Femilex - antiseptic preparation for local use. It regulates the balance of the vaginal microflora.
The clinical action of suppositories is aimed at restoring and maintaining normal indicators of the level of acidity and vaginal flora, lactic acid helps to inhibit the growth of acid-sensitive, conditionally pathogenic and pathogenic flora.
In vaginal infections, lactic acid provides an acid reserve, which is necessary for correcting the resulting shift in acidity of the vaginal secretions to the alkaline side. The drug enhances the natural protection of the vagina against genital infections.
The drug that regulates the balance of the vaginal microflora.
Terms of sale from pharmacies
You can buy by prescription.
How much do Femilex candles cost in pharmacies? The average price is at the level of 580 rubles.
Composition and release form
The drug femilex comes in the form of suppositories for vaginal use. Suppositories are packed in cellular contour blisters of 5 pieces (2) in a carton box.
- The composition of one candle Femileks includes 100 mg of lactic acid.
- Additional substances: macrogol 400, macrogol 1500.
An abstract with a detailed description of the characteristics of the drug is attached to the drug.
Lactic acid is a natural product of the life of the lactic acid bacteria of the vagina, provides a vaginal secretion pH in the range of 3.5-4.5. Suppositories with lactic acid help restore and maintain normal pH and flora of the vagina, suppress the growth of acid-sensitive pathogenic and conditionally pathogenic flora.
Lactic acid creates an acid reserve to correct the pH shift in the alkaline direction that occurs with vaginal infections. It helps to increase the natural protection of the vagina against genital infections.
Indications for use
These suppositories are very often prescribed for the treatment of impaired microflora, as well as changes in the acidity of the vagina, including bacterial vaginosis (only in complex therapy). However, it should be immediately noted that the use of this tool in its sole discretion is prohibited.
It should be prescribed by a gynecologist and used only after medical examination.
Before you start using the drug, you should carefully read the attached annotation, as Femilex suppositories have some limitations, namely:
- individual intolerance to the components of the drug;
- vaginal candidiasis;
- acute inflammation of the mucous membrane of the vagina and vulva (vulvitis, colpitis, vulvovaginitis);
- breastfeeding period;
- age up to 16 years.
Appointment during pregnancy and lactation
The use of the drug is prohibited during these periods.
Dosage and method of use
As indicated in the instructions for use, Femilex suppositories are intended for intravaginal use.
- Recommended dosage: 1 pc. Once a day, the duration of treatment is 10 days.
To administer the drug, lie on your back, bend your knees slightly and insert a suppository into the vagina.
Can the drug "Femilex" cause undesirable effects? Candles vaginal very rarely cause side effects. Although in some cases, patients still complain of allergies, manifested by itching and burning in the vagina. As a rule, the listed symptoms disappear immediately after drug withdrawal.
No data on drug overdose cases.
During treatment with suppositories, femilex is not recommended to have sex, especially if the drug is used to treat vaginosis. The components of the suppository components can violate the integrity of the barrier contraceptive, which should inform patients who are not planning a pregnancy.
The drug is not prescribed to girls who have not yet entered into intimate relationships, as well as to persons under 16 years of age. This is due to the lack of clinical experience with suppositories and unproven safety.
During the use of Femilex suppositories, excretion from the genitals is possible, therefore, for convenience and comfort, a woman should use disposable sanitary napkins during therapy.
Compatibility with other drugs
The interaction of femilex with other substances / preparations is not established.
We offer you to read the reviews of women using femilex candles:
- Martha. My femilex was the final stage after long-term treatment, including antibiotics. I think it was only thanks to him that he managed to bring the flora back to normal.
- Victoria. Staged a course after a long and gloomy treatment of chlamydia. There was dryness, irritation and so on from the drugs used. After 10 days of using the candles, everything vanished like a hand.
- Kira Comfortable candles, for 5 days of use there were no side effects. If there is candidiasis, it must be eliminated before use. In the morning while going to work the candle flows out completely. I have one “but” There is dryness from them. By the evening I use epigen-spray. And everything is ok. Let's see what the tests say.
Currently, analogues of candles with lactic acid, in addition to the specified drug, are not available. The following are similar analogues according to indications: Ginoflor, Ketodin, Lactagel, Liveo Intim.
Before buying an analogue, consult your doctor.
Shelf life and storage conditions
It is recommended to store suppositories in the refrigerator or in a cool place out of the reach of children. The shelf life of the suppositories is indicated on the package and is 2 years from the date of production.
Do not use candles after the expiration date.