Lomecan V is one of the trade names for clotrimazole , an antifungal drug applied in the treatment of fungal infections in the female genital region. Its antifungal action is broad spectrum, and is responsible for altering the permeability of the fungal membrane, by repressing the synthesis of ergosterol.Clotrimazole, the active ingredient in Lomecan V, is effective against dermatophytes and yeasts (microscopic fungi) such as Candida . When applied to the skin, it penetrates the epidermis, but its absorption is low or non-existent. In contrast, when administered in the vaginal areas, between 3 and 10% of the dose is absorbed.

Lomecan is used to:

The clotrimazole , key Lomecan reagent V, used to treat fungal infections, among which are:

  • Candidiasis mucocutáneas
  • Pitiriasis versicolor
  • Dermatophytosis
  • Tricomoniasis
  • Candidiasis vulvovaginales
  • External fungal otitis

Lomecan V is focused on vaginal infections, which are, in this case, trichomoniasis and vulvovaginal candidiasis .

Lomecan V fights trichomoniasis

Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease caused by infection with a parasite called Trychomonas vaginalis . It can arise from unprotected vaginal, oral, or anal sexual contact, and men generally have no symptoms.

The manifestations of this infection in the body of women are:

  • Pain when urinating
  • Itching in the genital areas
  • Foul-smelling vaginal discharge

Lomecan V eggs are a good treatment for this disease. With three days of application, it is enough for the symptoms to disappear. If the discomfort persists for more than seven days, it is necessary to seek medical advice.

Lomecan V is used for vulvovaginal candidiasis

Vulvovaginal candidiasis is a disease caused by infection with a fungus called Candida albicans , and mainly affects the tissues of the vulva and vagina.

Its main symptoms are:

  • Thick, whitish vaginal discharge
  • Intense itching
  • Inflammation in the tissue

With established Lomecan V applications, these annoyances can disappear. However, if they persist for more than a week, it is already urgent to visit the doctor.

Lomecan is sold as an egg or as an ointment.

How is Lomecan V used?

The use of Lomecan V eggs requires a careful procedure:

  • First of all, the patient should wash her hands well.
  • An egg is inserted, deep into the vagina, carefully and with the finger.
  • To make it easier, the patient can be lying down and flexing her legs a little.
  • This should be done for three days, which is the duration of the treatment.

If the symptoms of yeast infection continue to last for more than 7 days, a doctor should be consulted.

Dosis de Lomecan V

The drug clotrimazole can be purchased in different presentations, which are classified according to the mode of administration:

  • Topical application: It is sold in the form of lotions, solutions, shampoo or powder. All of them with a concentration of 1% clotrimazole.
  • Vaginal application: It is sold in the form of a vaginal cream or ointment, with a concentration between 1 and 10%. Also as ovules, with a content of 100 to 500 milligrams . The latter is the case of Lomecan V.
  • Otic and ophthalmic applications: Sold as 1% concentration solutions.

Contraindications of Lomecan V

Lomecan V is available without a prescription, and should be administered under medical supervision, or avoided entirely in people such as:

  • Patients with an allergy to clotrimazole or azole compounds
  • Patients under 16 years of age
  • Patients older than 60 years
  • Women who are menstruating
  • Patients who have had more than two Candida infections in the last 6 months
  • Pregnant women
  • Lactating women

Side effects of Lomecan V

The possible side effects of Lomecan V , which is clotrimazole applied vaginally , are:

  • Burning sensation in the urethra
  • Vaginal itching (in rare cases)
  • Vaginitis
  • Urinary continence
  • Cystitis
  • Eruptions
  • Digestive disorders
  • Sexual disturbances

On the other hand, the possible side effects of clotrimazole, if applied topically , are:

  • Urticaria
  • Itching
  • Rashes
  • Irritation
  • Erythema
  • Dry skin

So that there are no complications in the application on the skin, it is recommended that the area is well ventilated and that there are no bandages or blockage of any kind . If there were, the fungi would have the conditions to develop.

This article is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical opinion. Consult a doctor.




Samantha Robson
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Dr. Samantha Robson ( CRN: 0510146-5) is a nutritionist and website content reviewer related to her area of ​​expertise. With a postgraduate degree in Nutrition from The University of Arizona, she is a specialist in Sports Nutrition from Oxford University and is also a member of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.

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