Canesten is available in either a Pessary, Cream, Duo, or Combi form.
Canesten cream contains Clotrimazole which treats fungal skin infections, such as external symptoms of vaginal thrush, jock itch, nappy rash, ringworm, sweat rash and athletes foot.
There are many symptoms of thrush, and different women will experience symptoms differently, however, there are certain symptoms that you can look out for. The first sign that you might be coming down with thrush is discomfort such as itching, soreness, or swelling around the entrance to your vagina.
Other symptoms may be an uncomfortable burning sensation when you pass urine or during sex. It is important to remember thrush isn't a sexually transmitted disease. Usually, there is nothing to be concerned about if you experience the first signs of thrush.
Canesten cream provides fast, soothing relief from irritation caused by fungal infections of the skin.
Your symptoms should start disappearing within a few days. If there is no improvement with your symptoms in 3 days or if they have not disappeared within 7 days then talk to your doctor.
If your symptoms do not get better within 7 days talk to your doctor as you may need a longer course of treatment or a stronger medicine.
If your vaginal thrush improves within 7 days but then comes back after 7 days, you can use another Pessary or internal cream.