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Lomexin is commonly used for treatment of inflammation of the vagina (vaginitis) caused by infection with Candida albicans or other yeasts or fungi (also known as vaginal thrush or candidiasis).
To use Gynoxin® as a vaginal capsule
You should gently push one into your vagina at bedtime. Insert it as high as possible using your finger. Your doctor will have told you whether to do this on one night only, or on three consecutive nights. Vaginal capsules are only for use in the vagina; they must not be swallowed.
To use Gynoxin® cream
You will be asked to use the cream twice a day (in the morning and the evening) for three days. Use the applicator provided to insert 5 gram of cream high into your vagina. To do this:
Lomexin is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Lomexin in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Lomexin that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.
You should not flush Lomexin down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Before taking this drug, tell your doctor if:
Besides, you may notice that:
There isn’t enough information about the safety of using this medication during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking this medication.
There may be a slight burning sensation in the vagina after inserting the medicine. This generally goes away quickly. Also, prolonged use may cause allergic reactions to develop.
Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Lomexin may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.
Product may interact with this drug, such as Clotrimazole.
Lomexin may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.
Lomexin may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult your doctor or pharmacist before using Lomexin (Fenticonazole nitrate).
The recommended dose is 3 nights at bedtime for 200mg or once at bedtime for 600mg.
The dosage has not been established in pediatric patients. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using it. Please consult your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Lomexin is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.
If you miss a dose of Lomexin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.
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