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Canesten Thrush Combi Pessary & Cream

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Combat stubborn vaginal infections with the Canesten Combi CreamPessary 10g. This dual action treatment includes an external cream and an internal pessary that work together to eradicate yeast infections. The active ingredient, clotrimazole, boasts powerful anti-fungal properties that target the infection directly, providing rapid and long-lasting relief from itching, inflammation, and discomfort. Perfect for those seeking a comprehensive solution to feminine health issues. Remember, always consult a healthcare professional before use. Never let yeast infections hinder your daily life, trust in Canesten.

How to use
  • Canesten Thrush Combi Pessary & Cream is a combination pack, it contains one pessary tablet, which is inserted into the vagina, and a tube of cream, which is applied externally to alleviate itching.
  • For the Pessary:
  • Wash your hands before unpacking and handling the pessary.
  • Unwrap the pessary from its package.
  • Attach the applicator to the pessary.
  • Insert the pessary deeply into the vagina as far as it will comfortably go.
  • This is usually easier when lying down with bent knees.
  • The pessary should be used at bedtime for easy absorption and to limit leakage.
  • For the Cream:
  • Squeeze a small amount of cream onto your fingers.
  • Apply the cream around the outside of the affected area.
  • Gently rub it into the skin until it disappears.
  • Apply 2-3 times daily until the symptoms have cleared.
  • Both treatments should be used until the course is finished, even if symptoms start to clear up. This ensures that all of the yeast causing thrush is killed off. If your symptoms have not improved after seven days, seek medical advice from a doctor or pharmacist.
  • Remember to thoroughly wash your hands before and after both applications. Avoid sex until the infection has fully cleared to avoid passing it on.
Main Ingredients
  • Clotrimazole, Benzyl alcohol, Polysorbate 60, Sorbitan stearate, Cetyl palmitate, Cetostearyl alcohol, Octyldodecanol, Purified water
Side Effects & Cautions
Side Effects:
  • Potential side effects: Itching, rash, blisters, burning, discomfort, swelling, irritation, or redness at the application site. If severe or persistent, consult a doctor.
  • Allergic reactions: Rare but possible, can include rash, difficulty breathing, dizziness or swelling of the face, lips, throat or tongue. Seek immediate medical attention.
  • Interaction with other medicines: Discuss with your doctor if you are taking other medications.
  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding: Consult your doctor before using it if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
  • Avoid contact with eyes and mouth.
  • Stop using the product if symptoms do not improve within 7 days, or if they worsen.
  • Remember to always use this medication as directed by a healthcare professional.
  • Not suitable for those under 16 or over 60 years.
  • Consult your doctor if symptoms persist after treatment.
  • Avoid sexual intercourse while using this medication.
  • Do not use if allergic to any of its ingredients.
  • Consult your doctor before use if pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not use with other vaginal treatments unless advised by a doctor.
  • Avoid contact with eyes; rinse immediately if the product comes into contact.
  • Not recommended for use during menstruation.
  • Avoid any latex products such as condoms or diaphragms for 5 days after using this medication as it may affect the rubber materials.
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