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Canesten

Canesten Hydrocortisone Cream
Canesten Hydrocortisone Cream Size: 15g View Product
Canesten Thrush Cream
Canesten Thrush Cream Size: 20g View Product
Canesten Oral Capsule
Canesten Oral Capsule Size: Single View Product
Canesten Oral and Cream Duo
Canesten Oral and Cream Duo Size: Single View Product
Canesoasis
Canesoasis Size: 6 Sachets View Product
Canesten Internal Cream
Canesten Internal Cream Size: 5g View Product
Canesten AF Dual Action Cream 15g
Canesten AF Dual Action Cream 15g Size: 15g View Product
Canesten Dual Action 1% Cream
Canesten Dual Action 1% Cream Size: 30g View Product
Canesten Cream
Canesten Cream Size: 50g View Product
Canesten Pessaries 100mg
Canesten Pessaries 100mg Size: 6 View Product
Canesten Pessary
Canesten Pessary Size: 500mg View Product
Canesten Cream Combi Internal and External Creams
Canesten Cream Combi Internal and External Creams Size: 10 + 5g View Product
Canesten Thrush Combi
Canesten Thrush Combi Size: 10g View Product
Canesten Cream 1
Canesten Cream 1 Size: 20g View Product
Canesten Solution
Canesten Solution Size: 20ml View Product
Canesten Bifonazole Once Daily Cream
Canesten Bifonazole Once Daily Cream Size: 20g View Product
Canesfresh Feminine Wash Soothing Wash Gel
Canesfresh Feminine Wash Soothing Wash Gel Size: 200ml View Product
Canesfresh Feminine Wash Mousse
Canesfresh Feminine Wash Mousse Size: 150ml View Product
Canesfresh Feminine Wipes
Canesfresh Feminine Wipes Size: 10 Wipes View Product
Canespro Fungal Nail Treatment Set
Canespro Fungal Nail Treatment Set Size: Single View Product
Canestest
Canestest Size: 1 x Swab View Product
Canesbalance Vaginal Gel
Canesbalance Vaginal Gel Size: 7 Applicators View Product
Canesflor Capsules
Canesflor Capsules Size: 10 Capsules View Product

What is Canesten?

Canesten products are based around an active ingredient, which kills fungi and yeasts through disruption of their cell membranes. It works by stopping the fungi from effectively creating a key component of cell membranes in fungi, thus leading to the formation of holes in their cell membranes. This causes essential parts of fungal cells to leak out, thus killing the fungi and treating the infection.

Canestenis used to treat infections like ringworm, athlete's foot and jock itch and yeast infections such as candida, fungal nappy rash or sweat rash. It is particularly useful for treating infections affecting large or hairy areas of skin and can also be used to treat fungal infections affecting the outer or middle ear.

What are the side effects of Canesten?

For the Canesten products containing the active ingredient Clotrimazole the following side effects have been reported by at least 1% of people taking this medication.

Many of these side effects can be managed, and some may go away on their own over time.

  • burning
  • irritation
  • itching
  • redness
  • rash
  • stinging
  • swelling of the skin where the cream was applied.
Contact your doctor if you experience these side effects and they are severe or bothersome.

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