Canesten Vaginal Cream is used for Treatment of athlete's foot, Treatment of jock itch, Treatment of ringworm, Relief of itching, Burning, Cracking, And scaling associated with athlete's foot, Jock itch and ringworm, Prevention of oral thrush and other conditions.
Canesten Vaginal Cream contains Clotrimazole as an active ingredient.
Canesten Vaginal Cream works by inhibiting the growth of fungi.
Bayer manufactures Canesten Vaginal Cream.
Canesten Vaginal Cream Uses
Canesten Vaginal Cream is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
Treatment of athlete's foot
Treatment of jock itch
Treatment of ringworm
Relief of itching, burning, cracking, and scaling associated with athlete's foot, jock itch and ringworm
Prevention of oral thrush
Canesten Vaginal Cream Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Canesten Vaginal Cream improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
Inhibiting the growth of fungi.
Canesten Vaginal Cream - Composition and Active Ingredients
Canesten Vaginal Cream is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Clotrimazole - 50Mg/5G
Canesten Vaginal Cream - Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Canesten Vaginal Cream. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious.
Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
Canesten Vaginal Cream - Precautions & How to Use
Before using Canesten Vaginal Cream, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition.
Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
Allergic reaction to this drug
Avoid contact with the eyes for cream
Do not use in children under 2 years of age unless directed by a doctor
do not take by mouth. Consult with your doctor before using this medicine on open wounds, dry, chapped, irritated, or sun-burned skin.
wash your hands before and after applying Canesten Vaginal Cream. Clean and dry the skin area to be treated.
do not wash the treated area after immediately applying Canesten Vaginal Cream. Also avoid the use of other products on the treated area unless directed by your doctor.
applying an excessive amount may result in pilling. Use a thinner layer or lesser quantity of medicine to avoid pilling.
avoid getting this medication in your eyes or nose or mouth.
Canesten Vaginal Cream - Drug Interactions
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Canesten Vaginal Cream may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions.
Canesten Vaginal Cream may interact with the following drugs and products:
Canesten Vaginal Cream - Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Canesten Vaginal Cream is a contraindication. In addition, Canesten Vaginal Cream should not be used if you have the following conditions:
First trimester of pregnancy
Hypersensitivity to imidazole
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