What is thrush known to almost every woman. Many people try to cope with the disease with folk remedies, but often they turn out to be not entirely effective, and the result obtained is not stored for long. Sooner or later, the girls turn to modern medicine. And they face a huge range of products from thrush, not knowing what to choose.
What is thrush, and where does it come from?
Yeast-like fungi of the genus Candida become the cause of thrush or candidiasis. This genus is found in the conditionally pathogenic microflora of the oral cavity, vagina, colon, etc. The disease begins to develop in case of failure of the immune defense, when fungi get the possibility of uncontrolled growth. Up to this point, they do not bring any harm, even prove to be useful.
To provoke the appearance of thrush can take certain medications. Mainly broad-spectrum antibiotics. The fact is that the microflora balance is disturbed, and fungi begin to multiply actively. Pregnancy, as a result of reduced immunity, may also be a risk factor for the development of thrush. And according to statistics in pregnant women, thrush is not uncommon.
The main symptoms of the disease is itching, burning in the region of the labia, white, cheesy discharge from the vagina, the occurrence of unpleasant and even pain during intercourse, pain during urination.
"Micomax": instructions for use
Mycomax is a synthetic antifungal drug that is successfully used to treat fungal infections. The main active ingredient of mycomax is fluconazole, which is effective against many types of fungi. The detrimental effect is achieved by disrupting the synthesis of their walls. For these reasons, mycomax is used to treat and prevent fungal diseases, the pathogens of which are sensitive to the active substance.
The drug is prescribed for the treatment of such diseases as thrush (depending on the form of the disease - acute or chronic, different schemes will be prescribed), fungal skin lesions, onychomycosis (nail fungus), diseases associated with fungal infections of other organs - mucoid candidosis, oral cavity, pharynx, or esophagus.
Mikomks can also be prescribed for the detection of specific fungal infections - inflammation of the membranes of the brain, damage to the skin and lungs, etc.
The drug is used for the prevention of recurrent recurrent fungal infections, such as organ transplants, immunodeficiency syndromes, etc. Mycomax is also prescribed to prevent fungal infections in cancer patients during irradiation or chemotherapy. Due to the suppression of immunity during the treatment, all conditions are created for reproduction and development of conditionally pathogenic microflora.
For the treatment of thrush the drug is recommended to be taken orally - once, a single dose of 150 mg. In the case of chronic candidiasis, mycomax is advised to use 150 mg 1 time in 4 weeks, for at least 4 months.
In the case of surface mycoses - skin lesions, it is recommended to take 150 mg each week. The duration of the course of admission is determined individually. In the case of treatment of children, the dosage of the drug is calculated based on the weight of the baby. In the case of candidal stomatitis, the calculation is from 3 to 6 mg per kg per day.
As with any drug, mycomax has its own contraindications, which include: hypersensitivity to the drug, pregnancy and breastfeeding period, children under 3 years old (this restriction applies to taking mycomax capsules). The drug at a dosage of 150 mg is not indicated for children under 16 years of age.
While taking mycomax, you should give up alcohol, since it can block enzyme systems. It is this fact that prevents the absorption of funds, therefore, the effectiveness of the drug is reduced to nothing.
Patient reviews about the drug
- Mikomax is one of the leaders in positive reviews among patients. Such a wide range of indications and actions provides a good therapeutic effect in a short time.
- Various forms of release make the drug easy to use, both in adults and in children and persons of both sexes. In addition, the tool is very convenient in the treatment of both partners.
"Mikomax": we select analogs
There are quite a few drug analogues and all of them will differ from each other by and large only in price policy. The basis of all analogues of mycomax is the same active ingredient - fluconazole.
Analogs of mycomax can be called Diflucan, Mikosist, Flucostat, Fluconazole, Flucomiuid, etc. Their pricing policies vary considerably: from a few dozen to several hundred rubles. Mikomax distinguishes the average price - about 200 rubles. per package containing 1 tablet with a dosage of 150 mg.
Whatever drug is selected for the treatment of thrush, it is initially necessary to make sure that its active ingredient will be active against the pathogen. The doctor will help substantially in this matter, after examining and, if necessary, carrying out the necessary laboratory tests.