How Long Does It Take For Boric Acid Supppositories to Dissolve?
Most suppositories take about 10 minutes to dissolve in the vagina. However, some may need a bit longer.
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The length of time a suppository takes to dissolve will vary on many factors. These include the temperature of the suppository before you insert it and the type of base used.
How to insert a boric acid suppository
How long does it take for boric acid suppositories to dissolve? When you are ready to insert the suppository, wash your hands thoroughly and dry them. This will prevent you from getting any bacterial infections. Then, lie on your back with your knees slightly bent and feet apart to make it easier for you to insert the suppository.
Using a finger or an applicator, carefully insert the suppository as far as it will comfortably go into your vagina. You can also place a panty liner over the top of the suppository if you are concerned about leaking.
Don’t have sex while you are using this medication, as it will break down the condom and diaphragm that prevents sexually transmitted diseases (STIs). It can also cause discomfort and itchiness in the vaginal area.
Consult your doctor before you start taking boric acid. They will tell you how to use it and recommend alternative treatment options if it doesn’t work.
Do not use this medicine if you have ever had a scabby or yeast infection in the past. Or if you are allergic to boric acid or any other ingredient in this medication.