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||BRAND NAME : Canesten
CHEMICAL CONTENTS: Clotrimazole
Canesten, Lotrimin, Mycelex, Mycelex-7, Gyne-Lotrimin
Clotrimazole, the active ingredient in these medications, is used to treat fungal infections. In preparations for the skin, it is effective against ringworm, athlete's foot, and jock itch. In vaginal creams and tablets, it is used against vaginal yeast infections. In lozenge form, it is prescribed to treat oral yeast infections and to prevent them in people with weak immune systems.
LOTRIMIN Adults and Children Wash your hands before and after you use Lotrimin . Apply in the morning and evening. Use enough Lotrimin to massage into the affected area.
Symptoms usually improve during the first week of treatment with Lotrimin .
Adults Fill the applicator with the cream and insert 1 applicatorful into the vagina every day, preferably at bedtime. Repeat this procedure for 7 consecutive days.
Adults the recommended dosage is 1 troche slowly dissolved in the mouth 5 times daily for 14 consecutive days. For prevention, the recommended dose is 1 troche 3 times daily.
Canesten Contraindications :
You should not be using this medication if you have had an allergic reaction to any of its ingredients.
Canesten Side Effects:
Side effects of Canesten may include : Blistering, burning, hives, irritated skin, itching, peeling, reddened skin, stinging, swelling due to fluid retention
Side effects of clotrimazole vaginal preparations may include : Abdominal/stomach cramps/pain, burning/ irritation of penis of sexual partner, headache, pain during sexual intercourse, skin rash, hives, vaginal burning, vaginal irritation, vaginal itching, vaginal soreness during sexual intercourse
An unpleasant mouth sensation has been reported by some people taking Mycelex .
Although any medication used in excess can have serious consequences, an overdose of clotrimazole is unlikely. If you suspect an overdose, however, seek medical help immediately.
Canesten Missed dose:
Make up for Canesten as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to your regular schedule.
Store Canesten at room temperature, away from heat, light, and moisture.
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