How to apply Vishnevsky ointment in gynecology


The full name of the product is balsamic liniment according to Vishnevsky. The composition of this drug is very simple. The ointment contains only three components:

Thanks to this composition is provided:

  • fabric softening
  • stimulation of nerve endings
  • disinfection,
  • drying of wounds,
  • regeneration of the mucous and skin.

In gynecology, ointment is often used as part of a homemade tampon, the purpose of which is:

  • cleaning the mucous membranes and healing erosion,
  • treatment of wounds and stimulation of resorption of adhesions or cysts,
  • prevention of various female inflammations.

It is important to remember: self-medication can lead not only to increased inflammation, but also to complications of the disease. That is why it is necessary to consult a specialist before using the tool.

Indications for use in gynecology

A gynecologist may prescribe Vishnevsky ointment to patients with a diagnosis of:

  • ovarian cyst,
  • cervical erosion,
  • adhesions in the pelvis,
  • thrush (candidiasis),
  • infertility caused by obstruction of the fallopian tubes.

Liniment is prescribed as part of a combination therapy before and after operations on the uterus, tubes and ovaries. To enhance its action, doctors prefer to combine a therapeutic drug with antibiotics.

How and from what to make a tampon

  • take some cotton wool, scissors (process them with alcohol) and a sterile bandage,
  • cut the bandage into strips 15–20 cm wide, and make a ball of wool 3 cm in diameter from cotton wool,
  • Wrap the cotton wool in a bandage, fill the edges with the inside so that the fibers of the fabric do not get into the vagina, tie a tampon with a sterile, durable thread, prudently leaving a long tail. For him it will be convenient to remove the tampon,
  • impregnate with a Vishnevsky ointment with a gauze-cotton ball, after washing it before bedtime, introduce it as deep as possible into the vagina using sterile gloves. In the morning, remove the tool.

The treatment is carried out for two weeks, ensuring that itching, burning, swelling and other unwanted symptoms do not occur. Even one of them is a signal to contact a gynecologist.

Contraindications and possible side effects

Treatment with an agent rarely causes alarming symptoms in patients, if they use it as prescribed by a doctor and following the instructions. A rash may occur with prolonged use of the ointment.

Contraindications to use are:

  • hypersensitivity
  • individual intolerance to the components of the drug,
  • renal failure
  • tumors of different origin,
  • acute inflammation of the skin,
  • presence of open wounds.

The safety of using Vishnevsky ointment during pregnancy and feeding the baby has not been studied, therefore, it is prescribed taking into account the risk / benefit ratio.

When applied simultaneously on the same skin area with other external medicines, the formation of new compounds with an unpredictable effect is possible.

The modern pharmaceutical market provides an opportunity to choose analogues of almost any means. For example, Levomekol, Actovegin, Solcoseryl, and Ichthyol ointment, as well as other drugs, can serve as a substitute for liniment. Their direct prescription is not the treatment of female genital inflammations. But the gynecologist may include them in the complex therapy.

What gynecological diseases treats balsamic liniment

The use of Vishnevsky ointment in the presence of female diseases is allowed in the absence of acute inflammation, swelling and redness of the external genital organs and vagina. Gynecologists prescribe a drug for the treatment of the following pathologies:

  1. Endometriosis.
  2. Inflammation of the ovaries.
  3. Bartholinite.
  4. Cervical erosion.
  5. Urogenital candidiasis.
  6. Tubal infertility.
  7. Inflammatory processes affecting the pelvic organs.

In addition, liniment is used in the postoperative period if the polyps were surgically removed and the obstruction of the fallopian tubes was solved. To enhance the therapeutic effect of Vishnevsky ointment in gynecology is used in a complex. For example, tamponade can alternate with douche infusion of chamomile pharmacy or use of antibiotics.

As an adjunct treatment, ointment can be given to a woman with STDs. The drug does not affect sexual infection. His task is to increase the effectiveness of therapy.

How to make medical tampons with Vishnevsky ointment

Vishnevsky ointment into the vagina is convenient to use with tampons. A medicine-soaked product retains its therapeutic effect for longer.

But before you put the tampons, you need to learn a few rules for successful therapy:

  • Wash off before each procedure using soap and warm boiled water (the procedure is needed to clean the intimate organs from physiological secretions and ointment residues).
  • Put tampons in the morning and evening for 2 weeks. In the absence of obvious signs of improvement, seek medical attention after 3 days from the start of therapy.
  • Protect underwear with a pad, otherwise a foul-smelling liniment will stain your clothes.
  • Soak a tampon with ointment just before the introduction into the genital tract.
  • Do not use alcohol antiseptics during the treatment period with Vishnevsky ointment. They irritate the perineum and increase inflammation.

For the treatment of gynecological diseases, you can buy in the store packaging hygiene products and soak them with ointment. With our own hands, it is possible to make a product at home, and now we will describe in detail how to make tampons for the subsequent use of Vishnevsky ointment.

  1. Take an arbitrary piece of sterile bandage.
  2. Wrap the tape on a finger or a pencil.
  3. Wrap a gauze tip into the formed cylinder.
  4. Cover the surface of the product with medicine.

Put a medical tampon as an ordinary hygienic product. After extraction, it is disposed of. For the following procedure, make a new turunda.

It is better not to use ready-made tampons designed to absorb menstrual flow for therapeutic purposes. They actively absorb moisture and can absorb a significant part of liniment (its consistency is semi-fluid).

