Canesten 0.5 mg is a vaginal capsule. The drug is used in women over 16 years of age to treat intimate infections with fungal origin. The preparation relieves symptoms of infection such as burning, itching and discharge.
Composition of Canesten 0.5g:
Active ingredient: Clotrimazole (Clotrimazolum). One vaginal capsule contains 500 mg of clotrimazole and auxiliary substances: capsule filling: white petroleum jelly, liquid paraffin; capsule shell: gelatin, glycerol, purified water, titanium dioxide (E171), quinoline yellow (E104), sunset yellow (E110), soy lecithin, medium chain saturated fatty acid triglycerides.
Operation of Canesten 0.5g:
The active substance used in Canesten 0.5 g is clotrimazole, an imidazole derivative. This drug has a broad spectrum of antifungal activity. It helps to relieve itching, burning and vaginal discharge, i.e. symptoms accompanying intimate fungal infections.
Canesten 0.5g is indicated for the treatment of vaginal infections and female external genitalia caused by microorganisms such as fungi (mainly Candida) sensitive to clotrimazole.
Store the product out of reach of children at room temperature. It is recommended to protect against moisture and light. Do not swallow. The possibility of using the drug in pregnant women should be discussed with your doctor, but you should not use the drug in the first trimester, and then use your finger for application, not the applicator included in the package. The possibility of using the drug in breastfeeding women should be discussed with a doctor, but it is not recommended to use the drug during breastfeeding, it is recommended to stop feeding during the treatment. Do not use in children under 12 years of age, in girls from 12 to 16 years of age, it can be used only on the express recommendation of a doctor. Do not use tampons, vaginal irrigation, spermicides or other vaginal products during treatment. Avoid sexual intercourse so as not to infect your partner. Remember that if your partner develops symptoms (itching, inflammation), he or she should undergo local treatment. This medicine may make condoms and diaphragms less effective. Tell your doctor about any medications you are taking (mainly medications used to control the immune response after organ transplantation). Canesten can increase the levels of some active substances. Tell your doctor about any medications you are taking (mainly medications used to control the immune response after organ transplantation). Canesten can increase the levels of some active substances. Tell your doctor about any medications you are taking (mainly medications used to control the immune response after organ transplantation). Canesten can increase the levels of some active substances.
Do not use in case of hypersensitivity to any component of the drug.
Some people may experience side effects while taking the drug. Often: burning. Uncommon: abdominal pain, itching, skin redness and / or irritation. Rare: allergic reactions, edema, skin rash, vaginal bleeding. Not known: genital exfoliation, discomfort, pelvic pain. In case of local side effects or symptoms of an allergic reaction, it is recommended to stop using the drug.
Dosage of Canesten 0.5g vaginal capsule:
Use as directed by your doctor or as directed on the leaflet. In adult women and girls over 16 years of age: apply one capsule once a day in a single dose. Use in the evening, deeply inserting the capsule into the vagina with the applicator. Do not use during menstruation. If there is no improvement after 7 days, please consult your doctor.