Canesten Thrush Cream
Canesten Thrush Cream is used to treat thrush infection the vulva. It can also be used to treat thrush infection of the vagina. The penis of a sexual partner can also be treated to prevent re-infection occurring.
Who is this medicine for
This medicine can be used by adults and children aged 12 years and over.
How to use Canesten Thrush Cream
Wash your hands before and after use. Apply a thin film of Canesten Thrush Cream to the affected areas twice or three times a day and rub in gently. Continue until symptoms disappear. Consult a doctor if there is no improvement after 7 days. When using on the penis, apply twice or three times daily for 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. Do not use tampons, intravaginal douches, spermicides, or other vaginal products when using this medicine. Avoid sexual intercourse until symptoms are gone.
Pregnancy and Breast Feeding
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 Thrush Cream if you are breastfeeding.
Contains Clotrimazole 2% w/w as the active ingredient. The other ingredients include benzyl alcohol, polysorbate 60, sorbitan stearate, cetyl palmitate, octyldodecanol and purified water. Pack size 20g.
How to store Canesten Thrush Cream
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 Keep all medicines out of reach of children and remember to return all unused or out of date medicines to your pharmacy for safe disposal.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 may receive an email with a link which will allow you to provide further information for review by one of our pharmacists. We may also contact you by phone. If everything is in order your product should ship same day. We will contact you if we need any further information or clarification.