This medicine is used as a topical contraceptive. It significantly reduces the possibility of pregnancy without completely eliminate it, therefore its efficacy depends on strict observance of the rules of use.
The pessaries can be used by any woman of childbearing age, especially suitable for women who temporarily or permanently contraindicated acceptance of birth control pills or intrauterine protective equipment spirals, diaphragms, etc.
Pharmatex pessaries may be used:
-after birth, breastfeeding or around the time of menopause
-incidentally, in case we are forgotten to take Pill – in this case the two methods of contraception must be combined to the end of the cycle,
-as an additional tool in the use of local intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUD), especially if taken regularly medications such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
Do not take Pharmatex pessaries and tell your doctor if:
-You are allergic (hypersensitive) to benzalkonium chloride or any of the excipients.
-Do not apply in combination with other drugs for vaginal application:
– Medicinal products for vaginal application (for the treatment of fungus, Trichomonas, herpes, antibacterial agents, antiseptics or topical estrogens) and soap, unless medically indicated.
If you think any of these apply to you, or you have any doubts, consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking Pharmatexpessaries.
Take special care with Pharmatex pessaries:
-do not use washing soap after intercourse, because even a minimal amount of soap neutralizes the effect of the agent that kills sperm.
-You can wash outside with clean water. Wait at least two hours before using vaginal lavage, but again only with clean water.
-Pharmatexpessaries should be used regardless of the stage of your menstrual cycle.
-do not use this product if there is damage to the lining of the genitals or if occurring after such use of the product,
-if given another vaginal treatment, wait for it to finish before taking this medicine.
-Using other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
The use of other drugs for the topical treatment can lead to inactivation of spermicide (they kill sperm) Local contraception.
It should not be used concomitantly with soap and other products for vaginal application, unless medically indicated.
Pregnancy and lactation:
No evidence of adverse effects during use during pregnancy, and is breastfeeding, so the medicinal product may be administered. Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any other medicine.
Driving and using machines:
No described effect of this medicine on the ability to drive or operate machinery.
Like all medicines, Pharmatexpessaries can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.Possible allergic reactions, local intolerance, burning sensation and irritation.
If any of the side effects gets serious, or you notice other effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
How to use
This medicine is for vaginal application. FARMATEKS pessaries must always be applied before intercourse, regardless of the period of the cycle. Remove a pessary from the package. Unpack it. Insert the pessary with finger deep into the vagina, it is best to stay in a lying position. Pessary was dissolved in 5 minutes. After this protective effect lasts for at least four hours.
Before re intercourse insert a new vaginal pessary ..
Do not use wash after intercourse soap because even a minimal amount of soap neutralizes the effect of the agent that kills sperm.
Vaginal lavage may be made at least two hours after intercourse.
How much to take:
In a pessary, 5 to 10 minutes before sexual intercourse.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
The active ingredient is benzalkonium chloride. Each pessary contains 18,9 mg benzalkonium chloride.
Other ingredients are: hydroxypropylcellulose, semisynthetic glycerides (Witepsol S 51).
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not use after the expiry date stated on the carton.
The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Keep at temperatures below 25 ° C.
Store in the original container.
Manufacturer: LABORATOIRE INNOTECH INTERNATIONAL, France