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Composition FOR CANESTEN 1% lotion

Clotrimazole Topical(1%)

food interaction for CANESTEN lotion

alcohol interaction for CANESTEN lotion

pregnancy interaction for CANESTEN lotion

lactation interaction for CANESTEN lotion

medicine interaction for CANESTEN lotion

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Canesten 1% lotion is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Canesten 1% lotion is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR CANESTEN 1% lotion

Clotrimazole Topical(1%)

Canesten lotion uses

Canesten 1% lotion is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

How canesten lotion works

Canesten 1% lotion stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

Common side effects of canesten lotion

COMMON DOSAGE FOR CANESTEN 1% LOTION

Patients taking CANESTEN 1% LOTION

  • 89%
    Once A Day
  • 11%
    Four Times A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR CANESTEN lotion

6 Substitutes
6 Substitutes
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  • LOTRIL 1% LOTION
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    Rs. 2.74/ML of lotion
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  • CLOTRIN LOTION
    (15 ML lotion in bottle)
    NuLife Pharmaceuticals
    Rs. 5.88/ML of lotion
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    Rs. 88.17
    pay 58% more per ML of lotion
  • CANAZOLE 1% LOTION
    (15 ML lotion in bottle)
    Lupin Ltd
    Rs. 0.90/ML of lotion
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    Rs. 13.50
    save 76% more per ML of lotion
  • CLOMAZOLE (PASTEUR) LOTION
    (15 ML lotion in bottle)
    Pasteur Laboratories Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 2.99/ML of lotion
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    Rs. 44.81
    save 20% more per ML of lotion

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Expert advice FOR CANESTEN lotion

  • Do not use clotrimazole topical for vaginal infections if you are menstruating.
  • Do not take clotrimazole pessary by mouth. Avoid direct contact of cream or drops with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Do not use tampons, vaginal douches, spermicides, or other vaginal products while using clotrimazole for vaginal infections.
  • Avoid vaginal intercourse during treatment of vaginal infections.
  • Do not use the vaginal tablets in children younger than 16 years.
  • Tell your doctor if you have had two infections of fungal vaginitis in the last six months, history of sexually transmitted disease (STD) or exposed to a partner with STD, or have pregnancy or suspected pregnancy.
  • Tell your doctor before using clotrimazole, if you have any of the following symptoms: irregular or abnormal vaginal bleeding, a blood-stained discharge, vulval or vaginal ulcers, blisters or sores, lower abdominal pain, fever or chills, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, or foul smelling vaginal discharge.
  • Seek immediate medical advice if symptoms do not relieve within a week of using vaginal cream or tablets, or infection recurs more than twice within six months.
  • Patients allergic to clotrimazole or other imidazole antifungal medications or any of its ingredients. 
  • It should not given to patients who never had a vaginal yeast infection diagnosed by a doctor.
  • It should not take if patient is who have itching caused by a condition other than a yeast infection.

Frequently asked questions FOR CANESTEN 1% lotion

Clotrimazole Topical

Q. Is clotrimazole a steroid?
Clotrimazole is an imidazole antifungal medication and not a steroid.

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Content on this page was last updated on 23 June, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)