Canesten Pessary is a simple treatment for the cause of thrush that can relieve your symptoms within three days. If you’re suffering with pain, discomfort, and itching in your vagina caused by thrush, Canesten Pessary can provide fast relief.
Vaginal thrush is a yeast infection which almost all women experience at some time in their lives. It happens when the natural balance in your vagina is disturbed, meaning the natural yeast or fungus in your vagina can grow and cause infection. This is what leads to thrush.
Canesten Pessary contains an active ingredient called clotrimazole, which is an antifungal agent. This means it works from the inside to combat the yeast which causes infections such as vaginal thrush.
Remove the applicator from the packaging and pull out the plunger until it stops. Remove the pessary from it’s foil packaging and insert into the applicator, fix into place with a light twist. Insert the applicator as deep as is comfortable into your vagina, in the same way you would insert a tampon, then press the plunger until it stops. This inserts the Canesten Pessary into your vagina. Remove the applicator and dispose of it properly.
You do not need a prescription for Canesten pessary, however you will be asked to complete a short medical questionnaire by your Chemist-4-U pharmacist before we can take your order. This includes some simple questions that all pharmacies legally are required to ask before supplying this kind of product. This helps our pharmacy team to be sure that Canesten pessary is the best choice for you.
Canesten Pessary should not be used by those under the age of 16 or those over the age of 60. If you are on your period, do not use Canesten Pessary as it may be less effective. Do not use tampons, douches, spermicides or any other vaginal products while using this product. Do not use this product if you’re unsure whether you have thrush, have had thrush more than twice in six months, or if you or your partner have ever had a sexually transmitted disease. Canesten Pessary is not suitable for use on scalp or nail infections. Do not use Canesten Pessary if you are allergic to clotrimazole, catostearyl alcohol, or any other listed ingredients.
As with all medicines, Canesten Pessary can have side effects although not everyone gets them. When you use this product, you may experience symptoms of an allergic reaction, including:
If you experience any of these side effects while using Canesten Pessary, stop using this product and seek medical help immediately. If you experience any other side effects, speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist-4-U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
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Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
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