vaginal capsules, hard 
Lactic acid bacteria ( Lactobacillus gasseri and Lactobacillus rhamnosus)

Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start using this medicine. It contains information that is important to you. 

  • Save this information, you may need to read it again.
  • If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse. This also applies to any side effects not mentioned in this information. See section 4.
  • You should talk to a doctor if you do not feel better or if you feel worse after 6 days.

This leaflet contains information on: 
1. What Ecovag is and what it is used for 
2. What you need to know before using Ecovag 
3. How to use Ecovag 
4. Possible side effects 
5. How to store Ecovag 
6. Contents of the packaging and other information 

1. What Ecovag is and what it is used for

Traditionally used for imbalance in the vagina’s natural bacterial flora. The condition manifests as mild itching, burning, dryness or odor,r, and slightly increased discharge from the vagina.

2. What you need to know before using Ecovag

Do not use Ecovag

  • if you are allergic to Lactobacillus gasseri, Lactobacillus rhamnose,s or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6).

Warnings and cautions

  • Before starting treatment, you should have consulted a doctor to rule out the presence of any underlying infection or tumor.
  • In case of severe itching or pain or if the symptoms have not ceased after 6 days of treatment with Ecovag vaginal capsules, a doctor should be consulted as this may be a sign of illness that requires other treatment. Physicians should also be consulted for mixed or postmenopausal discharge.
  • A suspected sexually transmitted infection should be examined by a doctor.
  • In case of recurrent complaints, contact with a doctor is recommended.

Children and young people

  • Not recommended for children under 12 years.

Other medicines and Ecovag

The effect of concomitant use of other drugs has not been studied.

When contacting a physician or other healthcare professional, remember to mention that you are using or have recently used this over-the-counter medicine.

Pregnancy, breastfeeding, and fertility

The potential effect of the drug on fertility has not been studied.

Use during pregnancy is not recommended. 

Ecovag can be used during breast-feeding.

Driving and using machines

Ecovag has no or negligible effect on the ability to drive and use machines.

3. How to use Ecovag

Always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor advised. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are unsure.

For vaginal use only.

The recommended dose is:

Adults, the elderly, and adolescents over 12 years of age:

1 vaginal capsule at bedtime for 6-8 days. The vaginal capsule is applied deep into the vagina. Wash your hands thoroughly before inserting the vaginal capsule into the vagina.

Contact a doctor if the symptoms worsen or if the symptoms do not go away within 6 days.

Use for children and adolescents

Not recommended for children under 12 years.

If you use more Ecovag then you should 

If you have ingested too much of the medicine or if, for example, a child has accidentally ingested the medicine, contact a doctor, hospital, or the Poison Information Center for risk assessment and advice.

If you forget to use Ecovag

Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.

If you forget to take an Ecovag capsule, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

4. Possible side effects

Like all medicines, Ecovag can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

There are no known side effects of using Ecovag.

5. How to store Ecovag

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.

Do not store above 25 ° C.

Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the bottom of the aluminum tube after “EXP”. The expiration date is the last day of the specified month.

Do not use Ecovag if there are visible signs on the package that it has been open before you start using it.

Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

6. Contents of the packaging and other information

Content declaration

  • The active substances in 1 vaginal capsule are: Lactobacillus gasseri minimum 10 8 CFU freeze-dried lactic acid bacteria Lactobacillus rhamnosus minimum 10 8 CFU freeze-dried lactic acid bacteria
  • Other ingredients are Lactitol monohydrate, corn starch, gelatin, xanthan gum, glucose (anhydrous), magnesium stearate, and titanium dioxide (E 171).

What the medicine looks like and the contents of the pack

Appearance:

Vaginal capsules, hard. White gelatin capsule.

Pack sizes:

10 vaginal capsules in a lacquered aluminum tube with polyethylene lid (drying capsule in the lid).

Marketing Authorisation Holder

Axellus A / S

Industry 10

DK-2635 Ishøj

Denmark

Tel. 0045 43 56 56 56

Manufacturer

Orkla Care A / S

Vassingerødvej 3-7

DK-3540 Lynge

Denmark

This medicinal product is authorized under the European Economic Area under the names

Denmark Viva plus
Poland Ecovag

Muhammad Nadeem

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