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Canesten oral capsule is a full course for the treatment of vaginal or penile thrush.
This is a Pharmacy Medicine item. We will ask you to complete a questionnaire to ensure this is appropriate for you which our pharmacist will check.
Each pack contains a single light blue capsule with Canesten printed on it in black between two black lines.
•Please consult your doctor before using if you are aged under 16 or over 60.
•The capsule contains lactulose monohydrate. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor if you have been previously told by your doctor that you are intolerant to some sugars.
•Avoid sexual intercourse whilst you have thrush and are using this product as your partner may become infected.
•If you have more than two infections within six months you will need to see your doctor.
•Do not use if you are or think you could be pregnant.
•Please consult your pharmacist or doctor before using this medicine if you are currently pregnant, likely to get pregnant or breastfeeding.
•Please consult your pharmacist or doctor if you are currently taking any other medicines as this may cause an interaction.
•If you think you may be allergic to any of the ingredients contained in this medicine, please seek medical advice before taking.
•If you have any questions after you have bought this medication, please speak to your pharmacist.
Active ingredients: fluconazole 150mg.
Other ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, maize starch and sodium lauryl sulphate. The capsule shell contains brilliant blue FCF, (E133), titanium dioxide (E171) and gelatine.
Size (150) Unit (ML) Height (7.1) Width (9.6) Depth (1.8)
How to Use
Swallow one capsule with a glass of water with or without food. Do not crush or chew the capsule. The symptoms of thrush should disappear within two days of treatment. If symptoms persist for more than 7 days, please consult your doctor.
Tips & Advice
To avoid further reoccurrences:
• Wear cotton knickers and loose clothing.
• Wash daily.
• After using the toilet, wipe from the front to the back to prevent the thrush infection from spreading from the bowel.
• Change your sanitary protection regularly.
• Avoid wearing tights, nylon knickers, and close fitting jeans.
• Try to avoid washing with perfume soaps or using vaginal deodorants.
• Do not scrub the area hard with sponges or flannels and avoid hot baths with strong perfumed oils.
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