Know the basics
What is Albothyl® used for?
Albothyl® is commonly used for local treatment of cervicovaginal inflammations or infections and tissue damage.
How should I take Albothyl®?
Albothyl® is recommended to use in the evening. Firstly, the suppository is moistened with water and introduced deep into the vagina, preferably in the supine position. The additional use of a sanitary towel to avoid soiling of clothing and bedding.
Also, the doctor recommends that the duration of use depends on the nature and severity of the condition.
How do I store Albothyl®?
Albothyl® is best stored in the refrigerator. To prevent drug damage, do not freeze. There may be different brands of Albothyl® 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 Albothyl® 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.
Know the precautions & warnings
What should I know before using Albothyl®?
You should consult with your doctor, if:
- You are allergic to Albothyl® or any other similar drug;
- You have your menstrual period. In this period, you should avoid the use of vaginal suppositories;
- Pregnant or breastfeeding.
It is not recommended for use in patients under the age 18 and postmenopausal women.
Besides, avoid sexual intercourse for 7 days after using Albothyl® vaginal suppositories.
Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
There isn’t enough information about the safety of using this Albothyl® during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Albothyl®.
Know the side effects
What side effects can occur from Albothyl®?
This medicine can cause the following side effects:
- Feeling of a foreign body in the uterus;
- Discomfort in the lower abdomen;
- Vaginal irritation;
- Vaginal dryness and allergic reactions.
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
Know the interactions
What drugs may interact with Albothyl®?
There are no data on the use of other medications. 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.
Does food or alcohol interact with Albothyl®?
Albothyl® 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.
What health conditions may interact with Albothyl®?
Albothyl® 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.
Understand the dosage
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Albothyl®.
What is the dose of Albothyl® for an adult?
1 vaginal suppository every other day for 7-14 days.
What is the dose of Albothyl® for a child?
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. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
How is Albothyl® available?
Albothyl® is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
- Albothyl® suppository 90mg.
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services (115) or go to your nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of Albothyl®, 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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Review Date: September 20, 2016 | Last Modified: September 12, 2019
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