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Canesten Vag Cream 15gm

15g Vaginal Cream in Tube
MRP 87.00
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Clotrimazole(20.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification

Medical Description

Canesten Vag Cream 15gm comes under the classification of antifungals that stops and inhibits the growth of fungus.

Uses of Canesten Vag Cream 15gm

Canesten Vag Cream 15gm uses include mainly for treating fungal infections affecting the skin, vaginal area, feet, ears and mouth, and it is administered as topical or oral medication. Vaginal pessaries are used to treat vaginal infections of fungal origin.
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Contraindications of Canesten Vag Cream 15gm

Canesten Vag Cream 15gm uses have reports of hypersensitivity in many cases.

Side effects of Canesten Vag Cream 15gm

Observed Canesten Vag Cream 15gm side effects are itching, burning sensation or swelling on the applied area. Weakness, dizziness, rash, swelling, redness, discomfort, burning, irritation, vaginal peeling or bleeding, stomach pain are other side effects.
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Precautions and Warnings of Canesten Vag Cream 15gm


Can I use Canesten Vag Cream 15gm during pregnancy?
It is usually safe to use during pregnancy. But, it is always advisable to talk to your physician first.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Canesten Vag Cream 15gm while breastfeeding?
It is improbable that it can affect breastfed babies. It is safe if your physician finds it beneficial for you during breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have use Canesten Vag Cream 15gm?
It is safe to use while driving or performing any activity that requires concentration.


Can I consume alcohol with Canesten Vag Cream 15gm?
There are no details of its interaction with alcohol on the external application.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
It is better to avoid using this medicine if you are allergic to it or any imidazole class of drugs. Avoid contact with eyes. If you happen to swallow it accidentally, seek immediate medical advice.

Mode of Action of Canesten Vag Cream 15gm

It works by modifying the cell structure of the fungus binding to the affected areas that are responsible for the synthesis of cell wall.

Directions for Use of Canesten Vag Cream 15gm

Clean the affected vaginal area before applying the cream. Then, take the applicator which is provided with the cream and fill it till the mark indicated. After lying on your back, spread your legs upwards and gently insert this applicator into the vagina and push the applicator's plunger to release the cream. Thereafter, gently remove the applicator. Wash the applicator for reuse or discard it. Clean/wash your hands after every use.
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Interactions of Canesten Vag Cream 15gm

Interactions with other medicines

Significant drug interactions with the local application of Canesten Vag Cream 15gm is unknown.

Interactions with food items

There is no reported interaction with food.

Storage and disposal of Canesten Vag Cream 15gm

The product must be kept in the original carton. Make sure that the temperature of the storage area does not exceed 25°C.

Dosage of Canesten Vag Cream 15gm


The local application of this cream does not cause much harm. Oral or vaginal pessaries, if taken orally, may result in giddiness, nausea or vomiting,
Apply the cream as and whenever you recall it.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How should I store Canesten Vag Cream 15gm?

A: Place the medicine in the carton provided, close it tightly and store it in the room temperature and away from the reach of children. Avoid keeping it in the bathroom.

Q: Is there any special care that I need to follow before using Canesten Vag Cream 15gm?

A: Inform your doctor about the drugs that you are currently taking and if you are allergic to this medicine. Also, you may inform about any symptoms such as abdominal discomfort, vomiting, foul smell or any discharge from the vagina. It is better to confirm your pregnancy or any plan to become pregnant and during the use of contraceptive methods like the use of condoms or diaphragms.

Q: How do I dispose of Canesten Vag Cream 15gm after its course?

A: The medicine should be disposed in a manner such that it does not affect the environment. Do not flush it in the toilet. Consult with your pharmacists on its proper disposal.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (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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