Side effects and contraindications

Despite the use of Vishnevsky ointment, it is impossible to use it without first having studied the contraindications.

Tampons soaked in liniment should not be used for acute infections of the genital tract, inflammation of the vagina, presence of purulent elements on the mucous membranes or fistulous passages prone to suppuration. Tamponade is not suitable for patients with allergies to the constituent components of the drug.

During pregnancy and lactation, it is not recommended to put tampons with Vishnevsky ointment into the vagina. The drug contains phenol and bismuth - toxic substances. In small quantities, they enter the bloodstream, from where they enter the uterus or breast milk. It is also necessary to take into account that the unpleasant smell of tar spreads to milk and forces the baby to refuse from natural feeding.

If Vishnevsky's liniment was used for dermatological purposes and was ineffective, it is not worth using it in gynecology. You should tell your experience to the doctor and choose another means that can destroy germs.

Side effects of the drug gives rarely. Negative reactions are manifested by mild urticaria, itching and burning sensation with the introduction of a tampon, irritation of the perineum, cutting or pulling back pain or lower abdomen. If, in addition to liniment, another agent was prescribed, the interval between the procedures should be 1 to 2 hours.

Analogs and price

Vishnevsky's balsamic liniment has analogues, but they are not gynecological preparations. Doctors add a remedy with similar pharmacological properties to complex therapy when it becomes necessary to arrest the inflammatory process or destroy bacteria.

What analogues of Vishnevsky ointment are found in the pharmacy:

  • Levomekol with methyluracil (price from 130 rubles and more).
  • Ichthyol ointment, the active component of which is ichthyol (costs 70 - 100 rubles).
  • Levometil with chloramphenicol (cheap medicine cost from 35 rubles).

How much is Vishnevsky ointment? In pharmacies in Moscow, the average price of the drug is 20 rubles per tube of 30 g.

In polymer cans with a volume of 200 ml of liniment is more expensive - about 100 rubles. In a half-liter can, the drug can be bought for 180 rubles.

Opinion of doctors

Modern gynecologists define tampons with Vishnevsky's ointment as an outdated method of treatment in reviews and prescribe innovative, fast-acting agents to patients. But older generation experts continue to treat women's diseases with balsamic liniment.

Why do some doctors see the point in practicing it? The fact is that the ointment consists of three active ingredients. Two of them are natural substances that cause harm only with hypersensitivity. Still, as an option, the body may react negatively to poor quality removal of residues of liniment.

Since the 1930s, women have been using Vishnevsky ointment in gynecology and do not know the problem. The tool, which costs a penny, does not cause difficulties in the application and heals the reproductive system. Following all the medical recommendations, scrupulous patients in a short time get rid of serious pathologies.

What women say

Those women who trusted the doctor and underwent a course of treatment with tampons with Vishnevsky ointment, leave laudatory reviews and are happy that they were able to get rid of the disease without extra costs. The property of components to expel pus from wounds has allowed many patients to cure running endometritis.

With infertility associated with obstruction of the fallopian tubes, liniment also finds its application. First, a woman has a pipe cleaning operation. In the rehabilitation period, Vishnevsky ointment is prescribed to accelerate wound healing.

Liliya, 39 years old: I make tampons from bandage and cotton wool and apply Vishnevsky ointment. On the advice of a gynecologist put a tampon in the vagina for 3 hours, after which I remove and douche with chamomile decoction. According to this technique, I treated thrush several times. The effect lasts a long time.

Tatiana, 27 years old: For 3 years I could not get pregnant and went to a doctor. Strong inflammation was diagnosed, which made it difficult to conceive. The gynecologist prescribed tampons with Vishnevsky's ointment. I was treated for only 2 weeks, but after 2 months the test showed the long-awaited two stripes. Pregnancy proceeded normally. Now the son goes to kindergarten.

Alla, 44 years old: Before, I often suffered from inflammatory diseases in the female part. Once a doctor suggested that I do tampons with Dimexide and Vishnevsky's ointment for the night. Dimexide must first be diluted with water 1: 1. The treatment has passed without side effects and relapses.

What is Vishnevsky ointment?

Liniment balsamic according to Vishnevsky (Vishnevsky ointment) - a tool that was invented by Soviet military surgeon A.V. Wisniewski back in 1927. The ointment is a powerful antiseptic, also endowed with strong astringent and restorative properties. This remedy is distinguished by a pronounced smell, which is explained by the presence of birch tar in the composition. Many people know that with this drug make bandages in the event of skin abscesses, thrombophlebitis, osteomyelitis, bedsores, frostbite. However, it can also provide significant benefits in the treatment of gynecological ailments.

Birch tar

This is the active component of the drug, which is the main culprit specific flavor. Birch tar has long been used in folk medicine to combat skin diseases, purulent formations, as well as in the field of cosmetology. It increases blood flow to the tissues, has an antiseptic effect.

Xeroform is another "fragrant" ingredient of liniment. It is a lemon colored powder with a specific odor. Its main action is the destruction of pathogenic microorganisms. In veterinary medicine it is used in its pure form, sprinkling open wounds, which indicates its non-aggressive effect on tissue.

Castor oil

Oil is the base of the drug. It has emollient properties, perfectly absorbed into the skin. As part of the ointment, it contributes to the warming and improved penetration of active ingredients.

It should be noted that the Vishnevsky balm compares favorably with other means of naturalness and safety of the composition, as well as a mild interaction with the natural microflora of the vagina. This can not be said, for example, about erythromycin ointment, also found use in gynecology.

