Policresulen is a drug used in the treatment of inflammation of the cervix (cervical) or inflammation of the vagina (vaginitis). This medication is also used to stop bleeding after a biopsy procedure or removal of cervical polyps.

Policresulen has a local antiseptic and hemostatic effect. The antiseptic effect of topical policresulen is believed to be able to overcome Staphylococcus , Streptococcus , and Candida albicans infections, especially in the genital area. In addition, the hemostatic effect of this drug will stop bleeding by affecting the clotting factors and muscle contraction of blood vessels.

Policresulen trademarks: Albothyl, Aptil, Faktu, Medisio

What is Policresulen

class Prescription drug
Category Antiseptic
Benefit Overcoming inflammation of the cervix and vagina, and stopping bleeding due to cervical biopsies or removal of cervical polyps
Used by Mature
Policresulen for pregnant and lactating women Category N:  Not yet known

It is not yet known whether policresulen can be absorbed into breast milk or not. If you are breastfeeding, do not use this medicine without consulting your doctor first.

Drug form Ointments, gels, ovules (vaginal tablets), suppositories, external liquids

Warning Before Using Policresulen

Before using policresulen, you need to pay attention to the following things:

  • Do not use policresulen if you are allergic to this drug. Tell your doctor about any history of allergies you have.
  • Do not use policresulen if you are menstruating.
  • Consult your doctor about using policresulen if you are taking certain medications, herbal products, or supplements.
  • Consult your doctor about using policresulen if you are pregnant, nursing, or planning a pregnancy.
  • Discuss with your doctor about the benefits and risks of using polyscresulen in the long term.
  • Policresulen should not get into the eyes or be swallowed, be careful when using this drug. In case of contact with eyes, wash immediately with running water.
  • Immediately see a doctor if an allergic reaction or drug overdose occurs after using policresulen.

Dosage and Rules for Using Policresulen

Policresulen should only be used according to a doctor's prescription. The following are policresulen doses to treat cervical bleeding after a cervical biopsy or after removal of cervical polyps, cervicitis , or vaginitis based on the form of the drug:

  • Ovules (vaginal tablets) or suppositories
    Insert 1 vaginal tablet (ovules) or suppositories into the vagina, once every 2 days, for 1–2 weeks.
  • Ointment or gel
    Take an adequate amount of ointment or gel with your fingertips, then apply 2-3 times a day on the intimate organs.
  • External drug liquid
    For cauterization use a policresulen solution 1–2 times a week, or use it as a vaginal cleanser by diluting the solution in a ratio of 1:1–1:5.

How to use policresulen properly

Follow the doctor 's advice and read the instructions printed on the drug packaging. Do not increase or decrease the dose without the doctor's permission, because it is feared that it could worsen the condition you are experiencing.

For policresulen suppositories, the medication is inserted into the vagina. Suppository medication can be moistened with water first to make it easier to insert.

It is recommended to use policresulen suppositories at night. Avoid using soap or cleansers on the vagina and having sexual intercourse while using policresulen.

Store policresulen at room temperature and avoid exposure to direct sunlight. Keep this drug out of reach of children.

Policresulen interactions with other drugs

It is not known exactly what interaction effects can occur if policresulen is used with other medicines. When using polyscresulen, avoid using ointments or other topical medications. To be safe, always tell your doctor about any medications, supplements, or herbal products you're taking.

Side Effects and Dangers of Policresulen 

Side effects that may occur after using policresulen are:

  • An uncomfortable sensation in the vagina, such as burning or itching
  • Local irritation of the smeared area
  • Vagina feels dry

Check with your doctor if the side effects mentioned above don't go away or get worse. You should also see a doctor immediately if you experience an allergic reaction to the drug after using policresulen.

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