Canesten Combi Pessary & CreamVaginal thrush is the common term for infections of the vagina with Candida species of fungi, in particular Candida albicans. This infection causes inflammation and discharge from the vagina.
Canesten Combi Pessary & Cream 2% consists of a Canesten 500mg pessary, which is inserted inside the vagina, and Canesten thrush cream, which is applied to the outside of the vagina (vulva and labia). Both contain the active ingredient clotrimazole, which is an antifungal medicine used to treat infections with fungi and yeasts.
Do not use Canesten Combi Pessary & Cream but consult your doctor if this is the first time you have had symptoms of vaginal thrush.
How to use Canesten Combi Pessary & Cream:16-60 years of age:
Wash your hands before and after using the pessary and cream.
Insert the pessary into the vagina at night using the applicator provided and apply the cream thinly 2 or 3 times daily to the affected area.
Under 16 and over 60 years: Not recommended except on medical advice.
May damage latex contraceptives. Only to be used if thrush has been previously diagnosed by a doctor.