Canesten Cream



What is Canesten cream?

It is a brand name for an antifungal medication that contains the active ingredient Clotrimazole. It is used to treat a variety of fungal skin infections, including athlete’s foot, jock itch, ringworm, thrush symptoms men, and candidiasis (yeast infection). Canesten cream Scotland works by killing or inhibiting the growth of fungi that cause these infections. It is a topical medication, which means it is applied directly to the affected area of the skin.

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Canesten HC cream 30g topical treatment is available over the counter in most countries and is considered safe and effective for treating fungal skin infections. However, it is important to read and follow the instructions carefully and to consult a doctor if symptoms do not improve or worsen after using Canesten cream UK Northern Ireland.

How does Canesten cream work?

Canesten anti-fungal cream contains the active ingredient Clotrimazole, which belongs to a class of antifungal medications called imidazole. Clotrimazole works by inhibiting the growth of fungi that cause skin infections. It does this by interfering with the production of a substance called ergosterol, which is an essential component of fungal cell membranes. Without ergosterol, fungal cell membranes become weakened and more permeable, which leads to the leakage of essential cell components, ultimately killing the fungi.

When Canesten cream England is applied to the affected skin, clotrimazole is absorbed into the skin cells and begins to work immediately to kill or inhibit the growth of the fungi. The cream is effective against a wide range of fungi that cause skin infections, including dermatophytes, yeasts, and some types of moulds. It’s also an efficient thrush treatment for men.

How to use it

Firstly, you need to wash the affected skin part with soap-free cleanser. Dry the skin part with a clean cotton towel. Remember to not leave any moisture behind. Take a small amount of cream and apply it in a thin layer on the affected area. It needs to be applied twice or thrice in a day. The time span of the treatment depends on the severity of the symptoms. Talk to your doctor and get more information how to use the cream before you buy Canesten cream Wales.

How long does it take to work?

The Clotrimazole vaginal cream takes about 7 days to work on most of fungal infections. However, you need to use the cream for about 2 weeks on a daily basis as directed by a doctor to prevent the fungal infection from coming back.

How long does it take to absorb into the skin?

The topical medicine takes about 30 minutes to penetrate the skin. Therefore, one must leave a gap of 30 minutes to apply other skin products after using Canesten anti-fungal cream.

What are the side effects?

Before you buy Canesten cream Scotland, you need to know the side effects caused by this topical treatment. The anti-fungal medicine is known to cause a few side effects of which some are mild in nature while some are severe. Thus, it is vital to speak with a doctor or pharmacist before you buy Canesten cream Northern Ireland.

Mild side effects:

  • Burning
  • Stinging
  • Skin reddening
  • Swelling
  • Tender skin

Severe side effects:

  • Serious allergic reactions
  • Trouble breathing
  • Severe dizziness

If any of the above severe side effects appear while using Canesten cream, you need to see a doctor.

What are the contraindications?

  • Canesten vaginal cream is generally safe and well-tolerated by most people. However, like all medications, it may not be suitable for everyone, and there are certain situations where its use may be contraindicated.
  • Do not apply the cream along with other skin related products to prevent drug interaction.
  • People who are allergic to clotrimazole or any other ingredients in Canesten cream should not use it. Additionally, Canesten cream UK Wales should not be used on broken or inflamed skin, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • Canesten cream UK England may interact with certain medications, including those used to treat HIV, and should not be used in combination with these drugs without first consulting a doctor.
  • Pregnant should also consult a doctor before using Canesten vaginal cream, as its safety in this population is not well established.
  • Do not use the medicine in excess. This will never speed up the treatment process. In fact, it will increase your risk of developing severe side effects.
  • It is always important to read the instructions carefully and to consult a doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns about using Canesten cream UK Scotland.
  • Breastfeeding women must weigh down the benefits and risks involved in the usage of the medicine before getting Canesten cream online.

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2 reviews for Canesten Cream

  1. Josh

    Fantastic client service. After they dispatched my order, they kept track of it and were able to identify a problem with the box being delayed or tangled up on their end. I was alerted and the order was promptly remailed to me. Just so you know, it can take longer than they or you initially anticipate given some of the distances involved.

  2. David

    My Canesten order was quickly processed, and it took only a few days to arrive. Your customer service is still outstanding!

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