Epigenes sex - an antiviral medication for local and external use.  The antiviral drug Epigenes sex

Pharmacological action Epigenes

The active ingredient Epigenes has a complex action: antipruritic, antiviral, immunostimulant, anti-inflammatory and regenerating.

The mechanism of action of the active ingredient (activated glycyrrhizic acid) derived from a licorice root, is the interruption of viral replication at the early stage, which prevents them to penetrate into the cells.

Product form

Epigen discharged as a light yellow 0, 1% spray for topical and local application in 1 ml containing 1 mg of active ingredient (activated glycyrrhizic acid) and adjuvants: maleic acid, ascorbic acid, folic acid and fumaric acid, propylene glycol, water and Tween cleared.

The plastic containers with 60 ml of spray. For intravaginal use the kit includes a spray nozzle.

Analogs Epigenes

Analogues of WPP on the active substance are glycyram, glycyrrhizic acid and Epigenes labial. These analogs Epigenes have different dosage forms (tablets, granules for solution) and used as antiviral drugs for oral use.

Indications Epigenes

According to the instructions, Epigenes sex is prescribed for the treatment of:

  • Papillomovirusnoy infections, including asymptomatic allocation of human papillomavirus oncogenic risk;
  • Infections caused by the virus Herpes simplex (type 1 and 2) and Varicella zoster.

Epigenes sex also indicated for the prevention of:

  • Genital warts and cervical abnormalities that cause the virus Herpes simplex (type 1 and 2), human papillomavirus and cytomegalovirus;
  • Relapses of infections that are caused by viruses Varicella zoster, Herpes simplex (type 1 and 2), human papillomavirus and cytomegalovirus;
  • States that are associated with a reduction in local immunity against the backdrop of vulvovaginal candidiasis, nonspecific vaginitis and bacterial vaginosis.

Furthermore, Epigen, according to instructions, are used as part of combination and combination therapy for the treatment of cytomegalovirus infection, and discomfort in the genital area, which is accompanied by a burning sensation, itching, and dryness of mucous membranes.


Contraindications to the use of sex is a Epigenes hypersensitivity to the components forming part of the drug.

Dosing spray Epigenes

For external use spray Epigenes sprayed from a distance of 4-5 cm of skin surface. The optimal therapeutic dose is one or two pressing spray valve. For intravaginal use spray is necessary to use a specially enclosed attachment. Men in addition to external application Epigenes sex should be injected into the external opening of the urethra.

Regimen medicament depends on the disease.

In the treatment of skin infections which are caused by human papilloma virus, spray applied three times a day until removal of warts during the period causal therapy. Against the background of the destruction of the frequency of application should be increased to five times a day. Duration of treatment - not less than ten days, but the treatment can be continued until they are healed. To avoid relapse spray Epigenes, reviews, effectively apply three times a day for a month.

The drug is also used to prevent the progression of the infection, which is caused by the human papilloma virus. In this case recommended to use spray Epigenes before and after sexual intercourse, as well as against the background of provoking factors, such as:

  • Fatigue;
  • Stress;
  • Violation of the microflora;
  • Respiratory viral infections;
  • Taking certain medications, namely cytostatics and antibiotics.

During the period of the trigger factors apply Epigenes sex three times a day (outward and vaginally).

In the treatment of infections which are caused by viruses Herpes simplex (type 1 and 2) or Varicella zoster, Epigen spray should be applied to the lesion to six times a day for five days. However, the duration of treatment can be increased by a persistent course of illness until the complete disappearance of symptoms.

In the treatment of genital herpes and cytomegalovirus infection Epigenes, according to instructions, and is used externally vaginally to five times a day for two weeks. After the relief of recurrence Epigenes, reviews, efficient use for 10 days three times a day. To prevent a recurrence of the disease spray is recommended to use a 20 day menstrual cycle before the end of menstruation, morning and evening.

In the treatment of nonspecific vulvovaginitis, bacterial vaginosis and vulvovaginal candidiasis Epigenes should be applied 3-4 times a day intravaginally for 7-10 days. The course of treatment medication, if necessary, can be repeated after ten days. For the duration of the spray trigger factors should be applied topically and intravaginally.  Dosage form Epigenes - Spray

As a prophylactic antiviral medication, Epigenes is recommended before and after sexual intercourse.

If discomfort in the genital area, which manifests itself as itching, burning and dryness of mucous membranes, spray prescribed for several weeks twice a day. To prevent the occurrence of this condition Epigenes, reviews, effectively used after intercourse.

Overdose symptoms epigenome instructions are not described.

Drug interaction Epigenes

Epigenes, according to instructions, enhances the effect of other antiviral medicines (yodouridina, acyclovir, interferon).

Application Epigenes sex in a combination therapy of viral diseases with analgesics, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and antibiotics to significant side effects, and change the therapeutic effect does not.

side effects

Epigenes, in the opinion expressed by the disruption to the main systems of the organism does not cause. In rare cases, external use spray Epigenes can cause local allergic reactions, most commonly in the form of contact dermatitis.

storage conditions

Epigenes refers to a number of external antiviral medication OTC (list B). Shelf life spray - 36 months when standard storage conditions and temperatures up to 30 ° C.