The principle of the drug

Tampons with Vishnevsky's ointment are quite popular in gynecology. In particular, they are able to exert the following influence on the organs of the female reproductive system:

  • purification of internal genital organs,
  • healing of wounds and microdamages,
  • resorption effect in the presence of tumors (cysts),
  • tissue regeneration in the postoperative period,
  • antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal effects,
  • elimination of obstruction of the fallopian tubes,
  • restoration of microflora balance.

In gynecology, Vishnevsky's ointment is treated with vaginal tampons, which can either be purchased at the nearest pharmacy, or you can make tampons with your own hands.

What gynecological diseases can be treated with liniment?

Tampons with Vishnevskaya ointment are successfully used in the treatment of gynecological diseases. They are an excellent addition to anti-bacterial and hormone therapy, accelerating tissue repair processes and helping to eliminate inflammatory processes. In particular, with their help, it is possible to achieve positive dynamics in the treatment of the following female diseases:

  • inflammation of the appendages,
  • borololinite,
  • endometriosis and endometritis,
  • adhesions, tubular obstruction, in particular, such forms as hydrosalpinx,
  • fungal infections (thrush),
  • erosion processes
  • genital infections (as an additional method).

Linment and infertility

Balsamic liniment can help to solve such a serious problem only if a woman has been diagnosed with tubal infertility caused by chronic endometritis. In this case, tampons are used immediately after cleaning the pipes - this allows you to avoid the inflammatory process provoked by external intervention.

In some cases, the ointment is used as a component of the douching solution. To perform a similar procedure, it is added to the chamomile broth.

It is important to remember that getting pregnant with the help of liniment is possible only when undergoing a sufficiently long course of treatment. Therefore, it is extremely important to be patient and regularly perform the prescribed manipulations.

Clean Point Chinese tampons are also used to treat infertility. Women in their reviews of this product celebrate the onset of the long-awaited conception after the first course of the use of herbal tampons.

How to make a tampon for treatment with your own hands?

Some women use the usual hygienic tampon as a basis for treatment, but its use is not entirely justified. The fact is that the main function of such a device is inverse - it is the absorption of liquid secretions during menstruation. And in the treatment with liniment-liniment it is necessary to obtain the opposite effect - that is, maximum contact of the ointment with the surface of the internal genital organs.

How to make a tampon to treat yourself? It is extremely simple. For its production you will need a sterile bandage, cotton wool and scissors disinfected with alcohol. From the bandage it is necessary to cut off a strip about 15 cm long. You should roll a small ball out of cotton wool. This ball should be put in the center of the bandage and wrap it in such a way as to produce something that resembles an ordinary tampon. "Tail" is useful when you pull out a used product.

How to make tampons with Vishnevsky's ointment correctly?

For the treatment of gynecological ailments with the help of an ointment, you will need the ointment and the tampon itself (from a pharmacy or made by yourself). The agent is impregnated with a tampon and injected deep into the vagina all night. For one application you may need 12-15 g. In the morning a tampon is removed and douching with chamomile decoction is performed.

In the course of treatment, it can be noted that a certain amount of unusual discharge of a different shade is released, sometimes with an admixture of pus (perhaps even blood will be released). This suggests the effectiveness of the tool and its powerful cleansing and recovery processes occurring in the depths of the reproductive system.

More information about how to make tampons with ointment, or rather, about the duration of treatment, you will tell the doctor, who must be informed about the desire to conduct such therapy.

As a rule, the course consists of 10-15 procedures - this allows you to achieve the maximum effect. Most often, liniment is an auxiliary component of gynecological therapy, but in some cases it can also give excellent results when used solo.

Another possible treatment option is the prescription of Vishnevsky ointment in tandem with dimexide. This allows you to significantly maximize the effect of the active components of the ointment and enhance their penetration into the deeper layers. Such a combination makes it possible to treat inflammations of the organs of the female reproductive system even more successfully.

Contraindications and restrictions

As with any drug, liniment has several limitations for use:

  • It is not intended for oral use.
  • natural contraindication is therapy in the presence of individual intolerance of one of the components,
  • It is forbidden to use ointment for acute genital infections, in the presence of large ulcers on the mucous membrane of the genital organs,
  • limitation is a violation of the kidneys.

Read the article on the link how to treat thrush during menstruation and whether to postpone therapy during menstruation.

It should be borne in mind that one of the distinguishing properties of birch tar is the ability to increase susceptibility to ultraviolet radiation, so during therapy should be monitored time spent in the sun.

Apply the balm during pregnancy and breastfeeding should be with extreme caution, be sure to discuss the possibility of such treatment with your doctor.

Reviews on the use of liniment in gynecology

Indeed, this budget tool with unfavorable appearance and specific aroma can help in solving many diseases of the female genital sphere. In order to verify this again, let's look at the reviews on tampons with Vishnevsky ointment in gynecology.

