Use your pessaries the right way

This article illustrates the right way to use your pessaries.

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​Use your pessaries the right way​


​​​​1​​​​​​​​Wash your hands with soap and water before using the pessary.​​

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2​​Remove the wrapper from the pessary.​


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​3​​​​​​​​Lie down and insert the pessary, tapered end first, into the vagina. Push gently but firmly high into the vagina.​​​​​
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If two pessaries have been p​rescribed, do the same with the second one.​

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5​
Wash your hands with water and soap after each insertion.​
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​6​
Continue using the pessary even during the menstrual period.​
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​7​Avoid sexual intercourse during the period of treatment.​
​8​You may wish to wear a sanitary napkin to prevent this medication from staining y​our clothes.​
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Store this medicine correctly.​​             
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Store in a cool, dry place. Some pessaries need to ​​be stored in the refrigerator. Check the label for the correct storage condition.



​​Do not keep different types of medicines​ together in one container. Keep each medicine separately in its original labelled container.​
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Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
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​Do not keep expired medicines or medicines that are no longer needed.

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Log on to www.pharmacy.nhg.com.sg to​
  • Fill your balance prescription (valid for NHG Polyclinics’ patients only).
  • Shop for health products.
  • Ask a question about your medication.​
We are located in these polyclinics:

Ang Mo Kio Pharmacy
Blk 723 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
#01-4136 S(560723)

Bukit Batok Pharmacy
50 Bukit Batok West Ave 3
S(659164)

Choa Chu Kang Pharmacy
2 Teck Whye Crescent
S(688846)

Clementi Pharmacy
Blk 451 Clementi Ave 3
#02-307 S(120451)

Hougang Pharmacy
89 Hougang Ave 4
S(538829)

Jurong Pharmacy
190 Jurong East Ave 1
S(609788)

Toa Payoh Pharmacy
2003 Lorong 8 Toa Payoh
S(319260)

Woodlands Pharmacy
10 Woodlands Street 31
S(738579)

Yishun Pharmacy
30A Yishun Central 1
S(768796)​​

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For enquiries, please contact Call Centre at 6355 300​0.
PH007-003-EC-0316-V2​


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