When there is any inflammatory disease of the genitals, women are likely to have a negative impact on the entire reproductive system. Often, pathology is the cause of infection of a newborn or fetus. With irrational, most often independent use of medicines, local immunity is suppressed, the balance of the vaginal microflora is disturbed, colonies of pathogenic microbes progress and develop.
Preparations against thrush
All funds for candidiasis are divided into medicines for oral and topical administration. The fact that the drug from the thrush is better for a woman, the specialist determines after the diagnosis. The tolerability of the patient is also taken into account. Today, antifungal agents are available in the form of tablets of vaginal, creams, ointments, suppositories, capsules for ingestion (have a systemic effect), combined medicines (contain several active components).
Ointments, suppositories, creams
The main advantage of these dosage forms is their speed. Today, drugs are produced that can rid of candidiasis for a day. Previously, the treatment of the disease lasted from three to six days. However, any drug from thrush has drawbacks. So, for example suppositories are appointed, as a rule, two courses.
Thrush in men
Not only do women develop candidiasis. Men are also prone to this pathology. When Candida balanoposthitis is affected head of the penis and foreskin. As a rule, it is enough to use medicines of local action for treatment. Usually, a cream containing clotrimazole is prescribed.
During the period of therapy, experts recommend refraining from sex. When using drugs locally after applying or processing the vagina, women should be in a prone position for at least half an hour. During this period, the medication will be absorbed into the mucosa. It is advisable to apply drugs at night.