Julia Starichova, 34, Moscow

“The doctor prescribed treatment with Vishnevsky's ointment in diagnosing inflammation of the right ovary. I put homemade tampons soaked in ointment for 10 days (for the night). The treatment gave an effect - the inflammation has passed, and as an additional bonus, the recurrent "thrush" has passed. That's for sure: everything new is well forgotten old. I didn’t even know that in such a simple way you can beat women's diseases. But it works! ”

Marina Belova, 28 years old, Tyumen

“I have a pipe obstruction. Got to the hospital with inflammation. A wonderful doctor prescribed tampons with Vishnevsky balm for 14 days (start after menstruation, if possible), then a break of 14 days, after menstruation, another 14 days of treatment. He said that you can repeat with exacerbation. Was treated 2 cycles. It's all over. While exacerbations were not. "

Veronika Efremova, 32 years old, St. Petersburg

“The last three years have been disturbed by severe pain during periods. A cyst of the right ovary was found. I read on the forum that girls treated polycystic tampons with Vishnevsky ointment. At your own risk began to be treated. After the third, I suddenly noticed that a large amount of some gray blood had gone on the laundry. I freaked out, ran to the doctor. After the examination it turned out that it was under the influence of liniment that same cyst had burst. Pleased with the result. "

Yana Zadorozhnaya, 30 years old, Voronezh

“I have been actively treating endometritis and endocervicitis for the third year already. Antibiotics are endless, dysbacteriosis in the vagina is so began that life simply was not sweet. I changed a few doctors, until, finally, a friend advised a good specialist. What was my surprise when he prescribed me (in addition to the main treatment) to put tampons with Vishnevsky balm for the night (10 days). It became easier after the third application. So far so good. I hope more ailment will not return. "

Olga Zhukovskaya, 24, Smolensk

“If I have a cold like a woman, Vishnevsky's balm saves me. Grandma suggested from her experience. Now I am one of those who were helped by such executions. Just insert the usual tampon with ointment before you go to bed. In the morning I pull out, wash myself thoroughly. I repeat it once 5-6. And everything is OK. The smell, of course, is terrifying, but the effect is super! ”

Composition and properties

The official name of the drug - Liniment balsamic Vishnevsky. The tool has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, accelerates the healing of soft tissues in various pathological processes. Compared with many modern analogues has a minimum of contraindications.

The drug has many advantages:

  1. It successfully copes not only with fresh, but also with old, intractable inflammations.
  2. In addition to anti-inflammatory, liniment has wound-healing properties.
  3. The drug can be used in the treatment of purulent tissue lesions.
  4. When using the tool there is no danger of overdose.
  5. During treatment, almost no significant side effects occur.
  6. Anti-inflammatory properties of the drug make it indispensable in surgery, despite the many modern medicines that have appeared on the shelves of pharmacies.

The composition of the drug

The composition of the tool is very simple, but at the same time absolutely unique. Due to its components, the drug effectively acts on local foci of inflammation.

  • Birch tar. It helps to increase blood flow to the affected areas. Natural antiseptic. It gives the ointment a peculiar smell,

    Birch tar is a natural remedy with a pronounced antiseptic effect.

  • xeroform. Antiseptic, kills pathogens,
  • Castor oil. Auxiliary component, which has a softening effect, helps to improve the condition of the mucous membranes.

Drug action

Vishnevsky ointment has a pronounced antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, astringent and moderate irritant effect. Due to this action, the blood flow to the treated area increases significantly, which speeds up the process of tissue regeneration. Castor oil, softening, helps the penetration of active ingredients into the affected tissues, thereby contributing to a more rapid onset of therapeutic results.

The complex of these properties explains the widespread use of the drug in gynecological practice.

Use for infertility

Liniment is the best way to "purge" purulent contents. Because of this, it can be used in the treatment of infertility, the cause of which is chronic endometritis (inflammation of the surface layer of the mucous membrane of the uterus).

Treatment of pathology begins with surgery to clean the fallopian tubes. In the rehabilitation period, swabs with liniment are prescribed for speedy healing.

Such procedures increase the success rate of treatment up to 56%, while in other cases the effectiveness of therapy is only 25%.

Contraindications and side effects, drug interactions

Contraindications to the use of the drug are individual sensitivity to the components, as well as boils, open wounds in particularly sensitive areas of the body.

In addition, it is not recommended for use with:

  • renal failure
  • tumors.

With prolonged use of the ointment, a rash may occur.

Use during pregnancy

In the period of childbearing, Vishnevsky ointment can be used as tampons only on the recommendation of a doctor and if the benefit exceeds the potential harm. External use means pregnant is allowed, with rare exceptions.

Ointment treatment during pregnancy should be under the supervision of a physician.

It is worth remembering that self-medication can only lead to exacerbation of the problem or cause serious complications.

During this period, the drug is used mainly for the treatment of varicose veins. The use of ointment helps to improve blood flow, reduces pain.

This remedy is also effective for hemorrhoids, which pregnant women often suffer from. In this case, the ointment is applied to hemorrhoids.

special instructions

  1. Children do not prescribe the drug.
  2. Vishnevsky ointment is intended for external use only, it can not be used inside, apply to the eye area and oral cavity, lay in the nasal sinuses. After using the product, wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water to avoid contact with these areas of the body. If this happens, the contact zone should be rinsed with plenty of warm water.
  3. Birch tar contained in the drug has the ability to increase sensitivity to sunlight. Therefore, avoid exposure to the sun during treatment (especially in summer).
  4. In the absence of positive dynamics in the treatment or deterioration of the condition, it is necessary to consult a doctor to correct the treatment plan.

Method of use: how to make a tampon

In gynecological practice, the tool is used in the form of tampons. It is often possible to meet recommendations on the network to use ready-made hygiene products for this purpose, but this is wrong.

Conventional tampons quickly absorb the ointment, so with their use to achieve a therapeutic effect will not work.

Homemade tampons from a sterile bandage are required.

For the manufacture of tampons, use an ordinary sterile bandage.

