Tampax Compak Regular Tampons are easy and comfortable to insert with their smooth plastic applicator and rounded tip. They are easy to carry with their unique discreet compact applicator. Tampax Compak provides effective protection, as the tampon gently expands to comfortably fit the shape of your body.
The new Tampax Compak has a protective 'skirt'. The 'skirt' is an extension of the outer layer covering the tampon, offering you extra protection when you need it the most. Remember - it's important not to wear your tampon for more than 4-8 hours.
If you experience discomfort during removal because the tampon is partially dry, consider moving to the next lower absorbency. On lighter flow days change the tampon absorbency. Always use the lowest absorbency for you flow. The absorbent material is cotton rayon mix.
If you experience leaks, then change the tampon more regularly. By using Tampax tampons with different levels of absorbency, you will get the best combination of protection and comfort throughout your period.
Directions for the use of Tampax Compak:
Precautions to consider when using Tampax Compak:
Tampons are associated with Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS). TSS is a rare but serious illness that may cause death. Read and save the information enclosed in the box regarding TSS and the use of tampons.
You can reduce the risk of menstrual Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) by using a pad instead of a tampon at least once each day during your menstrual period and by using the tampon with the minimum absorbency required to meet your needs. You can also essentially eliminate the risk of menstrual TSS by not using tampons.
Remember - it's important not to wear your tampon for more than 4-8 hours.
Side Effects to consider when using Tampax Compak:
Tampons are associated with Toxic Shock Syndrome, TSS. TSS is a rare but serious illness that may cause death. Read and save the information enclosed in the box about TSS and the use of tampons. TSS can occur anytime during menstruation or shortly thereafter. It can rapidly progress from flu-like symptoms to a serious illness that can be fatal. The warning signs of TSS are listed below, but all of them may not be present:
If you have one or more of these symptoms, you must immediately:
If you had TSS once you can get it again. You should talk to your doctor before using tampons if you have had symptoms of TSS in the past.