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Canesten Bottle Of 15ml Solution

15ml Skin Solution in Bottle
MRP 55.80
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Canesten 10 MG Description

Canesten Skin Solution is a topical antifungal medicine used to treat fungal infections of the skin, vagina, ear and ringworm infections. It contains clotrimazole as its main ingredient. It is meant

only for external application and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor. You may experience some application site reactions as side effects, but they normally fade away with time. Please report to your doctor if you notice the side effects persist or worsen. Before using Canesten Skin Solution, please discuss with your doctor if you have any other skin conditions.


Product Summary

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ContainsClotrimazole(10.0 Mg)
UsesFungal skin infections
Side effectsSkin Rashes, blistering of skin, irritation at application site
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Uses of Canesten 10 MG

Canesten Skin Solution is used for the treatment of fungal skin infections such as ringworm, athlete's foot, fungal nappy rash and fungal sweat rash.

Contraindications of Canesten 10 MG

If you are allergic to clotrimazole or any of the components of Canesten Skin Solution.

Side effects of Canesten 10 MG

Canesten Skin Solution can sometimes cause application site reactions like skin irritation, rashes, redness, itching or blisters.

Precautions and Warnings of Canesten 10 MG



Can I apply Canesten Skin Solution during pregnancy?
You may use Canesten Skin Solution after consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I apply Canesten Skin Solution while breastfeeding?
It is unlikely to affect breastfed infants. Canesten Skin Solution can be used while breastfeeding if prescribed by doctor.


Can I drive if I have applied Canesten Skin Solution?
Canesten Skin Solution is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.


Can I consume alcohol while using Canesten Skin Solution?
No interaction of Canesten Skin Solution with alcohol is reported.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from any skin conditions.
  • Avoid Canesten Skin Solution if there is a known allergic reaction to any of its componets.
  • Tell to your doctor before using this Skin Solution if you have- liver disease, diabetes mellitus or AIDS.
  • Do not swallow the Skin Solution and avoid contact with your eyes.
  • Both purposeful and accidental application of this medicine into the eyes should be avoided.

Mode of Action of Canesten 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Canesten Skin Solution kills fungal cells by altering the permeability of their cell wall. It binds to phospholipids in the cell membrane and inhibits certain processes required for cell membrane prod...
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Directions for Use of Canesten 10 MG

  • Use Canesten Skin Solution as directed by your doctor.
  • It is meant for external use only.
  • The dosage and length of treatment depend on the type of infection to be treated.
  • Ensure the area is cleaned and dried before application.
  • Apply it on the healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.

Interactions of Canesten 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

Since Canesten Skin Solution is to be applied to the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, it is not advisable to use any other cream or ointment at the affected site if C...
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Storage and disposal of Canesten 10 MG

  • Store Canesten Skin Solution at room temperature, keep away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep away from pets and children.

Dosage of Canesten 10 MG


  • As Canesten Skin Solution is meant for external application cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you hav...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Canesten Skin Solution, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What are Canesten Skin Solution's side effects?

A: Canesten Skin Solution side effects are itching, irritation, burning at site of application, blistering & rash. Talk to your doctor immediately if you experience any of them.

Q: Can Canesten Skin Solution be prescribed for children and infants?

A: Speak to your doctor before using it for children.

Q: Should one use the Canesten Skin Solution more frequently if the condition is severe?

A: The doctor will inform you how many times this medicine needs to be used in the course of a day. The patient must not exceed this limit.

Q: Should I stop Canesten Skin Solution as soon as I see my symptoms subsiding?

A: No, you should not stop using Canesten Skin Solution midway. Continue its application till the end of the course. If the course is stopped abruptly, the infection might return. Stopping the course midway may cause it to be less effective against the infection-causing agents.

Q: Can I self-medicate with Canesten Skin Solution?

A: Do not use this Skin Solution if your condition is not diagnosed by a doctor, as it is useful in the treatment of fungal infections. Avoid self-medication.

Q: What is the composition of Canesten Skin Solution?

A: Canesten Skin Solution composition includes clotrimazole.

Q: Is there any substitute for Canesten Skin Solution?

A: There are different brands having the same composition as Canesten Skin Solution. However, it is advised to take the recommended brand only.

Q: For how many days should I use Canesten Skin Solution?

A: Your doctor will decide the duration of the application for Canesten Skin Solution. Do not stop applying It on your own. If there is no improvement in your infection, consult with your doctor.
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Last Updated on: 13 May 2022 | 06:39 PM (IST)

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