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Drug information on Canesten (Clotrimazole) from BAYER (INDIA) LTD

Canesten

  Cream
BAYER (INDIA) LTD
Generic : Clotrimazole
 47.35
10mg
15g
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Medical Condition(s) for which Canesten may be prescribed


Side effects of Canesten

   General : Itching, redness, swelling, irritation of skin, nausea, vomiting and burning.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Tab- Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 10 mg/day for 7 days.
Suppository- 100 mg/day for 6 days.
Solution- Instill 1% solution as directed by your physician.
Lotion/cream/solution- Apply 2-3 times/day for 2-4 weeks.

How to use Canesten?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It also comes as a cream, lotion, powder and solution to apply over the skin.

When is Canesten not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Canesten

Avoid contact with eyes.

• Caution needed in patients with history of diabetes, alcohol abuse, children less than 3 years, pregnant women and breast feeding.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

Other Precautions for Canesten

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Canesten

Store it at room temperature and keep away from children.


Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.



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