  1. For one product you need to cut off a piece of bandage about 30 cm long.
  2. Collapse it in the form of a tampon, leaving a “tail” about 10 cm long for easy removal.
  3. Soak this tampon with ointment and put into the vagina for several hours (usually at night).
  4. Then remove the tampon, giving the body time to rest until the next procedure.

The number of products, the frequency and duration of use are indicated by the attending physician.

The use of Vishnevsky ointment in gynecology

Balsamic liniment according to Vishnevsky is used to relieve inflammation in the ovaries, uterus, vagina. Its components of natural origin successfully cope with pathogenic bacteria and pathogenic fungi. These microorganisms most often provoke gynecological diseases. After applying the ointment to the vaginal mucosa or intravaginal tampon injection, the regenerative processes are started:

  • genitals are cleared of infectious pathogens and toxic products of their life,
  • wounds, erosion, fissures, ulcerations on mucous membranes,
  • benign neoplasms - cysts and polyps gradually decrease in size,
  • normal patency of the fallopian tubes.

Vaginal application of Vishnevsky ointment allows to speed up the epithelization and due to the restoration of the vaginal biocenosis. In place of dead yeast-like fungi and Escherichia coli, beneficial lactic and bifidobacteria begin to grow. They produce lactic acid, protecting the reproductive organs from pathogenic microorganisms.

How to make tampons with Vishnevsky ointment

In gynecology, the use of tampons from Vishnevsky ointment is practiced, but its simple application to the mucous membranes is also possible. The latter method is used to treat pathologies such as uncomplicated thrush or vaginitis in women. Tampons for vaginal administration are indicated for patients with fibroids and other benign neoplasms. For their manufacture should purchase sterile dressings - bandages, cotton wool or napkins. You can also use hygienic tampons, but they do not absorb balsamic liniment well. Make a medical swab at home is quite simple:

  • scissors, treated with any alcohol solution, cut off pieces of bandage about 20 cm long,
  • cotton is maximally tamped and balls are rolled up with a diameter of 3.0-3.5 cm,
  • the ball is placed on the edge of the bandage, the edges are wrapped inward and a tampon is formed,
  • for the subsequent extraction swab is tied with a strong thread or a thin piece of bandage.

It now remains to soak the tampon with balsamic liniment and enter into the vagina. When making it, you need to try to keep all the threads of dressings inside. Getting them into the inflamed areas of the mucous membranes can cause an increase in the pathological process.

Drug description

Vishnevsky ointment - a drug for local use with a pronounced antiseptic effect. It contains three ingredients - birch tar, xeroforms with a high content of bismuth and castor oil. All components of the drug have a therapeutic effect. In combination, they enhance and prolong the clinical effectiveness of each other. There are no substances in the composition to form the ointment base - vaseline, paraffin or lanolin. Therefore, the liniment has a liquid, syrupy consistency. It also has the following physical properties:

  • brown, grayish brown in cut,
  • intense peculiar smell of tar and xeroform.

The drug is used both as a monotherapy, and in conjunction with other medicines. In gynecology often used tampons with Dimeksidom and Vishnevsky ointment. The combination of two antiseptics helps to quickly stop inflammation, significantly speed up recovery.

pharmachologic effect

Vishnevsky ointment-balm is used in gynecology due to its many-sided therapeutic effects. In the process of using the drug, the abdominal pain disappears, the menstrual cycle is normalized. Due to its antimicrobial activity, the discharge of thick greenish-yellow mucus from the vagina stops.

The powerful anti-inflammatory effect of the ointment is based on components that have the following therapeutic effects:

  • birch tar irritates sensitive nerve endings of epithelial tissues. This leads to a decrease in pain, burning and cramping when urinating. In the tissues affected by inflammation, blood circulation is restored and microcirculation is normalized. Due to the entry into them of nutrients and biologically active substances, regeneration is accelerated,
  • xeroform coagulates proteins, eliminating purulent processes, drying wounds and erosion. It sanitizes inflammatory foci, removes toxic compounds from them. Xeroform denatures proteins, accelerating the recovery of damaged tissues,
  • Castor oil eliminates irritations on the skin and mucous membranes. It nourishes the cells, saturates them with moisture, ensures the penetration of vitamins and microelements. Oil forms a dense shell on the surface of the epithelium. It protects them from the penetration of pathogenic microorganisms.

The use of high doses of liniment has a bactericidal effect. In the cells of bacteria and fungi the biosynthesis of proteins and nucleic acids is disturbed, accelerating their destruction.

Release form and composition

Balsamic liniment is produced by Russian pharmaceutical factories. Primary packaging of the drug - dark glass bottles or aluminum tubes. Each of them contains 25, 30 or 40 g of Vishnevsky ointment. The secondary packaging is a cardboard box with an annotation inside it. The composition of the drug includes such ingredients:

  • tar - a product of dry distillation of birch bark,
  • castor oil, castor oil,
  • xeroform - bismuth tribromophenolate.

The drug should be stored in a dark place at a temperature not higher than 15 ° C. Shelf life - 5 years, after opening the package - 2-3 months. The cost of liniment is about 50 rubles.

For vaginal administration, candles with Vishnevsky ointment are used.

They are not produced by the pharmaceutical industry. Suppositories are made to order in the prescription-production departments of pharmacies by the method of rolling out or pouring. Usually they contain balsamic liniment, lanolin, liquid paraffin and cocoa butter. You can cook candles and at home according to this recipe:

  • 100 g of cocoa butter are melted in a water bath and 30 g of ointment is administered in parts,
  • cool slightly and poured into thick foil forms.

