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Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream

30g Cream in Tube
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Clotrimazole(20.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
Topical Anti-fungal

Medical Description

Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream is an anti-fungal cream used to treat infections caused by pathogens like yeast and ringworm. These infections occur on the skin in various places like the ear and private areas.
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Uses of Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream

Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream uses include the treatment of pityriasis, fungal infections, nappy rash on babies, athlete's foot, and fungal sweat rash.

Contraindications of Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream

  • Do not use the cream if you are allergic to the drug called imidazole or if you have had a past incidence of allergic reaction to the cream.
  • The use of this cream is also not recommended for infections on the scalp and nails.

Side effects of Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream

Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream side effects include blistering, irritation, rashes, burning, and itching.

Precautions and Warnings of Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream


Can I apply Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream during pregnancy?
Yes. The use of this cream is inherently safe during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I apply Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream while breastfeeding?
Any contraindications with breastfeeding are not known currently.


Can I drive after I have applied the cream?
Driving after the application of the cream is considered alright if you do not experience any side effects afterwards.


Can I consume alcohol with Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream?
Alcohol consumption and application of the cream do not interfere with each other, so you can safely consume alcohol with the treatment of the cream

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Please note that the cream is only meant for external application. If you accidentally ingest the cream or in case if it enters your eye, please inform the doctor immediately. You may experience some dizziness, nausea or even vomiting in such a scenario.
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Mode of Action of Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream

How Does It Work?

Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream composition is known to attach to the molecules of the cell wall of the fungal cell. It will then change the regulation of what goes in and out of the cell. Therefore, most of the contents from the fungal cell are lost, which finally leads to its death. Can also stop or interfere with the formation of the cell wall; this will again lead to the cell's death.
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Directions for Use of Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream

Wash your hands thoroughly before using the cream. Then take a little bit of the cream on your washed hand and apply a fine layer on the affected area. Wash your hand again once applied, so as to prevent the spread of the infection. In case if the infection is on the hand, do not wash it off.
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Interactions of Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream

Interactions with other medicines

Essentially there are no interactions of this cream with other medicines. It has been noted that the cream changes the efficiency of latex material. Therefore, it is recommended that you depend on different methods of contraception which do not involve latex.
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Interactions with food items

Interactions with food have not yet been listed or seen in the case of Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream dosage.

Other general Interactions

Duly keep your doctor informed before the use of the cream, especially if you have been diagnosed with liver disease, diabetes mellitus or AIDS.

Storage and disposal of Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream

The cream must be stored in a cool and moisture-free place. Keep away from reach of children and infants.

Dosage of Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream


Overdose due to a one-time excess application of Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream has not been reported yet. An adverse side effect o the cream entering one's mouth or eyes may result in them feeling nauseous, dizzy and can even lead to vomiting.
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Missed a Dose

A missed Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream dosage may not affect the treatment process much. However, it will extend the time taken to see the beneficial results of this treatment.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: After how much time of application will I start seeing the effects of the the cream?

A: You will need to apply the cream regularly for 2-4 weeks without fail for the effects to be seen.

Q: Can I continue to use Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream after the treatment?

A: Use of this cream beyond duration of treatment is not recommended. If the infection has been cured, please stop using it.

Q: It has been a month I have been using the cream, but the infection persists. What should I do?

A: You must consult your doctor if the infection isn't cured even after a month of having used the cream. Probably, Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream composition is not working for you, and the doctor may prescribe another treatment to you.

Q: How will I be able to identify if I am having any negative effects of the cream?

A: You might experience swelling on lips, face throat or tongue, rashes on the skin, problems in breathing and swallowing, dizziness and fainting if there are negative effects of the cream on you.

Q: Can the same cream be used for people of different ages?

A: Yes, the same cream with the same dosage can be used for people of different ages.

Q: Can Canesten Tube Of 30gm Cream be used for any type of rash, since I am not sure the rash on my kid's skin is a fungal infection?

A: If you do not know which type of rash is on the skin of your kid, then kindly consult your kid's paediatrician as to the usage of the cream.

Q: Are there any steps that I can take to help the treatment of the infection?

A: Wash your hands often and all your clothes daily. Do not share your personal belongings with anyone. Try not to rub or itch the area of infection. Wear loose clothes to let the infected area be cool and dry.
Last Updated on: 10 May 2021 | 05:04 PM (IST)
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