Hexicon is an antimicrobial and antiseptic drug. The main active ingredient is chlorhexidine digluconate, an aqueous solution. It has an effect on many gram positive and negative bacteria. When used in the form of vaginal suppositories, it only has a local effect, without being absorbed into the general circulation.
- As a prophylactic agent after unprotected intercourse to prevent infection with syphilis, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, chlamydia, ureaplasmosis,
- Prophylactic agent of inflammation after surgery on the reproductive organs,
- Treatment of vaginitis, endocervicitis,
- Included in the treatment of urethritis and prostatitis,
- Widespread use by dentists for the treatment of problems of the oral cavity of infectious genesis.
Before use it is necessary to consult a specialist.
The drug is used intravaginally. Before the introduction of the need to remove the protective shell.
For medical use, use one candle twice per day. Course duration is ten days. If necessary, the reception can be extended for another ten days.
For prophylactic purposes, you need to enter once one candle, but no later than three hours after the coitus.
For the prevention of possible diseases of the reproductive organs apply candles twice a year. Usually use up to five candles, which set before bedtime.
As a prevention of unwanted pregnancy during unprotected intercourse, you need to enter one candle, a few minutes before coitus.
Cases of overdose with the use of drugs have been identified.
Possible side effects when using the drug
- When taken in the form of vaginal suppositories, itching and discomfort are possible,
Menstruation is an integral period of the sexual cycle of the female body. But the menstrual stage is not an absolute contraindication when using hexicon. Candy hexicon during menstruation can be used, it is not necessary to stop the treatment course. But it is worth remembering some of the nuances when applying hexicon during menstruation.
This drug has a detrimental effect on many microorganisms due to the fact that it creates an acidic environment in the vagina. During menstruation, with the rejected cells of the uterus, blood is released, which by its chemical nature is weak alkali. Blood reduces the effect of the drug, it has virtually no therapeutic effect. Like the monthly, and the use of detergents has a negative impact on hexicon. Therefore, it is better not to use a hexicon in menstruation, but will return to its use immediately after them.
If the doctor prescribed the reception of candles, and you know that after a few days, the periods begin, you should not wait for them to end. It is necessary to begin treatment immediately, and continue after the monthly passes.
It can be concluded that these candles will not have a bad effect on the body during menstruation, but the expected result will not be. Soap also has a destructive effect on chlorhexidine, therefore, after the administration of suppositories, it is not advisable to wash out using soap, gel, etc.
You need to protect your health. In a timely manner contact the specialist who will prescribe the desired drug in the right dosage and scheme of its use. Do not self-medicate. After all, it can cost you health and a lot of money to restore it.