Canesten Cream 1% is used to treat fungal infections including fungal nappy rash, rinworm and athlete’s foot. It can also be used to treat irritation of the penis or vulva caused by thrush.
This medicine can be used by adults and children.
Wash your hands before and after use. Apply a thin film of cream to the affected areas twice or three times a day. You should continue to use the cream for at least 2 weeks.
Do not use this product if you are allergic to any of the active ingredients. If you feel that the product is not working or if your symptoms are getting worse please check with your doctor or pharmacist.
You should avoid this medicine during the first trimester (three months) of pregnancy. Check with your doctor for all other times during pregnancy. We also advise against using Canesten Cream 1% if you are breastfeeding.
Containts Clotrimazole 1% w/w as the active ingredient. The other ingredients are benzyl alcohol, polysorbate 60, sorbitan stearate, cetyl palmitate, octyldodecanol and purified water.
Do not store above 25°C. Do not use the product after the expiry date marked on the pack. Keep all medicines out of reach of children and remember to return all unused or out of date medicines to your pharmacy for safe disposal.
Please see product packaging for full product information. A copy of the patient information leaflet for this medicine can be found online here.
This product is a licensed medicine in Ireland and we can only ship to an Irish address. If you order this product you will receive an email with a link which will allow you to provide further information for review by one of our pharmacists. If everything is in order your product should ship same day. We will contact you if we need any further information or clarification.