Clotrimazole 100 mg. 6 tablets
Clotrimazole vaginal tablets used for the treatment of vulvovaginal fungal infections, including infections caused by strains resistant to nystatin.
The active substance in Clotrimazole vaginal tablets is clotrimazole. Clotrimazole belongs to a group of medicines called imidazole derivatives and is characterized by a broad spectrum of antifungal and antimicrobial action, kills or inhibits the growth of microorganisms that cause infection.
2. What you should know before using Clotrimazole vaginal tablets
Do not use Clotrimazole vaginal tablets
if you are allergic to clotrimazole or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6);
during menstruation, as it may be less effective.
Warnings and Precautions
Before you start using Clotrimazole vaginal tablets should consult with your doctor if:
you had more than two infections candida vaginitis in the last six months;
You or your partner have had a disease transmitted sexually;
you are under 12 or over 60 years;
you have had an allergic reaction to imidazole derivatives or other antifungal medicines for vaginal application;
have any of the following symptoms:
improper vaginal bleeding;
abnormal vaginal bleeding or bloody-colored flow;
vaginal discharge with an unpleasant odor;
ulcerations, blisters or sores on the vulva or vagina;
lower abdominal pain;
difficult and painful urination;
elevated temperature (38 ° C or higher) or chills;
nausea or vomiting;
When used together with latex contraceptives (such as condoms and diaphragms), this medicine may harm them. Consequently, the effectiveness of such contraceptives can be reduced.
Therefore, you should use alternative precautions for at least five days after the use of clotrimazole vaginal tablets.
Avoid contact with eyes and tablets should not be swallowed. All affected areas should be treated simultaneously. In the first episode of Candida vaginitis should seek medical advice.
Other medicines and Clotrimazole
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines.
Your doctor needs to know if you are taking tacrolimus, a drug to suppress the immune system. Concomitant treatment with clotrimazole vaginal tablets and tacrolimus may lead to increased levels of tacrolimus in the blood and may require further testing and dose adjustment as determined by your doctor.
Pregnancy and lactation
Clotrimazole vaginal tablets can be used during pregnancy or lactation, if the doctor considers that the benefits for mother and child outweigh the potential risk.
Driving and using machines
Clotrimazole vaginal tablets will not affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.
3. How to use Clotrimazole vaginal tablets
Unless the doctor recommends otherwise, Clotrimazole vaginal tablets are used as follows: 1 tablet twice daily for 3 days or 1 tablet per day for 6-7 days.
The tablets should be placed into the vagina.
Treatment should be completed before the onset of menstruation.
If your symptoms last longer than seven days, you should consult a doctor.
Consult a doctor if symptoms return within 2 months after completion of treatment.
In further affected and surrounding skin should be held and topical treatment with a cream for external use.
For complete degradation of the vaginal tablets require a moist environment in the vagina. In the absence of sufficient moisture (most common in women with vaginal dryness) can be observed separation of undissolved tablet pieces.
Use in children
In children aged 12 years and clotrimazole vaginal tablets should be administered on the same schedule as for adults.
Clotrimazole vaginal tablets should not be given to children under the age of 12 years.
If you use more than the amount Clotrimazole vaginal tablets
It is unlikely to have any problems with an overdose of this medicine.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you apply (another person apply) more than the amount Clotrimazole vaginal tablets.
If you forget to use Clotrimazole vaginal tablets
Do not take a double dose to make up the missed dose.
4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Some people may be allergic to Clotrimazole vaginal tablets. If you are allergic reaction will occur soon after the administration of vaginal tablets. If an allergic reaction, stop use of clotrimazole vaginal tablets and tell your doctor immediately.
Symptoms of an allergic reaction may include:
problems swallowing and breathing;
swelling of the lips, face, throat or tongue;
weakness, dizziness or fatigue;
Very rarely use of clotrimazole vaginal tablets may experience the following side effects:
swelling, burning, genital peeling, irritation, itching, rash;
If you get any side effects, tell your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible effects not listed in this leaflet.
5. How to store Clotrimazole vaginal tablets
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not store above 25 ° C.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date stated on the packaging. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.
6. Contents of the pack and other information
What Clotrimazole vaginal tablets
The active substance is Clotrimazole. Each vaginal tablet Clotrimazole contains 100 mg of active ingredient.
The other ingredients are lactose, potato starch, adipic acid, sodium hydrogencarbonate, magnesium stearate, sodium lauryl sulfate and colloidal silicon dioxide.
Look how Clotrimazole vaginal tablets and contents of the pack
Clotrimazole vaginal tablets are white, biconvex tablets with a smooth, oval.
Each pack contains 1 blister PVC / Aluminium foil with 6 tablets per carton.