Canesten 1% w/v Lotion

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Medicine Overview of Canesten Lotion

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Uses of Canesten Lotion

Canesten 1% w/v Lotion is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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How to use Canesten Lotion

This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Shake it well and apply to the area evenly.

How Canesten Lotion works

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

In Depth Information on Canesten Lotion

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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Canesten 1% w/v Lotion
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Canesten 1% w/v 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.
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Lactation
Canesten 1% w/v Lotion is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Canesten 1% w/v Lotion does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Canesten 1% w/v Lotion is probably safe to use in patients w
ith kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Canesten 1% w/v Lotion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Canesten 1% w/v Lotion is probably safe to use in patients w
ith liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Canesten 1% w/v Lotion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Canesten 1% w/v Lotion

Frequently asked questions for Clotrimazole Topical

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

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