An alternative approach for the treatment of vaginal atrophy

L. Quaranta, J. Ottolina, M. Parma, R. Chionna, F. Sileo, M. Dindelli, M. Origoni, M. Candiani, S. Salvatore

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Abstract

Aim: The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy of a new topic non-hormonal treatment for postmenopausal women complaining of symptoms of vaginal atrophy. Methods: Patients included in the study were prescribed Sinecol gel (AM PHARMA Srl, Vimercate, Monza and Brianza, Italy) application once a day for 20 consecutive days. Sinecol gel is a topic compound for vaginal atrophy containing hyaluronic acid, that is known to improve vaginal elasticity, lactoperoxidase, Xantham gum and glucose oxidase, which have protective and antibacterial action. We evaluated each patient before and after treatment, both subjectively with the "Visual Analogical Scale" (VAS) and objectively with the "Vaginal Health Index" (VHI). Results: We observed a significant clinical improvement of the subjective and objective assessment of symptoms severity with ap value

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)377-381
Number of pages5
JournalMinerva Ginecologica
Volume66
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 2014

Keywords

  • Estrogens
  • Hyaluronic acid
  • Menopause

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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    Quaranta, L., Ottolina, J., Parma, M., Chionna, R., Sileo, F., Dindelli, M., Origoni, M., Candiani, M., & Salvatore, S. (2014). An alternative approach for the treatment of vaginal atrophy. Minerva Ginecologica, 66(4), 377-381.