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Brand name: Canesten Clotrimazole Thrush Treatment Once Pessary and Cream

Canesten Clotrimazole Thrush Treatment Once Pessary and Cream is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) clotrimazole. On this page you will find out more about Canesten Clotrimazole Thrush Treatment Once Pessary and Cream, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: clotrimazole

Information for medicine and pack size:
Canesten Clotrimazole Thrush Treatment Once Pessary and Cream (1 x Canesten Clotrimazole Thrush Treatment Once pessary, 1 x Canesten Clotrimazole cream), 1 pack

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What this medicine is for

For the treatment of candidal infections of the vagina and vulvovagina and partner.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Medicine schedule
1 Vaginal tablet with plastic applicator: Pharmacist Only Medicine (Over the counter)
1 x 10g cream tube: Pharmacist Only Medicine (Over the counter)
Part 1
Part 1
Dosage Form Pessary, compressed
Route of administration Vaginal
Part 2
Part 2
Visual appearance WHITE CREAM
Dosage Form Cream
Route of administration Topical

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Multiple containers
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Do Not use if Colour Changes
Life time 3 Years
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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Canesten Clotrimazole Thrush Treatment Once Pessary + Cream | myVMC

Canesten Clotrimazole Thrush Treatment Once Pessary + Cream is used to treat vulvo-vaginal thrush, a yeast infection caused by fungus.

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Canesten Clotrimazole | myVMC

Canesten Clotrimazole treats yeast infection of the vulva and vagina (thrush). It is an azole antifungal which works by damaging the cell membrane of fungi.

Read more on myVMC – Virtual Medical Centre website

Vaginal Thrush (Yeast Infection, Vulvovaginal Candidiasis, VVT, VVC) | myVMC

Vaginal Thrush is a yeast infection of the vagina by Candida albicans. It is associated with medication use and causes a curdy discharge.

Read more on myVMC – Virtual Medical Centre website

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