For solidification, suppositories are placed in a refrigerator. Cocoa butter melts at the temperature of the human body, so the candle should be inserted into the vagina quickly.

Instructions for use

The use of Vishnevsky ointment in gynecology is based on its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. In some cases, they are not enough, so liniment is combined with other drugs. It can be:

  • infusions of healing herbs - chamomile, sage, oak bark, St. John's wort, succession, elecampane,
  • pharmacological preparations - Dimexide, Ihtiolovaya ointment, Levomekol, Levosin.

Before the introduction of the tampon into the vagina, herbal infusions or antiseptic solutions are recommended for douching. In this way, the mucous membranes of the genital organs are cleansed of microbes and products of the inflammatory process.

The duration of treatment is determined by the doctor. It necessarily takes into account the results of laboratory tests and the degree of tissue damage.

Indications and Contraindications

Balsamic liniment suppresses inflammatory processes in the ovaries, cervix, vagina, destroying infectious pathogens. Its active ingredients inhibit the growth and reproduction of fungi and pathogenic bacteria. Balsamic liniment and candles with Vishnevsky ointment in gynecology will be used in the treatment of such diseases:

  • cervical erosion,
  • cervicitis,
  • endometriosis of the cervix,
  • adnexitis,
  • bacterial and fungal vaginitis,
  • ovarian cyst,
  • vulvovaginitis.

The drug is prescribed to women after surgery.

One indication of the use of balsamic liniment is infertility.

Problems with conception usually occur due to the presence of chronic gynecological pathologies. Doctors diagnose infertility with adhesive processes, endometriosis, cervicitis.After their treatment, the integrity of the endometrium is restored and pregnancy begins. If the pathologies are triggered by a changed hormonal background, then replacement therapy is performed for the patients.

Vishnevsky ointment is not assigned to patients when identifying individual sensitivity to the ingredients.

Dosage and administration

Tampons with Vishnevsky ointment is the most effective remedy for the treatment of pathologies of the reproductive organs. They are assigned to patients diagnosed with infectious and inflammatory diseases of the ovaries and cervix. Vishnevsky ointment is recommended to enter into the vagina and applied to the mucous membranes with bacterial and fungal lesions. For the treatment of inflammation of the Bartholin gland, the use of baths or compresses is practiced. Liniment is applied to a sterile cloth and applied to damaged areas overnight.

The average duration of the therapeutic course is 10 days. For single use, the doctor prescribes from 5 g to 15 g of the drug. If there is no improvement after 5 days of use, the liniment is replaced with an active analogue.

Side effects and special instructions

Do not exceed the recommended dose of a gynecologist drug. This will not speed recovery, but will provoke irritation, itching and burning.

In rare cases, a local allergic reaction may develop during treatment.

When using tampons with Dimexide and Vishnevsky ointment increases the likelihood of systemic side effects. If you experience headaches, dizziness or nausea, treatment procedures should be canceled.

Use during pregnancy and lactation

Tampons with Vishnevskaya ointment in gynecology are rarely prescribed to pregnant and breastfeeding women. It is advisable to use the drug in the form of dressings and only by doctor's prescription.

The acting analogues of Vishnevsky ointment are Ihtiolovaya ointment, Levomekol, Bepanten, Dexpanthenol, Solcoseryl gel.

Galina, Krasnoyarsk: After cauterization of erosion, I used gynecological tampons with Dimexide and Vishnevsky ointment. The doctor after the next examination said that everything heals at an accelerated pace. Indeed, a very effective treatment.

Valeria, Volgograd: I could not get pregnant for a long time, I had to go to a doctor. He diagnosed chronic endometriosis. After treatment with Vishnevsky ointment, Terzhinan and chamomile infusion, the long-awaited conception came.

Vishnevsky ointment

Back in the 30s of the last century, the surgeon A. Vishnevsky created an antiseptic and wound healing ointment based on three affordable and cheap components:

  • xeroform,
  • birch tar,
  • castor oil.

Xeroform is one of the most popular and inexpensive surface antiseptics. Birch tar has an antimicrobial effect, and it also gently irritates the place of application, improving blood circulation in it. Castor oil nourishes the tissues, and in addition, it “drags” other components deeper into the skin.

Balsamic liniment according to Vishnevsky is used for purulent processes, carbunculosis and furunculosis, dermatitis, for antiseptic treatment of epithelial tissues after operations, to accelerate cell regeneration.

Vishnevsky balm in gynecological practice

In the last century, tampons with Vishnevsky ointment began to be used in gynecological practice for the treatment of various diseases of the reproductive system in women:

  • ovarian inflammation,
  • cervical erosion,
  • Bartholin gland inflammation (Bartholinitis),
  • with endometriosis,
  • with vaginal dysbiosis and thrush.

Liniment balsam is suitable not only for the treatment of gynecological diseases, but also for recovery after operations on the organs of the reproductive system. This ointment contains antiseptic and oil, it is prescribed after such interventions:

  • surgery to remove polyps in the uterus and fallopian tubes,
  • removal of adhesions in the reproductive system
  • treatment of hydrosalpinx - pipe obstruction.

The manufacture and use of tampons

Tampons with Vishnevsky's ointment cannot be applied independently, as this drug has many contraindications. Incorrect use of liniment can lead to burns of mucous membranes of the genital tract and the exacerbation of certain diseases: purulent cysts or fistulas, acute inflammatory processes. About how to make tampons and use them should tell the gynecologist, below the information is provided for review.

