What is it
Canesten Combi Pessary & Cream is a complete treatment for vaginal thrush because it treats both the internal cause and external symptoms.
Only use this product if you have been previously diagnosed by your doctor as having vaginal thrush.
The active substance in Canesten Combi Pessary & Cream is clotrimazole. Clotrimazole belongs to a group of medicines called azoles and is an antifungal agent which fights the cause of infections such as vaginal thrush.
Below 16 and over 60 years:
not recommended except on medical advice.
Do not use Canesten Combi Pessary & Cream if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to clotrimazole or any of the other ingredients of Canesten Combi Pessary & Cream During your period as it may be less effective. To treat nail and scalp infections.
The cream contains cetostearyl alcohol which may cause local skin irritation (e.g. rash, itching or redness).
As with other creams and pessaries, 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.
If you are pregnant or trying for a baby, tell your doctor or midwife before using Canesten Combi Pessary & Cream. If you have informed your doctor or midwife already, follow his/her instructions carefully. During pregnancy, extra care should be taken when using the applicator.
The active substance is clotrimazole at a strength of 2% w/w, the other ingredients are benzyl alcohol, polysorbate 60, sorbitan stearate, cetyl palmitate, cetostearyl alcohol, octyldodecanol and purifi ed water.