The drug Mycelex-g is prescribed for fungal lesions of mucous membranes and skin (mycosis), as well as for the treatment of candidal genital infections. The scope of this antimycotic agent includes fungal paronychia, interdigital (yeast) erosion, trichophytosis, epidermophytia, dermatophytosis, microsporia. The medication showed high effectiveness in the treatment of pityriasis, balanitis, trichomoniasis, candidiasis vulvovaginitis. In obstetric practice, the drug is used for sanitation (antimicrobial treatment) of the birth canal before delivery.
Mode of application
Fungi can affect various areas of the body and mucous membranes, so the pharmaceutical companies produce Mycelex-g in a variety of dosage forms. These are solution for external use, ointment, cream, gel, vaginal tablets and suppositories. External means are applied in a thin layer and gently rubbed into the skin areas affected by the fungus 2 to 3 times a day for a month. Vaginal forms are introduced into the vagina before going to sleep for 6 days. If it is necessary, the doctor can extend the course of treatment.
Antifungal agent Clotrimazole has a minimum of contraindications, which include hypersensitivity to the active substance of the drug, the I trimester of pregnancy and the menstrual period. In the II – III trimester of pregnancy, as well as during lactation, the drug is prescribed with caution and only with the permission of the doctor.
Of the side effects that Mycelex-g can cause, the instructions for use basically distinguish local reactions: irritation, peeling, itching of the skin, the appearance of blisters, erythematous rashes, the development of paresthesias (numbness, tingling). When using suppositories, there may be burning in the vagina, frequent urination, pain during sexual intercourse.
Mycelex-g is a reliable antimycotic drug, tested by time. But it should be remembered that fungal diseases are easier to prevent than to treat later. The best prevention against mycosis is clean and healthy skin.