The famous drug "Pimafucin"
The drug "Pimafucin" is a broad-spectrum antibiotic belonging to the group of antifungal polyene macrolides. The drug is fungicidal. Active substance - natamycin, the action of which is based on the binding of membrane sterols of fungal cells, the violation of their working function and the integrity of the shell. Before you buy the drug and start using it, we strongly recommend that you consult with a specialist doctor and receive appropriate recommendations when using the drug "Pimafucin". Analogs of this drug have a similar effect.
Candida albicans bacteria are most sensitive to the drug, as well as most of the pathogenic yeast fungi. Resistance to the drug in medical practice was not met.
Description of the properties of the drug "Pimafucin" (tablets)
The drug does not have systemic effects, as in the stomach almost no absorption of natamycin. Natamycin, applied to the skin and mucous membranes, is also not subject to systemic absorption.
Indications for use of the "Pimafucin", instructions
- for the tablet form: treatment, and also as a preventive agent for candidiasis of the intestine of a non-invasive form. It is recommended that the drug be administered after use of corticosteroids, antibiotics or cytostatics;
- for cream, ointment: fungal infection of mucous membranes, nails and skin;
- for vaginal suppositories: vulvitis caused by candidiasis, vaginitis, vulvovaginitis.
- Vaginal suppositories (100 mg);
- tablets in the shell (100 mg);
-2% creams, ointments (used externally).
The preparation "Pimafucin": instructions and scheme of use
- adults - one tablet four times a day for a week;
- Children - twice a day for one tablet.
With dermatomycosis lesions - treat the surface up to four times a day.
In mycosis of the auditory external passage, it must first be cleaned before direct application of the cream, and then - put a swab of natural materials (cotton or wool) there.
With vulvovaginitis (vaginitis), vulvitis use candles for 3 to 6 days in a row, inserting them deep into the vagina at night. In case of severe disease, parallel taking of tablets for a period of 10 to 20 days is shown. This will help eliminate Candida in the intestines. Simultaneously, it is necessary to use a cream to treat the partner's genital organs affected by candidiasis.
Duration of admission is determined individually. After the symptoms of the disease have passed, it is necessary to continue treatment with the drug for several more days. It is necessary to study the features of the drug "Pimafucin". Instructions for use should be with you before you start using it.
During treatment, the following side effects may occur:
- burning sensations (from cream, candles);
- Diarrhea (appears at the beginning of taking pills and then quickly passes).
Contraindications for taking the drug "Pimafucin" instruction lists the following: strong sensitivity to the components of the medication.
You can apply the product to pregnant and lactating mothers. There are no statistics of adverse effects on the fetus.
Some features of the use of the drug "Pimafucin" (instruction):
- you can not use suppositories during menstruation;
- during the treatment it is not necessary to limit sexual contacts, but barrier contraceptives should be used;
- prescription of the drug to the newborn;
- the ability to drive and control mechanisms does not affect the tool.