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Canesten Vag Tube Of 30gm Cream

By PIRAMAL PHARMA LIMITED
30g Vaginal Cream in Tube
81.09*
MRP 95.40
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Clotrimazole(20.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-fungal

Medical Description

Canesten Vag Tube Of 30gm Cream is an anti-fungal medication.

Uses of Canesten Vag Tube Of 30gm Cream

Canesten Vag Tube Of 30gm Cream uses are to treat various fungal infections, such as those of the skin, mouth, ear and vagina. Infections and inflammation of the vulva and vagina known as vulvovaginal candidiasis are treated using this medication.
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Contraindications of Canesten Vag Tube Of 30gm Cream

Do not use Canesten Vag Tube Of 30gm Cream if you have a history of an allergic reaction to it or any of its components.

Side effects of Canesten Vag Tube Of 30gm Cream

  • Swelling and redness at the site of infection
  • vaginal peeling or bleeding
  • burning, irritation or discomfort
  • bleeding or stomach pain

Precautions and Warnings of Canesten Vag Tube Of 30gm Cream

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Canesten Vag Tube Of 30gm Cream during pregnancy?
A:
There is no significant caution required for its use in pregnant women. However, it is recommended to consult the doctor before use.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Canesten Vag Tube Of 30gm Cream while breastfeeding?
A:
There is no significant caution required for its use in breastfeeding women. However, consult the doctor before use.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Canesten Vag Tube Of 30gm Cream?
A:
It is safe to drive while using the medication.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Canesten Vag Tube Of 30gm Cream?
A:
Since this is a local medication, it is generally safe to use with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Keep the medication away from your eyes and children.
  • Canesten Vag Tube Of 30gm Cream may lower the influence of condoms. Hence, it is important to use another form of contraception while using this medication.
  • Avoid using tampons and vaginal douches while using this medication as they can worsen the infection.

Mode of Action of Canesten Vag Tube Of 30gm Cream

How Does It Work?

This medication works by changing the permeability of the fungal cell walls. This inhibits cell wall production leading to the loss of intracellular elements and finally cell death of the fungal cells.
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Directions for Use of Canesten Vag Tube Of 30gm Cream

  • Canesten Vag Tube Of 30gm Cream is for vaginal use only
  • Apply a pea-sized amount to the vulva as directed by the doctor
  • It is recommended to be used at bedtime

Interactions of Canesten Vag Tube Of 30gm Cream

Interactions with other medicines

Since this is used for local and external application only, no significant drug interactions have been reported.

Interactions with food items

There are no significant food interactions.

Other general Interactions

There are no significant interactions with other conditions.

Storage and disposal of Canesten Vag Tube Of 30gm Cream

Store the medication in a cool and dry place at room temperature away from direct heat or moisture.

Dosage of Canesten Vag Tube Of 30gm Cream

Overdose

There is no overdose since this is a cream. However, use it sparingly and only as directed by the doctor.

Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose, use it when you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What precautions should I take before starting Canesten Vag Tube Of 30gm Cream?

A: Tell your doctor about any allergies and other health conditions you may have, such as liver disease or diabetes.

Q: Can I use Canesten Vag Tube Of 30gm Cream for a ringworm infection?

  • This medication is for vaginal use only. Do not use it for another infection. Consult your doctor for it separately.
Last Updated on: 10 May 2021 | 04:54 PM (IST)
Disclaimer
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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