|Title:||METHOD OF TREATING VAGINITIS|
|Abstract:||Lactulose has been found to be effective in the treatment of vaginitis.|
|Inventor(s):||Wootton; Leslie William (Kingsdown near Sevenoaks, EN)|
|Assignee:||U.S. Philips Corporation (New York, NY)|
1. A method of treating women suffering from vaginitis which method comprises intravaginally administering to said women a daily effective amount of lactulose.
2. The method of claim 1 wherein lactulose is administered in an amount of 4 to 10 grammes once or twice a day.
3. The method of claim 2 wherein lactulose is administered daily in 1 or 2 doses of 5 grammes.
4. The method of claim 1 wherein lactulose is administered in the form of a syrup containing about 50% by weight of lactulose, about 5% by weight of lactose, about 8% by weight of galactose and the remainder water.
5. The method of claim 1 wherein the administration of lactulose is preceded by or combined with the intravaginal administration of a daily effective amount of an antibiotic selected from the group consisting of Nystatin and Pimafucin.
6. The method of claim 1 wherein lactulose is administered in the form of an intravaginal tampon loaded with an effective amount of lactulose.
7. The method of claim 4 wherein the lactulose syrup is contained in an intravaginal tampon.
8. Intravaginal tampon loaded with an effective amount of lactulose.
9. Intravaginal tampon of claim 8 loaded with an effective amount of a syrup containing about 50% by weight of lactulose, about 5% by weight of lactose, about 8% by weight of galactose and the remainder water.
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