Canesten Thrush Duo Oral Capsule & External Cream
Canesten Thrush Duo Oral Capsule & External Cream
Canesten Thrush Duo offers a dual-action treatment, aiming to alleviate the symptoms of thrush effectively for both genders. It is a user-friendly solution for those dealing with the discomfort associated with thrush, featuring clinically verified ingredients for a comprehensive treatment strategy that tackles both the internal infection and external irritation.
- A combination of an oral capsule and external cream ensures a thorough treatment plan.
- The oral capsule's fluconazole content addresses the infection internally.
- Clotrimazole in the cream provides quick relief from external symptoms like itching and irritation.
- Applicable for both vaginal and penile thrush, the product is versatile.
- Designed for ease of use, whether at home or on the go.
- Available without a prescription, offering ease of access to those seeking prompt relief.
What symptoms or conditions can be treated with Canesten Thrush Duo?
Canesten Thrush Duo is effective against vaginal and penile thrush symptoms, including itching, soreness, and irritation.
What are the benefits of using Canesten Thrush Duo?
The benefits range from quick alleviation of external symptoms to a thorough treatment of the internal infection, all in a convenient, over-the-counter format.
How does Canesten Thrush Duo work?
The treatment involves fluconazole in the capsule for systemic infection clearance and clotrimazole in the cream for immediate easing of external discomfort.
What does the research say about Canesten Thrush Duo?
Studies support the efficacy of fluconazole and clotrimazole, the active components, in treating thrush infections.
What are the main ingredients or components of Canesten Thrush Duo?
Fluconazole is the key ingredient in the capsule, and clotrimazole is found in the cream.
Can the oral capsule treat oral thrush as well?
The oral capsule is formulated specifically for vaginal or penile thrush and is not recommended for oral thrush treatment.
Can I use Canesten Thrush Duo if I am pregnant?
Pregnant individuals should seek advice from a healthcare professional before using Canesten Thrush Duo.
How long does it take for Canesten Thrush Duo to work?
The treatment typically clears the infection within 7 days; however, persistent symptoms warrant a healthcare provider's consultation.
Each Canesten capsule contains: Fluconazole 150mg
The Canesten cream contains: The active ingredient Clotrimazole 200mg (2% w/w).
Usage and Instructions
For vaginal thrush in Adults and children 16 years and older:
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.
Some women suffer from recurrent attacks of thrush. To reduce the frequency of these attacks, the sexual partner's penis can be treated with this cream to prevent re-infection, even if they have no symptoms of thrush. If your sexual partner is treated with this cream, the cream should be applied to the end of the penis 2 or 3 times a day for up to two weeks.
As with other creams, this product may reduce the effectiveness of rubber contraceptives, such as condoms or diaphragms. Consequently, you should use alternative precautions for at least five days after using this product.
Canesten Oral Capsule may cause dizziness. If dizziness occurs after taking your capsule, you should not drive or use machines.
Do not use Canesten Thrush Duo Oral Capsule & External Cream:
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to fluconazole, clotrimazole or any of the other ingredients, including cetostearyl alcohol.
If you are taking the antihistamine terfenadine, the medicine cisapride or an ergot-derivative (e.g. ergotamine used for migraine).
If you are pregnant, trying for a baby or breastfeeding.
Before using Canesten Thrush Duo Oral Capsule & External Cream, you should see your doctor if:
You are unsure whether you have thrush or this is the first time you have had these symptoms. You have had more than two infections of thrush in the last six months. You or your partner have ever had a sexually transmitted disease. You are aged under 16 or over 60. You have ever had an allergic reaction to fluconazole, clotrimazole or any other vaginal antifungal products. You have had any disease or illness affecting the liver or kidneys, or have had any unexplained jaundice. You have heart problems, including heart rhythm problems. You suffer from any other chronic disease or illness.
Women: If you have any of the following symptoms do not use Canesten Thrush Duo Oral Capsule & External Cream and see your doctor as soon as possible:
Irregular vaginal bleeding.
Abnormal vaginal bleeding or a blood-stained discharge.
Ulcers, blisters or sores of the vagina or vulva.
Lower abdominal pain.
Pain or difficulty in passing urine.
Fever or chills.
Feeling sick or vomiting.
A foul smelling discharge from the vagina.
Men: Do not use Canesten Thrush Duo Oral Capsule & External Cream without talking to your doctor first if:
Your sexual partner does not have thrush.
You have sores, ulcers or blisters on your penis.
You have an abnormal discharge from your penis.
Your penis has started to smell.
You have pain or difficulty in passing urine.
Side effects associated with Canesten thrush cream:
Irritation in area of use, for example burning, stinging, itching, redness, rash, blistering or peeling.
Stop using the cream and consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have a severe reaction to it.
Side effects associated with Canesten oral capsule:
Abdominal pain, Nausea and vomiting, Diarrhoea, Headache, Rash (you should not use Canesten oral capsule again if you get a rash after taking it).