How to use a tampon

Tampons with Vishnevskaya ointment must be inserted into the vagina after a shower or washing away before bedtime and left overnight. In the morning, remove the remedy. After the procedure, it is recommended to thoroughly rinse the external genitals with a special gel for intimate hygiene in order to remove oil residues, which can increase perspiration and soil clothes.

Vishnevsky ointment in gynecology is used by the course, its duration depends, for example, on the depth of wounds or the neglect of thrush. This is necessary to talk with your doctor. On average, treatment is carried out for 8-15 days, during which it is necessary to insert a tampon with balsamic liniment daily for the night.

Ointment action

The introduction of tampons with Vishnevsky ointment in the treatment of gynecological problems has several effects:

  • normalization of the vaginal microflora,
  • antiseptic action - the ointment prevents fungi and pathogenic bacteria from multiplying,
  • wound-healing effect, in which the mucous membranes, wired wounds and scars are tightened faster,
  • normalization of patency of the fallopian tubes after elimination of adhesions by improving blood circulation,
  • acceleration of postoperative restoration of the reproductive system.

All this is achieved only with the proper use of tampons with the drug, which will appoint a doctor. When using self-ointment to eliminate inflammation or thrush, a woman may experience negative consequences.

Possible harm of Vishnevsky ointment

Modern gynecologists prefer to use instead of Vishnevsky ointment preparations of a new generation, which act faster and more efficiently, while not delivering discomfort. To treat diseases of the reproductive system in women with balsamic liniment continue mainly specialists with great experience.

Is the rejection of tampons associated with Vishnevsky ointment with the harm of this drug? Liniment contains only three components, two of which are natural and can only be harmful if you are hypersensitive and poor quality removal of drug residues.

Ointment Vishnevsky practically does not cause any harm, except when women use it, despite contraindications. Then it can cause the release of pus from fistulas or carbuncles.

Tampons with balsamic liniment have been used in gynecology for a long time, their effectiveness in treating many problems with the reproductive system of women has been tested for decades. Using this drug is easy, but it is important to remember about the thorough removal of its residues. Before starting treatment, you need to pay attention to contraindications.

Use in gynecological diseases

For gynecological diseases, swabs with this drug are used. They are used to eliminate inflammation of the pelvic organs, uterus, vagina, obstruction of the fallopian tubes, tubal infertility, inflammation in the ovaries, vaginitis, vulvovaginitis, as well as inflammation of the appendages.

Vishnevsky ointment on tampons in gynecology is used for diseases of cervical erosion, fungal infection and other gynecological diseases.

With the help of tampons, the internal genitals are cleaned, used when wounds and microdamages appear. This drug is a supplement when conducting antibacterial and hormonal therapy.

Terms of use for treatment

Liniment balsamic use, putting on tampons that you can buy at the pharmacy or make at home. This method is used in gynecology. Tampons with liniment can be used in combination with gynecological diseases.

During the procedure can not use the internal palpation.

When treating with Vishnevsky ointment, the instructions for use must be studied in advance..

  • requires a tampon and balsamic liniment itself,
  • on a tampon, bought in advance or made independently, means of 12−15 g is applied,
  • after soaking, the tampon is inserted into the vagina for the whole night or at least 4-6 hours, depending on the doctor’s prescription,
  • retrieved in the morning or after the allotted time.

If the balsamic liniment is prescribed by the gynecologists transvaginally (inside the vagina), there may be discharge of different colors and shades during use. These secretions suggest that the drug actually works.

A course usually consists of 10–15 procedures and is an auxiliary procedure to the prescribed therapy. A single use of the drug does not give the desired effect, a course of treatment is needed.

In most cases, the use of one ointment is sufficient, but it can be combined with other means. For example, in combination with dimexide, the interaction of the components of the drug with the mucous membrane of the internal organs is enhanced, which is effectively used for diseases of the female reproductive system.

In addition, these two agents, when applied simultaneously, quickly stop inflammatory processes.

The advantages of homemade tampons

If balsam-liniment is used in the treatment of gynecological diseases, then tampons are used for greater efficiency. You can use a tampon, purchased at a pharmacy or made by hand.

Experts highlight the benefits of a tampon, made independently at home. Indeed, in practice it turns out that the use of a purchased tampon is not justified. This tampon is designed to absorb liquid menstrual flow. If the Vishnevsky ointment is used for gynecological purposes, it is necessary that the drug be in contact with the surface of the internal organs.

The creation process is simple. For the manufacture of the tampon will need:

  • alcohol-treated scissors
  • sterile bandage (or gauze),
  • wool (also better sterile).

One should know how to use tampons using the Vishnevsky ointment in gynecology independently. The process of their manufacture is as follows:

  1. You need to cut a piece of bandage (cloth) 15−20 cm
  2. Make a ball of cotton.
  3. Place this ball in the center of the cut bandage and roll it up in the shape of a tampon.
  4. When twisting, a small “tail” remains, which is necessary when taking a tampon from the vagina. You can also use a thick thread.

In addition to tampons, candles with this medication are used in the treatment of gynecological diseases. These candles are not made to order, they can be purchased at the prescription and production department of municipal or state pharmacies. They contain liniment, lanolin, cocoa butter and liquid paraffin. Also, these candles can be prepared by yourself at home, when writing a prescription preparation by a doctor.

