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Canesten Powder 100gm
Canesten Powder 100gm
Canesten Powder 100gm

Canesten Powder 100gm

100g Dusting Powder in Bottle
MRP 133.00
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Clotrimazole(1.0 %)
Therapeutic classification
Topical Anti-fungal

Medical Description

Canesten Powder 100gm is an antifungal medicine used in the treatment of fungal infections of the skin. It also helps in the treatment of infections caused by ringworms.

Uses of Canesten Powder 100gm

  • Canesten Powder 100gm use is in the treatment of fungal infection of the skin such as ringworm infection, athlete's foot, fungal sweat rash and fungal nappy rash.

Contraindications of Canesten Powder 100gm

Don’t take Canesten Powder 100gm in case you are allergic to any of its components.

Side effects of Canesten Powder 100gm

  • Canesten Powder 100gm side effects include: Irritation at the application site
  • itching
  • burning sensation
  • blisters
  • rashes
  • An allergic reaction would include rashes, breathing problems, swelling of lips, weakness and dizziness. As soon as the symptoms occur, seek your doctor.

Precautions and Warnings of Canesten Powder 100gm


Can I apply Canesten Powder 100gm during pregnancy?
Before applying Canesten Powder 100gm, inform your doctor if you are pregnant. However, you can use it during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I apply Canesten Powder 100gm while breastfeeding?
You can apply Canesten Powder 100gm during breastfeeding as it doesn’t affect the breastfed infant.


Can I drive if I have applied Canesten Powder 100gm?
You can drive after applying Canesten Powder 100gm.


Can I consume alcohol with Canesten Powder 100gm?
There is no information on any significant correlation between the two.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Inform your doctor about your medical history. Tell him if you are earlier diagnosed with any liver disease, diabetes mellitus and AIDS. Avoid any contact with mouth or eyes.

Mode of Action of Canesten Powder 100gm

It works by killing the fungal cells. It changes the permeability of the cell wall and binds to phospholipids present in the cell membrane. Thus it inhibits various processes which are required for the production of the cell membrane. It results in the death of the cell due to the loss of intracellular elements.
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Directions for Use of Canesten Powder 100gm

Use Canesten Powder 100gm as per the directions given by your physician. Use it continuously for the prescribed duration. Do not stop its use without your doctor's advice, even if you feel better.

Interactions of Canesten Powder 100gm

Interactions with other medicines

The local application of Canesten Powder 100gm does not have much significant interaction with other dugs.

Interactions with food items

The local application of Canesten Powder 100gm does not have much significant interaction with food.

Other general Interactions

There is no relevant information to this product.

Storage and disposal of Canesten Powder 100gm

Store Canesten Powder 100gm at room temperature. Do not keep it in direct contact of sunlight, heat and moisture.

Dosage of Canesten Powder 100gm


There is no relevant information to this product.
If you miss any application of Canesten Powder 100gm, then use it whenever you remember.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What precautions should be taken before its application?

A: Inform your doctor if you are diagnosed with liver diseases, diabetes mellitus and AIDS. Be careful while applying so that it doesn’t come in contact with your eyes or mouth.

Q: What are the known adverse effects of Canesten Powder 100gm?

A: It can cause itching, irritation, burning sensation, redness or rashes at the site of application.

Q: Is it safe for pregnant women and infants?

A: You should consult your doctor before using Canesten Powder 100gm on pregnant women and infants.

Q: Are there any allergic reactions to Canesten Powder 100gm?

A: Canesten Powder 100gm composition can cause allergic reactions in individuals who are allergic to its components. Some common symptoms seen are rashes, swelling of lips, breathing problem, weakness and dizziness.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 06:43 AM (IST)
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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