How Does Balance Activ Vaginal Gel Work? Clinically proven for the rapid effective relief of; embarrassing odour abnormal discharge discomfort by restoring normal pH & vaginal flora.Dual action Balance Activ™ Vaginal Gel contains lactic acid, which immediately neutralises the embarrassing odour by restoring the normal pH of the vagina. It also contains glycogen, which provides nutrients for lactic acid bacteria. With normal pH and nutrients, the protective lactic acid bacteria grow and the natural vaginal balance is restored, effectively relieving abnormal discharge and discomfort and stopping the embarrassing odour returning. How Do I Use It? balance activ vaginal gel is easy to use Balance Activ™ Vaginal Gel comes in hygienic single use tubes. To use the product, simply twist off the cap of the tube. Insert the whole of the neck of the tube into the vagina, and squeeze out the contents. The tube can then be removed and disposed of. Symptom relief For the rapid, effective relief of embarrassing odour, abnormal discharge and discomfort use 1 tube daily for 7 days. Maintenance Many women experience recurrent symptoms, for example around the time of their period, or as a result of antibiotic treatment. Balance Activ™ Vaginal Gel can also be used to maintain the natural acidity of the vagina and prevent recurrence. Maintenance and Prevention To maintain the natural pH balance and prevent recurrence of symptoms: Use 1-2 tubes a week To help maintain the pH level during a course of antibiotics Use 1 tube daily at the end of the course for 4-5 days If you notice a recurrence of symptoms around the time of your period Use 1 tube at the end of your period for 1-2 days When to see your doctor You should consult your doctor if: your symptoms worsen you experience pain the discomfort does not cease the discharge is blood-stained the discharge occurs during the menopause Balance Activ™ Vaginal Gel is safe to use during pregnancy, however, you should consult your doctor if you have any of the symptoms of a vaginal infection during pregnancy.