Canesten-Candid-Clotrimazole 500 MG

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Canesten-Candid-Clotrimazole 500 MG

Generic: Clotrimazole 500 MG


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Clotrimazole 500 MG

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Dosage Clotrimazole
Side Effects Clotrimazole
precaution Clotrimazole
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  • How Canesten 500mg medication is beneficial for health?

Canesten 500mg is a much appreciated treatment for inflammation of the vagina (vaginitis) which is caused due to overgrowth of Candida albicans or other yeasts. The vaginal yeast infection is also known as vaginal thrush.

  • What are the common symptoms of vaginal thrush?

The common symptoms of vaginal thrush will help you to know if you may be suffering from it in the early stage. You should notice the followings as alarming signs of an infection in the vaginal area:

  • often discomfort in the vaginal area
  • itchiness or sore in the vaginal area
  • swelling around the entrance of vagina
  • thick, white, creamy discharge from vagina which is usually odorless
  • sometimes patients also complains with pain and burning sensation in the vaginal area


  • How Canesten 500mg provides relief in the symptoms of vaginal thrush?

Canesten 500mg capsules contain Clotrimazole as main ingredient which belongs to the antifungal family of medicines. Clotrimazole has been in use as an effective treatment to manage infections caused by fungi and yeast species. The generic Canesten 500mg is used to control the overgrowth of certain fungi species such as Candida which causes inflammation and vaginal thrush. To control vaginal yeast infection Canesten 500mg kills the overpopulation of Candida yeast species.

Vaginal thrush is a common health issue faced by most women which causes itching, inflammation and discharge from the vagina.

  • What are the warnings that one should know before using Canesten 500mg for any medical benefits?
  • First time vaginal infection or thrush sufferers should use Canesten 500mg or any other similar antifungal medication after consulting doctor.
  • If you are suffering repeated vaginal infections in last six months, you should not use any antifungal medication without discussing it with your doctor. This may a sign of other severe health issue related to important organs of body such as a kidney disease.
  • This treatment should not be used in females younger than 16 years of age or older than 60 years of age. If you are come in this age limits, you should consult your doctor to know other safe methods of clearing vaginal thrush.
  • This medication must not be used by any patient who is allergic to any contents of its preparation. Consult your doctor before starting this treatment if you have suffered any odd reactions to any other antifungal treatment in past.
  • If you get any of the following symptoms while taking treatment with Canesten 500mg, immediately consult your doctor as these may be possible signs of allergic reaction to Canesten:
    • irregular or abnormal vaginal bleeding,
    • blood-stained in passing out
    • foul-smelling vaginal discharge,
    • vulval or vaginal ulcers,
    • blisters or sores,
    • lower abdominal pain,
    • pain passing urine,
    • fever,
    • chills,
    • nausea,
    • vomiting or diarrhea.
  • Use of Canesten may affect the benefits expected from certain birth control products. You should consult your doctor about effective contraceptive measure while you are taking treatment with Canesten. Be cautious as having sex while having vaginal infection can possibly affect the health of your partner too as infection is likely to transmit during sexual contact. Also, form infected partner you may also get infection back. Your partner also needs medical help to overcome infection. Contact your doctor to know more about it.
  • If you don’t feel good after taking this medication, consult your doctor again for recheck up of your health condition.


  • What are the health conditions in which Canesten should not be used?

The use of Canesten in any form is not beneficial for health if patient has allergies to any contents of this treatment. Moreover, this treatment is not appropriate to be used in children.

  • Does this treatment cause any kinds of adverse effects on health?

The side effects of medicines are subjective to each patient as medicines show their effects according to the overall health conditions of users. The response of each patient may be different to same medicine, so does the side effects. Following are some of the adverse effects on the health that are known to be associated with Canesten treatment:

  • abdominal bloating
  • burning
  • cramping
  • irritation
  • itching
  • rash
  • redness
  • swelling
  • blistering
  • hives
  • peeling
  • vaginal bleeding

If you experience any of the above listed health reactions to this treatment, you should consult doctor immediately. However, we are providing you list of side effects just to make you prepare for the conditions. Most users complete this treatment without any trouble. 

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