GYNALAC is a vaginal freshening gel – not a douche! Douching involves completely washing your vagina with a liquid, many of which contain harsh chemicals (like paraben preservatives). Douching disrupts the vaginal ecosystem – washing out the good bacteria as well as the bad bacteria, and can increase the rates of vaginal infections, like bacterial […]
Great question! Vaginal pH is a measure of how acidic or alkaline the vagina is. A healthy vaginal pH is usually between 3.8 and 4.5. This is important to know because an overly acidic or alkaline vaginal pH can lead to infections like yeast or BV, odor, excessive discharge, vaginal dryness, itchiness, vulva soreness and […]
You may feel a temporary burning sensation when using GYNALAC, as you may have small abrasions in the vaginal tissue, which is common when suffering from a vaginal infection. However, this should go away quickly, if the burning is persistent, you should consult your doctor.
Yes. In fact, using GYNALAC for four to five days at the end of a course of antibiotics can help to restore the correct vaginal pH and prevent the growth of organisms that may cause an infection.
It is not harmful to continue to use GYNALAC for longer than 7 days, however if symptoms do persist it is advisable to see your doctor.
To effectively treat BV and relieve embarrassing fishy odour and abnormal discharge and discomfort associated with BV you should use 3 mL of GYNALAC vaginal gel per day, ideally at bed time for 7 days. To maintain your natural pH balance and prevent recurrence of symptoms you can use 1-2 applications of 3 mL per […]
Many women notice their symptoms start to improve after just one dose.
Store GYNALAC, in its box, in a dry place at room temperature, 15°C to 30°C. Do not use beyond the expiry date. The expiry date is stated on the tube and carton. Once used, the tube can be disposed of in accordance with local and environmental regulations.
GYNALAC is nontoxic. If ingested, there is no cause for alarm.
Yes, GYNALAC is safe to use when breastfeeding.