Treatment of vaginitis caused by microorganisms sensitive to the drug: bacterial vaginitis caused by banal pyogenic microflora; nonspecific vaginitis, accompanied by desquamative discharge; vaginal trichomoniasis; vaginitis caused by fungi of the genus Candida; vaginitis caused by a mixed infection (trichomonads, anaerobic infection and yeast-like fungi).
Composition and form of release
Terzhinan is produced in the form of vaginal tablets.
The composition of tablets contains – ternidazole, neomycin sulfate, nystatin and prednisolone sodium metasulfobenzoate.
Terzhinan is intended for the treatment of vaginitis of bacterial etiology:
- Trichomonas vaginitis;
- non-specific recurrent vaginitis;
- bacterial vaginosis;
- vaginitis of fungal etiology, the causative agents of which are Candida albicans;
- vaginitis of mixed etiology caused by anaerobic flora, including gardnerella, Trichomonas and yeast-like fungi.
It can also be used to prevent the development of infections in the preoperative period and before abortion or childbirth. It is prescribed to patients for prophylactic purposes before the installation of contraceptive coils, as well as before and after diathermocoagulation of the cervix and before conducting intrauterine studies.
Terzhinan is not prescribed if the patient has previously been diagnosed with individual intolerance to the main or auxiliary components of the drug.
Application during pregnancy and lactation
Terzhinan can be used in the therapy of women at the stage of lactation and pregnancy for medical reasons, since it is not actually adsorbed into the bloodstream and has only a local effect.
Method of administration and dosage
Terzhinan is intended for intravaginal administration. The drug is administered once a day, 1 tablet at bedtime. Before the introduction of the tablet, it is recommended to soak for 20 or 30 seconds in boiled and chilled water, and then insert it deeply into the vagina. After the introduction of the tablet, it is recommended to lie down for 10 to 15 minutes. If there are no other recommendations, then the duration of treatment is 10 days. When treating mycosis, the duration of the course of treatment can be increased to 20 days. Menstruation is not a contraindication for the administration of Terginan tablets.
Due to the fact that Terzhinan is not actually adsorbed into the bloodstream, an overdose of the drug is virtually impossible.
If during the treatment with the drug the patient has unusual symptoms, then they should be immediately reported to the attending physician.
Terzhinan is well tolerated by patients, however, in rare cases, at the beginning of treatment, the patient may experience local allergic reactions manifested by burning, itching, hyperemia, discomfort in the vulva and vagina. Such symptoms are not clinically significant and disappear very quickly on their own with further treatment.
Storage conditions and periods
Terzhinan must be stored in a dry place out of the reach of children.
The shelf life of vaginal tablets is 3 years.
The drug is strictly forbidden to use after the end of the storage period, since when using expired drugs, various side effects dangerous to health may develop.