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Canesten Thrush Oral Capsule Fluconazole

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Canesten Oral Capsule is a clinically proven, effective antifungal treatment designed to treat thrush symptoms in a single, convenient dose. Made with fluconazole, this oral medication aims to provide a swift and soothing relief from discomfort. The capsule eases itching, redness, and soreness, promoting faster healing for a healthy and balanced intimate area. Trust in Canesten for comprehensive care.

How to use
  • The Canesten Thrush Oral Capsule Fluconazole is intended to be taken as a single dose treatment.
  • Swallow the capsule whole with a glass of water. It can be taken with or without food, according to your preference.
  • Do not chew or break the capsule before swallowing.
  • The capsule should start working within a day, but it may take up to seven days for symptoms to fully disappear.
  • Remember, this medicine is not recommended for children under 16 and adults over 60. If symptoms persist after full treatment, consult your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
Main Ingredients
  • Fluconazole 150mg, lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, maize starch, sodium lauryl sulfate, colloidal anhydrous silica, magnesium stearate
Side Effects & Cautions
Side Effects:
  • Allergic reaction: Discontinue use if signs of a serious allergic reaction occur, like rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, or trouble breathing.
  • Liver damage: Long-term use may cause liver damage. Seek immediate medical attention for symptoms like persistent nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dark urine, light-colored stools, or yellowing of skin/eyes.
  • Heart rhythm problems: May cause QT prolongation, leading to fast, irregular heartbeats. Risk increases with certain pre-existing conditions or medications.
  • Dizziness and seizures: Avoid tasks that require alertness, like driving, until you know how this medication affects you.
  • Interaction with other medications: Consult with healthcare provider about other medications being taken as Fluconazole may cause serious interactions.
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding women should only use this medication under a doctor's supervision. Please note this is not a complete list of side effects or precautions. Always follow your doctor's instructions.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to Fluconazole or any other ingredients in this medicine.
  • Avoid if you are pregnant, trying to conceive, or breastfeeding unless explicitly directed by a doctor.
  • Caution if you have liver or kidney problems.
  • Do not use if you are taking cisapride or terfenadine.
  • Inform your doctor about any other medicines you are taking, including herbal remedies.
  • Can cause side effects like nausea, diarrhea, stomach discomfort, headache, or skin rash.
  • Do not exceed the recommended dose unless directed by a healthcare professional.
  • If symptoms persist or get worse, contact your doctor immediately.
  • Remember, this medication is for oral use only.
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