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Canesten thrush oral capsules description and use.

What is Canesten thrush oral capsule?

Canesten thrush oral capsule is a hard capsule containing 150mg of fluconazole used in the treatment of acute recurring candida vaginitis and candida balanitis. Symptoms being treated would typically disappear within two days of use.

What are the symptoms of thrush?

Symptoms of thrush include:

·         Itching

·         Swelling

·         Redness

·         Odorless unusual discharge

·         Burning

·         Soreness

Can men have thrush?

Although thrush is more common in women, men can also experience symptoms of thrush.

Thrush can be caused by a weakened immune system or conditions that may weaken the immune system such as antibiotic use or diseases.

How do I use Canesten thrush oral capsule?

Canesten thrush oral capsule should be swallowed whole with a glass of water, with or without food.

Can pregnant or lactating women use this medication?

Fluconazole, the active ingredient in Canesten thrush oral capsule has been shown to increase the risk of spontaneous abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy.

If a breastfeeding woman is using a single 150mg dose of Canesten thrush oral capsule, breastfeeding may continue but should be terminated if repeated doses are required.

Special precautions for Canesten thrush oral capsule

Consult your doctor before use if:

·         You’re under 16 years of age

·         You’re allergic to any components of Canesten thrush oral capsule, other antifungal medication, and thrush treatments.

·         You’re using any medication besides contraceptives such as postinor.

·         You’re using antihistamines such as terfenadine or cisapride.

·         If you’ve had recurring thrush twice in the last 6 months

·         You have liver or kidney illness

·         You’re pregnant or breastfeeding

·         You have abnormal/irregular vaginal bleeding or blood-stained discharge.

·         You have vulval or vaginal ulcers, sores or blisters

·         You experience lower abdominal pain or burning while urinating

·         Your sexual partner has thrush

·         You have penile sores, ulcers or blisters

·         You have abnormal penile discharges

·         Your penis has started to smell

·         You experience pain while passing urine.

What is the dosage of Canesten thrush oral capsule?

For adults between the ages of 16 to 60 years, 1 capsule should be swallowed whole.

It is not recommended for pediatric use and in people over 60 years of age.

Where can I buy Canesten thrush oral capsules in Nigeria?

Canesten thrush oral capsule is available for purchase on Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy You can simply click here to view this product.


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