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Medicine Overview of Canesten S Cream

Uses of Canesten S Cream

CANESTEN S CREAM is used in the treatment of skin infections.

Canesten S Cream side effects


Side Effect of Canesten S is Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness).

How to use Canesten S Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Canesten S Cream works

CANESTEN S CREAM is a combination of two medicines: Beclometasone and Clotrimazole which treat skin infections. Beclometasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Clotrimazole is an antifungal which stops the growth of fungi on the skin by preventing them from forming their own protective covering.
In Depth Information on Canesten S Cream

Canesten S Cream related warnings

Special precautions for Canesten S Cream
No interaction found/established
CANESTEN S CREAM may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
CANESTEN S CREAM is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Canesten S

Sir, PATIENT my brother . Due to the mansun he is suffering from skin infections . Various pimples are produce on his skin . What to do to avoid this conditions .
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Plz post pictures well focussed in gud light keeping only the concerned area in frame. and also give the names of any previous medicines use
Skin infections start from stomach and spreading dowanwards I.e in sex organ and not under our control and also consultant no of skin specialist which are giving fluconazole 150 ,LCZ Tab candid total ointment but no effect of these medicine
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
I think you are having fungal infections, plz visit good skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
Anal itching (and perianal itching) occurs around and near the anus, which is the opening for the bowels.
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Anal pruritus can be cause by a umber of factors and have listed them here. And it requires a clinical consolation to find the causeThese are the causes Poor anal hygiene Loose or leaky stools that makes hygiene difficult Internal spincter laxity Allergic Dermatitis ( soaps, perfumes, dyes in toilet papaer and oral antibiotics ) Eczema from dietary elements ( Citrus , Vitamin c supplements, milk products, coffee, Tea, cola, chocolates ,beer and wine ) Seborrheic dermatitis Piles, fissures, fistulas, chronic diarrhoea/constipation, condylomata Skin infections, Parasites e.g. pinworms Mechanical:- Tight clothes, vigorous cleaning, syntheticc undergarments DM, anemia, Hyperthyroidism Psychogenic factorsA clinical consultation is needed

Frequently asked questions about Canesten S Cream

Frequently asked questions about Canesten S Cream
Q. What are the storage condition for Canesten S?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Q. What is Canesten S?
Canesten S is a combination of two medicines: Beclometasone and Clotrimazole. This combination is used to treat skin infections. Clotrimazole is an antifungal drug that works by inhibiting the growth of fungi that cause skin infection. Beclometasone is a steroid medicine and it decreases swelling, redness, and itching that occurs in the area of skin infection.
Q. Is it safe to use Canesten S?
Yes, Canesten S is safe when used as advised by the doctor advice and for a limited duration of time (1-2 weeks). However, in some patients, it may cause common side effects like transient burning, itching, and irritation at the application site. It may also cause other uncommon or rare side effects. Inform your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any persistent problem while using this medicine.
Q. Can I stop taking Canesten S when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Canesten S and finish the full course of treatment. Your symptoms may improve and you may start to feel better before the infection is completely cleared. Take your medicine for the duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. What are the precautions needed to be taken while using Canesten S?
Canesten S should not be used on the face. Do not use the medication for long periods of time than you have been advised. Do not apply a bandage or dressing to the area being treated, as this will increase absorption of the preparation and increase the risk of side-effects. This medicine should only be used by the patient and not shared with others even if their condition appears to be the same.
Q. How to use Canesten S?
Follow the directions given by the healthcare provider on the medication. Apply the medicine thinly and in sufficient quantity to cover the affected area. Wash your hands after using Canesten S, unless it is used for treating skin infections on the hands.
Q. Can I use a higher dose of Canesten S than recommended?
No, do not use Canesten S in a dose higher than recommended and for long periods or on large areas of skin. It can result in too much medicine being absorbed into the body. This may lead to thinning or weakening of the skin and other serious side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

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