Cytale: instructions for use
What is the purpose of using the drug "Cytale" in gynecology? The answer to this question you will learn from the materials of this article. It will also provide information on how to use this medication, whether there are contraindications to it, what patients are saying about it, etc.
Form, description, composition, packaging
The preparation "Cytale", the instruction of which is presented below,is available as a solution for external use. This medication has a viscous consistency, light yellow color, and also a characteristic odor. When shaken, this medicine is well foamed.
Active elements of the drug in question are: chlorhexidine bigluconate, hexamidine diisothionate and chlorocresol. The following ingredients are used as auxiliary ingredients: lactic acid, 30% laurylamidobetaine, "coniferol" flavourant, ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, purified water and coconut oil fatty acid diethanolamide.
In what kind of packaging does the Cytale solution sell? The instruction for the medicinal product is contained in a cardboard box. In it is also a polyethylene bottle with a medicine.
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What features are inherent in the drug "Cytale"?Instructions, reviews report that this is an antiseptic. Its pharmacological action is due to the effects of those substances that are part of the drug.
The combination of the active components of this drug contributes to a mild antiseptic effect. Also, these substances have a bacteriostatic effect( but not bactericidal).
It should also be noted that "Cytale" shows anti-trichomoniasis and antifungal activity.
When applying an external product to intact skin, its active substances are not absorbed into the bloodstream. Since the moment of a single application, the therapeutic effect of this medication has been preserved for 18 hours.
In the presence of what diseases are prescribed medication "Cytale"?Instruction( syringing by means of this solution is often used in gynecological practice) reports the following indications for the use of this drug:
- therapy and the prevention of infectious diseases that are transmitted through sexual contact;
- treatment of the mucous membranes of the skin in mycosis, eczema, ulcerative manifestations, acne and diaper rash, as well as dermatitis with bacterial infections.
Why else can be used the "Citage" medication? Instruction( douching is used for vaginitis, thrush, cervicitis and vulvitis) states that the solution is an integral part of the preprocedural and preoperative treatment of the hands of medical personnel.
What are the contraindications to the use of a solution of "Cytale"?The instruction indicates such inhibitions as:
- hypersensitivity to any of the components of the drug;
- skin diseases of viral etiology;
- predisposition of the patient to allergic reactions;
Also considered the tool is not recommended for use with:
- antiseptic treatment of the skin at the site of injection;
- antiseptic treatment of the skin before the implementation of invasive procedures requiring surgical antiseptics( spinal puncture, installation of an intravenous catheter, etc.);
- washing of wounds or body cavities with extensive surface;
- disinfection of medical and surgical instruments;
- local ophthalmic procedures;
- surgical operations on the central nervous system;
- treatment of the auditory canal, including perforation of the tympanic membrane.
Solution "Cytale": instruction for use
This preparation is used only externally.
For the therapy and prevention of various diseases, an undiluted or dilute solution is prescribed( diluted with water at a ratio of 1:10 immediately before use).
During treatment applications are done every day for 13-15 days.
For the prevention of this drug is used twice a week for 4-6 months.
After using the medication, the application site should be thoroughly rinsed with water.
Solution "Cytale" in undiluted form is used for fungal intertrigo, vulvitis, pityriasis, treatment of the hands of medical staff and dermatophytosis stop. For the prevention and therapy of such conditions, the drug is used twice a week.
A diluted solution is prescribed for children with diaper rash, ulcers of lower extremities, primary bacterial dermatoses( for example, folliculitis, impetigo, furunculosis, carbunculosis), as well as in gynecological practice with microbial and fungal vaginitis. To treat such diseases, medication is used every day in the form of douching. For the prevention and specific therapy, the solution is used 2 times a week.
In acne, cervicitis, infectious recurrent genital diseases and bacterial eczema, both pure and diluted medication can be prescribed.
How to use syringe solution Cytale? The instruction says that for these purposes the preparation in the amount of 2 caps is diluted in 200-250 ml of water, and then fill it with a syringe and carry out the procedure. After 2-3 minutes the process is repeated, but only with the use of ordinary water.
Side effects of
What are the side effects of "Cytale"?The instruction indicates that the given drug is tolerated by the patients very well. In rare cases, it can cause local reactions, including itching, dry skin, burning and flushing, and allergic manifestations, including contact eczema.
According to experts, the development of side effects against the background of using the drug in question is most often observed with its repeated use.
If the solution has been applied to areas of the skin with impaired integrity, the patient may have systemic allergic reactions to chlorhexidine, as well as the development of anaphylactic shock.
Sometimes the action of hexamidine causes contact dermatitis in patients. However, the symptoms of this disease are markedly different from those of classical contact eczema( papular and papule-vesicle formations in the form of hemispheres located in groups or localized separately, rashes with infiltration).
Symptoms of an overdose of
When the solution is applied topically at large dosages, or if the patient is in prolonged contact with the skin, pruritus, irritation, dermatitis, dryness, etc. can occur. In this case, it is necessary to rinse the skin areas thoroughly with warm water.
Accidental ingestion of medication may lead to nausea, shortness of breath, vomiting, cyanosis, hypertension, coma and CNS depression with seizures.
Reviews about medicinal solution
Now you know what the "Cytale" medication is. Instruction( in gynecology this agent is used most often) of this preparation was also described above.
According to reviews of patients, the solution in question is well manifested in the therapy and prevention of various infectious diseases. It also often helps in the treatment of painful dermatological conditions. This tool helps to quickly heal ulcers and wounds. In addition, patients note the high efficiency of packaging and the pleasant aroma of the solution.