What is it
Canesten Thrush Cream Clotrimazole 2% provides external treatment for thrush and fungal infections. It contains 2% of the active ingredient Clotrimazole which promotes a healthy pH balance and reduces thrush symptoms of itching and burning.
Thrush is caused when there is disruption in balance between bacteria and yeasts which naturally live within the vagina. This can be caused by a variety of factors like.
Medicines and antibiotics
Trauma of sexual activity
Perfumed soap, shower gels, or bubble baths
Wearing tight clothing
For use in adults and children over 12 years.
Wash hands before and after using the cream.
Apply the cream thinly to affected areas 2 or 3 times a day and rub in gently.
Treatment should be continued for up to one week after treating internal infection in women and for 2 weeks in men.
If symptoms persist consult your doctor. Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.
Warnings and Cautions
This product may damage and reduce effectiveness of latex condoms. Another method of contraception should be used for 5 days after using this cream.
Tampons should not be used while using this product.
If symptoms persist for more than seven days (two weeks for men) you should see your doctor
If symptoms recur within two months of treating a thrush infection, you should see your doctor.
Each 20g tube of Canesten Thrush Cream contains clotrimazole 400mg (2% w/w).
It also contains benzyl alcohol, polysorbate 60, sorbitan stearate, cetyl palmtate, cetostearyl alcohol, octyldodecanol and purified water.