FAQ

FAQ2018-03-27T17:24:14+00:00
What is GYNORM?2018-03-26T09:43:23+00:00

GYNORM is a vaginal gel based on hyaluronic acid.

GYNORM helps to provide relief from the symptoms of vaginal dryness of various origins, including itching, burning, irritation and vaginal discomfort. It can also help to prevent infections that commonly arise from vaginal dryness.

How does GYNORM work?2018-03-28T06:42:06+00:00

Hyaluronic acid is a natural lubricating and moisturizing substance found in the skin and around the joints. It is widely used in skin care and medical products, mainly due to its excellent biocompatibility and hydrating properties. Hyaluronic acid can absorb many times its own weight in water. Lactate acid, which is also a component of GYNORM, contributes to the restoration of the pH balance.

Clinical trials have shown that products such as GYNORM, which use hyaluronic acid, are as effective as 0.1% estriol cream. Preclinical data suggest that products like GYNORM can reverse vaginal atrophy while helping support self-defense mechanisms in the vaginal epithelium.

What are the components?2018-03-26T09:59:37+00:00

Principal Component: hyaluronic acid 0.5% – which provides in-depth moisturizing and regeneration of the vaginal mucosa.

Other Components: water for injection and a lactate buffer which contributes to the restoration of the pH balance.

How do I use GYNORM?2018-03-26T10:00:50+00:00

  • Check the package integrity before use.

  • Check the expiry date indicated on the product.

  • Do not use after the expiry date.

  • Take one of the plastic containers containing GYNORM Vaginal Gel.

  • Rotate the seal counterclockwise and remove it.

  • Get in a supine or lying position and introduce the cannula into the vagina as deeply as possible.

  • Squeeze the contents into the vagina. The small amount of residual gel left in the polymer container must be disposed of after use.

How often should I use GYNORM?2018-03-28T06:30:53+00:00

The recommended dosage for dryness of the vaginal mucosa is 5 ml administered 1-2 times a day, or until you feel relief from your symptoms. For prolonged relief, GYNORM should be applied only once every three days. However, depending on the severity of the condition or if symptoms persist, you should repeat the treatment. It can be used for extended periods, but only with a doctor’s medical prescription.

How will GYNORM affect my sex life?2018-03-28T06:31:30+00:00

As the condition of your vagina improves, you will be able to enjoy a more comfortable sex life. GYNORM will not affect your partner during sex, it is nontoxic and has no taste or smell. GYNORM is safe to use with condoms. GYNORM is not a contraceptive.

Can I still use condoms while using GYNORM?2018-03-28T06:32:07+00:00

Yes, GYNORM can be used with lubricated/non-lubricated latex, lubricated polyurethane, and lubricated natural skin condoms.

Can I use GYNORM with contraception?2018-03-28T06:32:32+00:00

As GYNORM does not contain any oils, it is safe to use with condoms.

Can I use GYNORM when trying to conceive?2018-03-28T06:33:04+00:00

GYNORM does not interfere with normal reproductive function.

Can I use GYNORM during my period?2018-03-28T06:42:52+00:00

Yes, although the gel may make your menstrual flow appear thicker. Also, the blood flow may make it more difficult for the gel to deliver moisture to the cells than at other times.

I’m a cancer survivor and can’t use HRT or estrogen creams. Can I still use GYNORM?2018-03-28T06:34:20+00:00

Yes. GYNORM is a non-hormonal and paraben-free vaginal moisturizing gel and can safely be used alongside other medication.

Can I use GYNORM after having a baby?2018-03-28T06:43:35+00:00

After pregnancy, the body needs time to return to normal. Many lactating mothers will experience vaginal dryness and may wish to use GYNORM to help relieve symptoms. It is suggested that you should wait a minimum of 6 weeks after a natural birth (after your 6-week postnatal check) before using GYNORM, and always under the guidance of your health professional.

Can I use GYNORM after a hysterectomy?2018-03-28T06:36:23+00:00

Yes, but it is recommended that you seek advice from your gynecologist or health care provider as to when you can begin using GYNORM.

Can I use GYNORM during pregnancy?2018-03-28T06:44:10+00:00

As every pregnancy is different, it is recommended that you consult with your midwife or GP before using GYNORM.

What else can I do to prevent dryness?2018-03-28T06:37:48+00:00

Dryness and irritation can be aggravated by soaps, perfumes and other chemicals, such as bath oils and shower gels. Disinfectants and antiseptics could also lead to discomfort, so it is best to avoid using anything other than lukewarm water or a soap-free intimate wash.

Where can I get GYNORM?2018-03-29T06:19:07+00:00

GYNORM is available to purchase over the counter at most local and independent pharmacies. It can also be purchased directly from BlueMed Healthcare Products. If your pharmacy does not have GYNORM on the shelf, please speak to your pharmacist or pharmacy assistant who will be able to have the product delivered to your local store.

Can the container be used multiple times?2018-03-28T06:38:49+00:00

No. Each container is for single use and is not intended for multiple uses.

How do I store GYNORM?2018-03-28T06:39:10+00:00

The product should be stored in a dry place and temperatures between 5° to 25°C.