Canesten Oral Capsules are a treatment for thrush in both women and men. It tackles the cause of the thrush infection, usually clearing your symptoms in just two days. Ideal for easing the irritating symptoms of thrush, such as itching and burning sensations, quickly and easily.
Vaginal thrush, also known as a yeast infection, is a common infection that affects women of all ages. It happens when the balance of good and bad bacteria in your body is disrupted, giving the fungi that cause thrush the time to grow and thrive, causing your infection. When you have vaginal thrush, you may experience the following symptoms:
Canesten Oral Capsules contain 150mg of fluconazole as their active ingredient. Fluconazole is an antifungal, which means it works against the fungi or yeast that cause your thrush. This helps to restore the delicate balance of good and bad bacteria that lives on your body, easing your symptoms and treating your thrush quickly and easily.
Although this product is ideal for treating vaginal thrush, it can also be used to treat other fungal infections. Some of the other infections you can treat with fluconazole include thrush in the penis, and athlete’s foot. If you think you have a fungal infection and are unsure what the best treatment would be for you, speak to your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
If you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, you should not use this Canesten Oral Capsule. If you have thrush during pregnancy or when you’re breastfeeding, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
If you’re taking any other medication, you should speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product. Do not take the Canesten Oral Capsule if you are already taking:
Speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product if you are taking:
If you’re using fluconazole capsules like this one to treat your thrush, you may also be able to use an antifungal cream (such as clotrimazole) to ease your symptoms. However, you should speak to your doctor or pharmacist before using any 2 medications at the same time, to make sure that the combination is both safe and suitable for you.
You may feel dizzy after taking this treatment. If this happens to you, do not attempt to drive or use tools or machinery until you are sure that you are safe to do so.
Swallow the capsule whole with a glass of water. You can take the capsule with or without food. You usually only need to take one dose to treat your infection, but if you do not see any improvement after 7 days or your thrush comes back you should speak to your doctor.
You do not need a prescription for Canesten thrush oral capsules, 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 this product is the best choice for you.
Canesten Oral Capsules are not suitable for use in children under the age of 16 or adults over the age of 60. Do not use this product if you are allergic to fluconazole, any other vaginal antifungal products, or any of the other listed ingredients. Speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product if you:
If you are a woman, speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product if you have:
If you are a man, speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product if:
Like all medication, this Canesten Oral Capsule can have side effects, although not everyone will experience them. If you experience any of the following side effects, stop use and seek immediate medical assistance:
Other side effects you may experience include:
If you experience these or any other side effects while using this product, stop use and speak to your doctor or pharmacist right away. For more information about reporting the side effects of medication, please see the MHRA’s Yellow Card Scheme.
Store in a cool, dry place. Do not use this product if the expiry date printed on the original packaging has passed. Keep out of sight and reach of children.
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
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The active substance is fluconazole at a strength of 150mg.
The other ingredients are colloidal silicon dioxide, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, maize starch and sodium lauryl sulphate.
The capsule shell contains brilliant blue FCF (E133), titanium dioxide (E171) and gelatin.
The printing ink contains shellac, black iron oxide (E172) and propylene glycol.
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