What is Canesten thrush duo?
Canesten thrush duo is a treatment for thrush that includes oral treatment (containing 150mg fluconazole) and topical treatment (an external cream containing clotrimazole).
How does Canesten thrush duo work?
The oral treatment for Canesten thrush duo works through the active ingredient fluconazole – an antifungal chemical that helps to prevent the production of ergosterol – a key component of fungal cell membranes. This helps to break down the fungus. The topical treatment in Canesten thrush duo contains the active ingredient clotrimazole, another antifungal chemical.
How should Canesten thrush duo be taken?
The Canesten thrush duo capsule should be swallowed whole with water, wither with or without food. The cream should be gently and thinly applied to the area surrounding the vagina either two or three times a day. This cream should be used until all symptoms of thrush disappear.
Is Canesten thrush duo suitable for me?
Canesten thrush duo is suitable for either women or men who are suffering from thrush. It should not be used if you are pregnant, if you are allergic to fluconazole or clotrimazole, if you are taking antihistamines, cisapride, pimozide, quinidine, or erythromycin.