Working together for inclusive healthcare - International Day of Action for Women´s Health


Women are still less represented in medicine, yet they often experience health challenges. Independent of pregnancy and childbirth, vaginal health plays a central role in a woman's life.

To mark the International Day of Action for Women's Health today, we talked to Dr. Gwen Zwingenberger, Medical Affairs Manager at schülke, about her motivation for supporting women's health and promoting the topic of vaginal health with schülke.

Watch the whole interview in the video below:

Important User Information

Composition: 100 g solution contain: octenidine dihydrochloride 0.1 g, phenoxyethanol (Ph.Eur.) 2.0 g. Other ingredients: cocamidopropylbetaine , sodium D-gluconate, glycerol 85%, sodium chloride, sodium hydroxide, purified water. Indications: Antiseptic treatment of the vaginal area. Relief of symptoms of itching, burning and discharge caused by bacterial infection in the vaginal area. Contraindications: octenisept® Vaginal Solution may not be used in cases of hypersensitivity to any of the components of the preparation. Adequate experience has not yet been gained concerning use in children below the age of 8 years. Undesirable effects: In rare cases transient signs of local intolerance such as a slight burning sensation, redness or itching may occur at the application site. Special warnings and special precautions for use: Do not swallow octenisept® Vaginal Solution and do not allow octenisept® Vaginal Solution to pass into the circulation, e.g. as a result of accidental injection. Usage of octenisept® Vaginal Solution in the eye should be avoided. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water. If any of the side effects get serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this user information, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Manufacturer: Schülke & Mayr GmbH, 22840 Norderstedt, Germany, Tel. +49 40 52100-666,

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