Canesten Oral & Cream Duo provides you with internal and external treatment for thrush symptoms, an oral capsule plus a soothing double-strength cream.
This product is suitable for adults between 16 and 60 years of age.
Clotrimazole is the active ingredient in Canesten cream. It provides soothing relief from any external itching and soreness caused by fungal infections. This cream may be used for treating men and women.
The capsule is an effective single dose treatment for vaginal thrush or penile thrush.
Thrush is caused when there is disruption in the balance between bacteria and yeasts which naturally live within the vagina. This can be caused by a variety of factors like:
Canesten Oral & Cream Duo can be used to prevent the growth of fungus and reduce itchy, burning sensations. To prevent thrush from recurring:
How to use Canesten Oral & Cream Duo:
For vaginal thrush in adults, only a single dose (1 capsule) is needed. Swallow the capsule whole with a glass of water. The capsule can be taken with or without food.
Apply the cream thinly & evenly over the affected external irritated area the cream on the external irritated area 2-3 times a day to relieve the symptoms until they disappear, or up to one week in women and up to 2 weeks in men.
Caution when using Canesten Oral & Cream Duo:
If symptoms persist for more than 7 days, see your doctor. Do not use if you are pregnant, trying for a baby or breast feeding. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any medicine other than the contraceptive pill and if you are aged under 16 or over 60.
Do not use Fluconazole Oral Capsule without first consulting your doctor:
Each Canesten capsule contains:
The active ingredient Fluconazole 150 mg. Each capsule also contains: lactose monohydrate & sodium lauryl sulfate.
The Canesten cream contains:
The active ingredient Clotrimazole 200mg (2% w/w). The cream also contains: benzyl alcohol, Polysorbate 60, sorbitan stearate, Cetyl palmitate, Cetostearyl alcohol, octyldodecanol & purified water.