that die over time.

A significant advantage of the drug is that the components act exclusively on harmful bacteria and do not kill the vaginal microflora. The following microorganisms are subject to the action of the drug:

  • Candida fungi,
  • Trichomonas vaginal,
  • peptostreptokokki and peptokokki,
  • Gardnerella,
  • gardenia
  • bacterioids
  • fusobacteria and eubacteria,
  • vylonone,
  • Clostridiums
  • some other bacteria.

Indications and contraindications for use

Indications for use are diseases of the genital organs caused by the above-mentioned microorganisms. The drug does not apply in the following cases:

  • with blood problems,
  • at children's age till 12 years,
  • with a history of epilepsy, stroke and liver disease,
  • if you are allergic to any component.

During the action of the drug, it is recommended to abandon any activity that requires a good reaction, concentration and attentiveness, since the agent can cause impaired attention.

With frequent use, side effects can occur - all sorts of discomfort in the genitals. Vaginal secretions of white, brown or red may also appear, which may last for 14 days after stopping treatment. Most side effects do not require medical attention. But with obvious clinical manifestations of overdosing (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, itching of the epidermis, metallic taste in the mouth, dizziness, urine staining in red), it is necessary to wash the stomach, drink activated charcoal and stop taking the drug. When the acute symptoms of poisoning pass, you should consult with your doctor about changing the dosage or use of another medication.

Use of suppositories during menstruation

Doctors agree that it is undesirable to start treatment with Klion D during menstruation because suppositories lose their effectiveness due to the effects of active substances present in the woman’s blood during this period. In addition, the active substance, which has already dissolved in the vagina, can be leached out along with the flow of menstrual blood. As a result, there is a decrease in the concentration of useful components, which significantly reduces the effectiveness of the drug.

If menstruation began during the course of treatment, you should consult with your doctor about the appropriateness of continuing treatment. In some cases, even with reduced efficacy, the drug should still be used in order not to interrupt the treatment.

In the instructions for candles manufacturer recommends this method of use during menstruation:

  1. Wash the genitals with warm water and baby soap or intimate hygiene.
  2. Wash hands thoroughly.
  3. Remove the candle from the blister, wet it in warm boiled water.
  4. Lie on your back, spread your legs and insert a candle as deep as possible into the vagina with your fingers.

This procedure is best performed overnight so that you can remain calm until the tablet dissolves.

Sometimes, as a primary or secondary treatment for menstruation, doctors prescribe oral administration of the drug Klion D. Independent intake of this drug can lead to an overdose, so self-treatment in this case is unacceptable.

It should be borne in mind that a woman’s partner also needs to be diagnosed for the presence of infectious agents. If the result is positive, both partners should consult with your doctor. With the ineffectiveness of Klion D, tests are conducted for susceptibility of harmful microorganisms to the active substance of the drug. Based on these studies, other drugs are selected.