If you suffer from recurring yeast infections or bacterial vaginosis, you may consider using probiotic suppositories to reestablish your vaginal flora and boost your defenses. When there aren’t enough friendly bacteria (probiotics), Candida yeast and harmful bacteria may start to multiply causing unpleasant symptoms.
The probiotics, convert lactose in the vagina into lactic acid which helps to maintain the vaginal acidity level in the healthy range of pH 3,8-4,5, preventing yeast and ‘bad’ bacteria from multiplying.
Also, certain Lactobacilli strains produce hydrogen peroxide that stops harmful microorganisms from growing out of control and causing unpleasant symptoms.
I’ve come up with a list of 3 probiotic suppositories that you can buy on Amazon. All of them have got probiotic strains scientifically proven to help treat and prevent vaginal yeast infections and bacterial vaginosis.
Studies show that Medigyne suppositories can relieve symptoms such as unpleasant odors and itching in 80% of women within 8 days. Another study found that the probiotic strains used in Medigyne can prevent recurring infections for up to 6 months in 65% of women who take three 10-day courses.
Ingredients: Lactobacillus rhamnosus, Lactobacillus gasseri, Lactitol, anhydrous glucose, lactitol monohydrate, corn starch, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, titanium dioxide, magnesium stearate.
Purfem suppositories are vaginal ovules that contain two probiotic strains that naturally occur in the vagina. They help treat and prevent conditions triggered by bacterial imbalance in the vagina, such as yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis. They can be used from 12 years of age, to treat and prevent unpleasant vaginal symptoms.
Ingredients: L. rhamnosus, L. gasseri, Lactitol Monohydrate, Maize starch, Gelatin, Xanthan Gum, Glucose (anhydrous), Magnesium Stearate, Titanium dioxide, Sucrose, Ascorbate and Citrates
Research shows that Provacare prevents the growth of Candida Albicans, which causes vaginal yeast infections and protects from bacterial vaginosis. It contains the correct type and amount of healthy bacteria that will colonize the vagina and restore the vaginal pH by producing lactic acid.
Ingredients: LCR Regenerans®, a unique formulation of Lactobacillus casei rhamnosus, Dextrin, D-glucose, 4-0-Alpha-D-glucopyranosy, Potato starch, Gelatin, Monosodium glutamate, Calcium hydroxide, Lactose, Magnesium Stearate, Sodium Thiosulfate.
Research shows that using probiotics in the form of vaginal suppositories boosts vaginal health and protects the vagina from infections. What’s more, many studies show that probiotics administered vaginally can also help to:
You can use probiotic suppositories either to treat or prevent vaginal yeast infections:
Using probiotic suppositories can help you treat and prevent vaginal yeast infections caused by bacteria and yeasts. You can using it along with your antifungal or antibacterial treatment, or on it’s own to prevent vaginal infections especially if you suffer from recurring episodes. Apart from using probiotic suppositories, you can also consider taking probiotic supplements designed especially for women to boost your overall health and immunity.
Have you ever used probiotic suppositories? Did they help you treat or prevent vaginal infections? Please share your experiences and questions in the comment section below.
My name is Kams and I'm passionate about researching health related topics. I created this website for Candida sufferers looking for reliable information about yeast infection treatments. I hope that through my articles I'll help you make the best decisions regarding your health and get rid of Candida for good.