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Wokadine 200 MG Pessaries

Manufactured byWockhardt Ltd.
Description

Wokadine 200 MG Pessaries is used in the treatment of infected vaginitis due to candidal, trichomonal, non-specific, or mixed infections. This medicine should be recommended for vaginal use only.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Wokadine 200 MG Pessaries

  • Rash
  • Local irritation

Uses of Wokadine 200 MG Pessaries

What is it prescribed for?

  • Vaginitis ( vaginal inflammation)
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to povidone-iodine or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

Vaginal irritation

This medicine may cause burning and irritation upon vaginal application in some patients. Consult your doctor if the symptoms do not improve and the irritation persists.

Vaginal Use Only

This medicine should be recommended for vaginal use only. Please keep out of your mouth, nose, and eyes may produce a burning sensation.

Menstrual period

This medicine is not recommended during the menstrual period due to the risk of the pessary being washed out by the menstrual flow.

Missed Dose

Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical attention or contact your doctor if an overdose with this medicine is suspected.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Use this medicine as advised by your doctor. Do not use in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Follow all the instructions given in the patient information leaflet.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine stops the growth of the bacteria and other microbes by disrupting certain vital processes in the cell.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Vaginal anti-infectives

Schedule

OTC

The use of povidone-iodine ('Betadine') pessaries in the treatment of candidal and trichomonal vaginitis. - PubMed - NCBI [Internet]. Ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 11 May 2020]. Available from:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1149484

The use of povidone-iodine (‘Betadine’) pessaries in the treatment of candidal and trichomonal vaginitis [Internet]. Taylor & Francis. 2020 [cited 11 May 2020]. Available from:

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1185/03007997509113664?journalCode=icmo20

Povidone iodine [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 11 May 2020]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Povidone-iodine

Povidone-iodine - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2020 [cited 11 May 2020]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB06812
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Information on this page was last updated on 12 May 2020

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