Release form, composition and packing Benatex 

Vaginal suppositories from white to white with a yellowish shade, torpedo-shape. 1 supp. benzalkonium chloride 9.18 mg. Excipients: vitepsol.

Clinico-pharmacological group: Vaginal contraceptive with spermicidal activity.

Pharmacological action

Vaginal contraceptive with spermicidal activity, is also antiseptic, antifungal, antiprotozoical action, inactivate the virus Herpes simplex.

The drug is active against gram-positive bacteria (including Staphylococcus spp., Streptococcus spp.); Gram-negative bacteria (including Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Proteus spp., Klebsiella spp.); Anaerobic bacteria fungi and molds.

Also active against bacterial strains resistant to antibiotics and other chemotherapeutic drugs, inhibits hyaluronidase plazmokoagulazu and staphylococci. Spermicidal effect of the drug due to the ability to damage the sperm membrane (at the beginning of the flagella, then the head), which accounts for the impossibility of fertilization damaged sperm.

Effect develops within 5 min after administration of a vaginal suppository. Is active in the prevention of sexually transmitted infections (including gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomoniasis). Not affect the normal vaginal microflora (including wand Dederleyna) and the hormonal cycle.


The drug is practically not absorbed by intravaginal administration, removed a simple cleaning the water and with normal physiological discharge.


Local contraception for women of reproductive age:
with contraindications to the use of oral contraceptives or intrauterine contraceptive;
in the postpartum period;
in the period after termination of pregnancy;
in premenopauzny period;
if necessary, episodic prevent pregnancy;
while skipping or delay in receiving consistently used oral contraceptives.

Dosing regimen

Pre-releasing suppository from the contour package, it is introduced deep into the vagina in the supine position for 5 minutes before intercourse. Single dose: 1 suppository is designed for a sexual act.

The duration of drug action is 4 pm Be sure to enter a new vaginal suppository in repeated sexual acts. Multiplicity of limited individual tolerance of the active substance and the frequency of sexual acts.

Side effect

Allergic reactions.

ulceration and irritation of the mucous membrane of the uterus and vagina;
hypersensitivity to the drug.

Pregnancy and lactation

The drug may be used during pregnancy because it has no harmful effect on pregnancy. The drug may be used during breast-feeding because it is not excreted in breast milk.


To improve the efficiency requires careful adherence to a method of using the drug. Can be used in conjunction with a vaginal diaphragm or an intrauterine contraceptive.

After sexual intercourse is not recommended intravaginal use feminine hygiene products (soap and water douche, because the soap breaks down the active drug substance) to avoid loss of contraceptive effect; possible outdoor toilet sex organs.


Data on drug overdose are not given.

Drug Interactions

Any drug introduced intravaginally, can reduce local spermicidal action (including soaps and solutions containing it). Iodine solution (including 0.1% solution yodonata) inactivate the drug.

Conditions and terms of

List B. The drug should be kept away from children, dry, dark place at temperatures not above 20 ° C. Shelf life - 2 years.