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Candles Betadin

Now different dosage forms are applied to treatment of diseases of women's sexual system: tablets, solutions, vaginal creams, candles (other their name – suppositories). If it is possible to eliminate an inflammation, using local influence, it is expedient to resort to vaginal suppositories.

From a set of the preparations capable to relieve the woman of harmful bacteria, fungi and other reasons guilty of inflammatory process, it is possible to allocate Betadin. will in detail tell about its structure, diseases of which it can relieve. And still we will explain to readers, whether there are contraindications to its use, whether undesirable effects during a course of treatment are possible?

General information about a preparation

Betadin it is possible to meet in the form of solution, ointment, liquid soap and vaginal candles. All these forms are bought some years by hospitals. Their everyday use allowed gynecologists to save up considerable experience of productive clinical use. At present doctors of the whole world quite successfully appoint Betadin to the patients. Nearly 40 years the preparation was exposed to various researches. They showed that Betadin well proved not only at out-patient application, that is in house conditions, but also when training women for surgeries in a hospital situation. Betadin is capable to reduce risk of emergence of complications during the postoperative period. Under the name "Betadin" medicine is issued on one of pharmaceutical plants located in Hungary.

Solution which is used for the external purposes, prepare in 10% of concentration, it is by the form very similar to iodine familiar to all. Then it is packed up on 1000, 120 and 30 ml in plastic bottles of green color.

If to look at the ointment which is let out too in 10% of concentration, it has homogeneous structure, color at it brownish. A distinctive feature – presence of a characteristic smell of iodine. In a tuba on the weight of 20 g of ointment.

And now let's dwell upon suppositories of "Betadin". The term "suppositories" call the dosed dosage forms, firm at the room temperature, which melt (or break up) when get to a body cavity. Vaginal suppositories melt when get to a vagina, having local medical effect there. For convenience of use these suppositories are made in the form of small torpedoes, color at them dark brown, a consistence uniform. Each candle weighs 3 grams. In packing 14 (or 7) suppositories.

The main active ingredient is povidon-iodine. In 1 candle of its 200 mg, and as an auxiliary component the macrogoal 1000 acts. Povidon-yod possesses pronounced antiseptic, antifungal, anti-protozoan and disinfecting properties. That is the preparation perniciously influences cellular walls of pathogenic microorganisms, for example, of golden staphylococcus, colibacillus, fungi, viruses, the elementary. Getting on mucous or skin, iodine it is released from a complex and interacts with proteins of a cellular wall of pathogenic flora of a yodamina, destroys them and causes further death of both gramotritsatelny, and grampolozhitelny bacteria. Thus during local application iodine is almost not soaked up in blood. The mechanism of action of Betadin does not allow harmful microorganisms to develop resistance to medicine. And many modern antibacterial preparations if it is constantly illiterate to use them, cease to have medical effect, that is do not destroy infecting agents.

When Betadin in candles is appointed?

The preparation well proved at treatment of the following gynecologic diseases:

  1. Vaginit, as sharply proceeding, with the mixed infection, and passed into a chronic form.
  2. Trichomoniasis (then Betadin will be one of means of complex therapy).
  3. Bacterial vaginosis which reason the gardnerella is.
  4. Milkwoman, candidiasis.
  5. Vagina infections which develop after treatment by strong antibiotics or steroid means.
  6. Prevention of infections before diagnostic procedures or surgery on female genitals.

Method of application

Before introduction to a body cavity slightly moisten a candle tip with water and enter deeply into a vagina. It is most convenient to do it lying. Some patients raise one foot on a stool, and then enter a candle. Certainly, previously it is necessary to follow all rules of personal hygiene, hands have to be pure. Then it is necessary to lie down about an hour that active agents of a preparation were well and evenly distributed on a surface of a mucous membrane of a vagina. Therefore it is better to carry out procedure before withdrawal to a dream. In a sharp phase the gynecologist appoints on 1 candle twice a day, it is desirable – early in the morning and before going to bed. At chronic illnesses treatment should be carried out within 14 days, but I shine to enter 1 time for the night. In certain cases, when the disease badly gives in to treatment, the course can last 21 days. In days of application women should use panty liners that the linen was not soiled.

If during therapy appeared monthly, treatment is not cancelled these days, procedures proceed.


Sometimes it is found out that the patient has a hypersensitivity to Betadin. It is shown by a small itch or burning. Usually in some days the organism ceases to react thus. But at times there are more serious manifestations, such as the contact dermatitis which is characterized by emergence of psoriazopodobny small reddish elements. By all means report about it to the doctor, he will cancel a preparation and will pick up other antibacterial means. If the patient had violations of work of a thyroid gland, and it enters long time Betadin, development of such illness, as gipertireoz is possible.

Whether there are contraindications at medicine?

Yes, warns readers that Betadin is not recommended to use in the following cases:

  • at hypersensibility to iodine or other auxiliary components of structure or their intolerance;
  • at a gipertireoza, a nodal or endemichesky craw or other violations in work of a thyroid gland;
  • during therapy by radioactive iodine;
  • at tumoral processes of a thyroid gland;
  • at gerpetiformny dermatitis;
  • at children's age.

At incubation of a fruit and feeding by a breast gynecologists extremely seldom appoint candles Betadin. If it occurs, only under strict medical control.

Special instructions

The preparation is incompatible with other antiseptics and dezsredstvo, especially, if they contain alkalis, enzymes or mercury.

If peroxide of hydrogen or preparations with silver is at the same time used, they reduce medical action of each other.

If at you were soiled during treatment of a hand by Betadin or clothes, these traces will easily wash off. pays attention of the readers that packing with suppositories should be stored at a temperature in range from +5 to +15 degrees. Protect from small children!

The advantage of a preparation consists that Betadin is protected from emergence of stability of microbes to it. One more valuable property – possibility of use in any of days of a menstrual cycle. But if there are undesirable phenomena, report about them to the treating gynecologist.

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