Purpose and effect of balm

The prescription for this medicinal balm is quite large, including in the treatment of female diseases. The use of the drug is prescribed for nagging pain in the lower abdomen, to normalize the menstrual cycle. Vishnevsky's preparation is used in gynecology before surgery or after it as a complex therapy for the speedy healing of wounds.

To date, some gynecologists do not see the benefits of such an application. Although experts with extensive experience recommend this tool for female diseases in conjunction with the main purpose.

Now the use of the drug is recommended in a strictly individual way. The effect of the drug is quite large:

  • used with antibiotics, the effect of combination is higher than when using only antibiotics or a separate drug,
  • has antiseptic properties, helps to restore the genital mucosa,
  • produces an antiseptic effect,
  • promotes patency of the fallopian tubes, etc.

Specialists-gynecologists prescribe this medicine even with infertility. Treatment with its use in such a diagnosis is prescribed only if tubal infertility is obtained as a result of chronic endometritis. Swabs with the drug are prescribed after cleaning the fallopian tubes.

Thanks to the observance of just such an order of use, the inflammatory process, which could be triggered by the intervention of a foreign object, is effectively prevented. The opportunity to become pregnant exists only with long-term complex use. Liniment balsamic is used in gynecology for the treatment of STIs as an additional drug. The use of this medicine alone will not get rid of the infection.

Restrictions on use

Contraindications when using a little in comparison with indications. But nevertheless, as with most drugs, ointment also has a number of restrictions:

  • it is intended for external use, it cannot be used orally, be used if you are hypersensitive to one or several components of the drug,
  • Do not use in acute genital infections, kidney disease.

It is important to remember that when applying Vishnevsky ointment in gynecology, it is necessary to reduce the periods of exposure to the sun. In pregnancy and breastfeeding, the drug should be used with caution and only when prescribed or agreed with the doctor.

Reviews of some users

Balsam liniment, used in many areas of medicine, is a cheap product with a rather unpleasant smell and appearance. It helps in the treatment of many diseases of the female genital organs, and users are convinced of the wide range of its medicinal properties.

For the past few years I have been disturbed by very painful periods. And in the last year the pain was unbearable, I had to go to the examination. As a result, a cyst of the left ovary was detected. I was pleased that it was not cancer, but I prescribed a bunch of expensive drugs, and I was upset. Climbed on the forums. Subtracted there, that the girls cured polycystic tampons with Vishnevsky balsam. I decided to take a chance and began to be treated by the same method.

After the third time, a considerable amount of some incomprehensible gray mass suddenly fell off the laundry! How scared I was! Running rushed to the doctor. Investigated the mass. It turned out that it was under the influence of liniment that the cyst that prevented me from living broke! Now nothing hurts me at menstruation, I am 100% happy with the result.

Recently I was diagnosed with obstruction of the fallopian tubes. I was taken by ambulance with an acute attack and fever. Diagnosed with inflammation of the appendages. I was afraid that I would be stuck in the hospital for a month, as there were severe pains. But I was lucky with the doctor: my attending physician went against the prescriptions and wrote me for the treatment of tampons soaked in Vishnevsky balm, ordered me to put for 2 weeks. And I was allowed to go to the hospital not to go to bed, but to monitor the gynecologist at the polyclinic at the place of residence.

I feel better by the end of the third day. It only got better and better. Two weeks later, I was feeling like a completely healthy person. The gynecologist at the clinic said not to be deceived, and after 10–14 days, repeat the course again and continue after exacerbations after it. But they, thank God, was no more.

To those who decide to be treated the same way, I will say that there is one subtlety in use: it is most effective to begin treatment after menstruation. After the break and the beginning of the next course, it is also better to wait until the monthly passes, and repeat the two-week course.

I was prescribed a complex therapy for inflammation of the appendages. I tried to use tampons bought in a pharmacy. I tried, the feeling is unpleasant. After that I made it myself, put in tampons soaked in ointment. She completed the full course of therapy and soon recovered quickly!

How to do gynecological tampons?

To do this, you need to stock up with sterile medical bandage and cotton wool. First you need to cut off a strip from a bandage with a length of 10-15 cm, wrap a small ball rolled out of cotton wool. An ointment is applied to it and injected vaginally, leaving a tail for extracting a therapeutic agent after use. The tampon is left until the morning all night. For one procedure, you can use 12-15 g of funds. After extraction, it is necessary to make douching chamomile decoction.

The therapeutic effect of the tampon can be recognized by the appearance of secretions that some people have with admixture of pus or blood.

This suggests that the home remedy has a cleansing and restorative effect that can cure the reproductive system of women. The course of therapy with medication lasts 10-15 days. Therapeutic balm is prescribed as an additional auxiliary component, but sometimes it gives a very good result without other medications.

Attention! Before the introduction of the tampon, it is necessary to wash and soak the external genitalia with moist sanitary napkins.

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Reviews of women about tampons with ointment

For two days I put tampons with Vishnevsky ointment. I was afraid that the thrush would start (I read reviews), but no, everything is fine, only the smell of horror. The symptoms of cystitis subside a bit, but I still drink cannephron and Nephrofit tea, so I don’t know what exactly helps.

Girls, yesterday I was also given tampons with Vishnevsky's ointment, so I put it on for the night, I immediately noticed the effect! In the morning, lower abdomen does not hurt.

No matter how valuable and safe means liniment is considered, it alone will not be able to defeat the diseases of the female sphere. This is an effective auxiliary therapeutic component. But it must complement the antibiotic. Only a doctor can pick it up. This is important to remember before using the drug.