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Gyno-Daktarin

Used for the treatment of Thrush

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  • Antifungal medicine used to treat thrush
  • Alleviates symptoms
  • Easy-to-use cream
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What is Gyno-Daktarin?

Gyno-Daktarin comes in the form of a vaginal cream that contains the active ingredient miconazole. Miconazole is an antifungal medication that is used in the treatment of infections with yeasts and fungi. Gyno-Daktarin products may be used for the treatment of fungal infections of the vagina, such as the vaginal thrush.

How does Gyno-Daktarin work?

Gyno-Daktarin contains miconazole, an antifungal medicine for the treatment of yeast and fungal infections, as its main ingredient. The medicine is used to treat fungal infections of the vagina, such as vaginal thrush.

Miconazole kills yeasts and fungi by interfering with their cell membranes. This medication works by stopping the production of the substance ergosterol, an essential component of fungal cell membranes. The disruption in the ergosterol production affects the cell membrane, resulting in holes appear in it.

The cell membranes are vital for the fungi’s survival. They prevent foreign substances from entering the cells and at the same time stop the leaking out of the contents of the cells. Because miconazole results in holes to appear in the cell membranes, essential components of the fungal cells leak out, killing the fungi and treating the infection.

Miconazole has some antibacterial properties and kills certain bacteria that may also be present in the infection.

Gyno-Daktarin vaginal cream is used on the vagina for the treatment of candidosis and other fungal infections. This type of infection causes inflammation and discharge from the vagina, known as the vaginal thrush. Inserting the medicine into the vagina allows miconazole to act directly in the area where there is infection.  It can also be applied to the outer vagina or vulva to treat fungal infection in the area and help relieve the associated itching.

What are the benefits of using Gyno-Daktarin?

Gyno-Daktarin is beneficial in the treatment of vaginal infections caused by fungi or yeasts. It is the treatment for vaginal infection that works really fast.

How do I use Gyno-Daktarin?

 

Gyno-Daktarin vaginal cream is a course of treatment. Your doctor may ask you to insert the cream into your vagina once a day for up to 10 or 14 days, or twice a day for 7 days. Follow the instructions of your doctor.

Use the applicator to insert the cream into your vagina. Follow the instructions in the information leaflet that comes with the medicine.

The cream may also be applied in the vulva and surrounding area twice daily in order to treat the infection outside of the vagina. Follow your doctor’s instructions.

Wash your hands thoroughly before and after using the cream.

Gyno-Daktarin products do not stain clothes but you should use a light sanitary pad during the treatment because of the leakage of the medicine from the vagina. It is safe to use Gyno-Daktarin during your period.

It is important that you finish the prescribed course of the medication even if you start to feel better. This will ensure that the infection is fully treated and will reduce the chance of it coming back.

Gyno-Daktarin dosage

The Gyno-Daktarin vaginal cream should be inserted into the vagina once daily for up to 10 to 14 days or twice daily for 7 days.

Side effects & precautions

Medicines and their possible side effects affect individual users differently. Not everyone who uses Gyno-Daktarin products will experience possible side effects.

The very common side effects of Gyno-Daktarin include the following:

  • Vaginal itching and burning sensation
  • Vaginal discomfort

The common side effects of Gyno-Daktarin include the following:

  • Pelvic cramps
  • Rash

Inform your doctor if you experience other side effects that you believe to be associated with your use of Gyno-Daktarin.

Gyno-Daktarin should not be used in children. Gyno-Daktarin should not be used by individuals who are allergic to it or any of its ingredients.

If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction, stop using the medicine and inform your doctor right away.

Gyno-Daktarin should be used with caution during pregnancy, and only if the expected benefit to the pregnant woman is greater than the possible risks to the developing baby. Seek medical advice from your doctor.

It is not known if this medicine passes into breast milk. It should be used with caution by breastfeeding mothers, and only if the expected benefit to the mother is greater than the possible risk to the nursing infant. Seek the advice of your doctor before breastfeeding.

Share with your doctor a list of all the medications you are currently taking before you start using Gyno-Daktarin. Check with your doctor before you start using a new medicine to make sure that the combination is safe.

Miconazole will be unlikely absorbed into the bloodstream in sufficient amounts from the vagina, which means that it will not likely affect the other medicines you take by mouth. This medication, however, may interact with warfarin. Your doctor should be monitoring your clotting time if you use warfarin while taking Gyno-Daktarin.

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