Boric suppository is a safe and effective treatment for vaginal yeast infections. It works by stopping the growth of yeast and easing itching. Yeast is eliminated through urine in a few days after starting treatment, so you should start to see an improvement in your symptoms within a day or two.
Dose of Boric Acid Suppository for Yeast Infection and Bacterial Vaginosis
Boric suppository acid is usually dispensed in 600mg suppositories that you insert 1-2 times per day. They are typically used for 2-4 weeks. It’s not recommended to use more than one suppository at a time, because it might cause side effects.
How to Use a Boric Acid Suppository for Yeast and Bacterial Vaginosis
To use boric acid suppositories, you simply wash your hands and the outside of your vagina thoroughly with soap and water before using it. Then, gently insert a capsule as far up into your vagina as it will comfortably go. Rinse off the applicator and dispose of it.
During use, you may feel a burning sensation or irritation. You might also have a watery discharge. If you experience these side effects, stop using the product immediately and talk with your doctor.
Alternatives to Boric Acid Suppositories for Yeast and Bacterial Infection
There are other medications that work as well or better than boric acid suppositories. Ask your doctor to prescribe the right medication for you.