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Vagid 100mg Pessaries

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Product introduction

Vagid 100mg Pessaries is an antifungal medication. It is used in the treatment of fungal infections of the vagina such as burning, itching, and discharge. It kills fungi by destroying their cell membrane.

Vagid 100mg Pessaries is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is best to use it at night time for better results. Wash your hands thoroughly before and after using the medicine. Do not stop using it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better. You must consult with your doctor if you do not see any improvement within 3 days of treatment.

Some of the common side effects include vaginal burning sensation and irritation. If the side effects bother you or do not go away, let your doctor know. They may be able to suggest ways to reduce or prevent the symptoms.

It is not likely that other medicines you take by mouth or injection will affect the way it works but talk to your doctor before using it if you have used a similar medicine before and had an allergic reaction. This medicine is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy, however, consult with your doctor before using it to make sure it is safe for you.

Benefits of Vagid Pessaries

In Fungal infections of vagina

Vagid 100mg Pessaries is used to treat infections caused by fungi in adults. It works by stopping the growth of fungi to relieve the symptoms you may have and clear the infection. This medicine provides relief from pain and itching and reduces discharge. Continue using the medicine for as long as it is prescribed even if your symptoms have gone. This will prevent the infection from coming back.

In Treatment of Fungal infections

Vagid 100mg Pessaries is an antifungal medicine. It kills and prevents the growth of fungus. This relieves the symptoms caused by the infection. It may be used to treat infections such as ringworm, athlete’s foot, fungal nappy rash, and fungal sweat rash. You should keep using it for as long as it is prescribed even if your symptoms have gone. This will prevent the infection from coming back. Using this medicine as prescribed will relieve pain and itching and may help you feel more comfortable with your skin.

Side effects of Vagid Pessaries

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Vagid

  • Irritation
  • Vaginal burning sensation
  • Blisters
  • Skin peeling
  • Swelling
  • Application site irritation

How to use Vagid Pessaries

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash and dry your vaginal area. Lie on your back and gently insert the pessary into the vagina as high as possible with or without the use of an applicator as mentioned in the label.

How Vagid Pessaries works

Vagid 100mg Pessaries is an antifungal medication that treats vaginal infections. It works by killing the fungi inside the vaginal tract by destroying their cell membrane. This reduces the burning, itching, and discharge that may occur with these infections.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vagid 100mg Pessaries is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vagid 100mg Pessaries is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Quick tips

  • Vagid 100mg Pessaries is used to treat vaginal fungal infections.
  • Wash your hands before and after using Vagid 100mg Pessaries.
  • It is advisable not to use this product if you are on your period. Start the treatment once your period has finished.
  • You may feel better after 2-3 days of treatment. If your symptoms do not improve or get worse, call your doctor.
  • It is better to avoid intercourse or use other vaginal products (such as tampons, spermicides) during your treatment.
  • Vagid 100mg Pessaries may make condoms and diaphragms less effective at preventing pregnancy or sexually transmitted diseases. Talk to your doctor about other forms of protection/birth control.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a previous history of sexually transmitted disease.
  • Few tips to prevent infection:
    1. Keep your feet clean and dry, particularly between the toes.
    2. Cut your nails short and prefer open-toe shoes for everyday use.
    3. Keep your vagina clean and dry. 
    4. Use a separate clean towel for the infected area.
    5. Take a shower with antifungal soap after gyming or severe sweating.
    6. Never share your socks, shoes, and towel with others.
  • Apply a sufficient amount to cover the affected area and 1 inch of the immediate surrounding skin.
  • Avoid getting it in the eyes, nose, or mouth. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.
  • Inform your doctor if the infection does not clear up even after four weeks of treatment.
  • If used topically on the nipple area, wash breasts before feeding your child.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Azole derivatives {Imidazoles}
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA
Action Class
Fungal ergosterol synthesis inhibitor

Interaction with drugs

Taking Vagid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient concerns

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I am regularly using the cream cosmelite But now due to a fungal infection i have to use a antifungal cream fungicros So So i want to know whether i can apply the cream cosmelite after fungicros
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pls tell me which part of body have fungal infections
Medicine for fungal infections.
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
There is hundred type of fungal infectionFrom which you sufferBetter visit clinic for proper examination
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FAQs

Q. Is Vagid 100mg Pessaries used for treating vaginal infection?

Yes, Vagid 100mg Pessaries is used around the vaginal area to reduce symptoms such as burning, itching, redness, and excessive discharge from the vagina that may occur due to a vaginal yeast infection. It works by stopping the growth of yeast (fungus) that causes the infection.

Q. What is the best time to apply Vagid 100mg Pessaries?

You should use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is best to use it at night time for better results.

Q. What precautions are necessary while using Vagid 100mg Pessaries?

Do not start treatment with Vagid 100mg Pessaries during your periods as the medicine will be washed off with blood flow. In such a case, consult your doctor who can prescribe you oral antifungals. Also, do not use tampons, spermicide or other vaginal products while using Vagid 100mg Pessaries.

Q. Will the use of Vagid 100mg Pessaries affect my sex life?

Vagid 100mg Pessaries does not affect sex life. However, do not have vaginal intercourse as long as you are using this medicine. Also, barrier contraceptives (condoms, diaphragms) may get damaged if it comes in contact with Vagid 100mg Pessaries and may fail to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases.

Q. For how long do I need to use Vagid 100mg Pessaries?

Symptoms of vaginal infection generally reduces within 2 to 4 weeks after use of Vagid 100mg Pessaries. However, it is advisable to continue using it until the symptoms disappear or as long as prescribed by your doctor to avoid recurrence of the infection.

Q. What should I do if the infection comes back?

Vagid 100mg Pessaries can be used again if the fungal infection returns after 7 days. However, if the infection recurs more than twice within six months, you should consult your doctor.

Q. What causes vaginal fungal infection?

Vaginal fungal infection is due to overgrowth of fungus in the vaginal area. This can be due to overuse of certain antibiotics use, a weak immune system, diabetes, pregnancy, menopause and taking oral contraceptives or hormone therapy that increase estrogen levels.

Q. How is a vaginal fungal infection diagnosed?

A vaginal fungal infection is diagnosed by your doctor. He/she may need to take a sample of discharge from your vagina to confirm the infection. The combination of your symptoms and the sample of the discharge will tell what type of fungal infection you have and help determine the best way to treat the infection.

Q. How can I prevent vaginal fungal infection?

You can prevent vaginal fungal infection by incorporating simple lifestyle tips such as wearing cotton undergarments, practicing good personal hygiene, keeping yourself dry and clean, and including probiotics or yogurt in your diet.
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Bliss GVS Pharma Ltd., 102,Hyde Park, Saki Vihar Road, Andheri (East),Mumbai – 400072, India
Country of origin: India
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