Canesten Pessary 500mg
Canesten Pessary 500mg is a full, single dose course of treatment for vaginal thrush (candidiasis). It is inserted into the vagina for treatment at the site of infection. It is also used to treat other vaginal infections such as Trichomoniasis.
Canesten Pessary contains the active ingredient clotimazole, which is an antifungal medicine used to treat infections with fungi and yeasts. It uses an applicator which allows you to go straight to the site of the infection for effective treatment of vaginal thrush.
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- Wash your hands before and after inserting the pessary
- Insert into the vagina, preferably at night, using the applicator provided
If symptoms persist for more than 7 days, consult your doctor.
Do not use if you are pregnant, trying for a baby or breast feeding.
Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any medicine other than the contraceptive pill and if you are aged under 16 or over 60.
You should carefully read all product packaging and labels prior to use.
Possible side effects:
Vaginal irritation and burning sensation.
Clotrimazole 500mg, lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, lactic acid, maize starch, crospovidone, calcium lactate pentahydrate, magnesium stearate, colloidal anhyrous silica and hypromellose.