What is Canesten Thrush Pessary?
Canesten thrush pessary is an internal treatment for thrush in women that involves the insertion of a single teardrop shaped vaginal capsule (a soft gel pessary), specially designed to be comfortable to insert. The soft gel pessary itself works through the active ingredient clotrimazole.
How does Canesten Thrush Pessary work?
Canesten thrush pessary works through the active ingredient clotrimazole. This is an antifungal agent that helps to fight the cause of fungal infections. The medication is deposited via the pessary device in the vagina.
How should Canesten Thrush Pessary be taken?
To take Canesten thrush pessary, remove the applicator from the packaging and pull out the plunger until it comes to a stop. Then remove the pessary from the blister pack and insert it into the applicator. Get into a position where you are comfortable, and gently put the applicator as deep as you can into the vagina without experiencing pain or discomfort. Slowly and carefully press the plunger until it stops, depositing the pessary into the vagina. Remove the applicator gently, and dispose of it in a safe space out of reach from children.
Is Canesten Thrush Pessary suitable for me?
Canesten thrush pessary is suitable for women between the ages of 16 and 60. If you are younger than 16 or older than 60 and wish to use this method of treatment, consult a healthcare professional for further guidance. Do not use Canesten thrush pessary if you are allergic to clotrimazole or any of the other ingredients. It is advised that you do not use this treatment while you are on your period as it may be less effective.