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Povidone-iodine (Iovidox) vaginal 200 mg – [10 suppositories]


Antiseptic for local use in gynecology

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Jovidox Pharmacodynamics
It has antiseptic, disinfectant, antifungal and antiprotozoal action. It blocks amino groups of cellular proteins. It has a wide range of antimicrobial activity.
It is active against bacteria (including Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus), fungi, viruses, protozoa.
The active ingredient of the drug – iodine – is in the form of a complex with polyvinylpyrrolidone (povidon), related to iodophores, which binds iodine. The concentration of active iodine is 0.1-1%.
In contact with skin and mucous membranes, iodine is gradually and slowly released, forms iodamines with bacterial cell proteins, coagulates them and causes the death of microorganisms.
It has a rapid bactericidal effect on Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria (except for M. tuberculosis). It leaves a thin stained layer at the application site, which persists until all iodine is released.

Acute and chronic inflammatory and infectious vaginal diseases (trichomonas, fungal, viral, nonspecific, mixed infections), bacterial vaginitis.
Prevention of infectious and inflammatory complications before gynecological interventions (artificial termination of pregnancy, installation and removal of the IUD, cervical diathermic coagulation, hysterosalpingography, and others).
If necessary, please consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Hypersensitivity to iodine and other components of the drug; thyrotoxicosis (hyperthyroidism), thyroid adenoma; Duhring’s dermatitis herpetiformis; simultaneous use of radioactive iodine; children under 8 years of age.
Chronic renal insufficiency, pregnancy, breast-feeding period, advanced age.
Pregnancy and lactation:
Before using Jovidox, if you are pregnant, or anticipate that you might be pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant, you should consult your doctor
Iodine penetrates the placental barrier and is excreted with breast milk. Use of the drug “Jovidox” is not recommended from the second trimester of pregnancy and during breast-feeding. Using the drug “Jovidox” during these periods is possible only if the expected benefits to the mother exceed the potential risk to the fetus and child. If it is necessary to use the drug in these cases, treatment is possible under individual medical supervision. Newborns and infants whose mothers used “Jovidox” should monitor the thyroid function.

Dosage and administration method

  • Intravaginal.
  • After pre-hygiene treatment pre-release from the contour cell packing, it is inserted, lying on the back, deep into the vagina. In acute vaginitis – 1 suppository 2 times a day for 7 days, with chronic and subacute vaginitis 1 suppository 1 time a day before going to bed for 14 days (regardless of the phase of the menstrual cycle).
  • For preoperative prevention of complications of infectious genesis in gynecology, the drug is administered intravaginally twice a day (morning and evening) for 1-7 days.
  • If after treatment no improvement occurs or symptoms worsen, or new symptoms appear, it is necessary to consult a doctor. Use the drug only according to the indications, the method of administration and in such doses as specified in the instructions for use.