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Medical Condition(s) for which Canesten may be prescribed
â€¢ 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)
Warnings and Precautions for Canesten
â€¢ 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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