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Canesten 100 MG Tablet

Manufactured byBayer Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsClotrimazole
Description
Canesten 100 MG Tablet is an antifungal agent that is used for the treatment of fungal infections of the vagina.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Canesten 100 MG Tablet

  • Burning sensation in the vagina
  • Itching or Irritation in the Vagina
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Foul smelling vaginal discharge

Uses of Canesten 100 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Vaginal Candidiasis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to clotrimazole or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

Vaginal irritation

This medicine may cause burning and irritation upon vaginal application. Consult your doctor if the symptoms do not improve and the irritation persists.

Missed Dose

Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical attention or contact your doctor if an overdose with this medicine is suspected.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Use this medicine as advised by your doctor. Do not use in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Follow all the instructions given in the patient information leaflet.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine stops the growth of fungi by disrupting certain vital processes in the cell.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Unknown

Classification

Category

Vaginal anti-infectives

Schedule

Schedule H

Clotrimazole - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2019 [cited 23 October 2019]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00257

Clotrimazole [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [cited 11 November 2019]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Clotrimazole
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Information on this page was last updated on 19 Nov 2019

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