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Rs 117.58


1 tablet(s)/Pack

Pack Size : 1s tablet

Rs.117.58 Total

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Prescription Required

Canesten 1 0.5gm tablet

Canesten 1 0.5gm tablet is composed of

Clotrimazole (0.5gm)

Primarily used for


Belongs to the category

Gynaecological Anti-Infective


Patients with hypersensitivity (allergy) to this medicine should be cautioned against the use of this medicine.

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usesUses of Canesten 1

This medicine is indicated for fungal and gram positive bacterial infections of the skin and nails. It is also used for fungal otitis externa (inflammation of external ear). Canesten 1 topical is also indicated for vulvitis (inflammation of vulva, area outside the vagina); balanitis (inflammation of head of penis); treatment of partner to prevent re-infection.

side-effectsSide effects of Canesten 1

The side effects of this medication include Local mild burning, irritation, hypersensitivity reaction (allergic reaction), or erythema (redness of the skin).

pillsWhen not to use Canesten 1

This medicine is contraindicated in patients using barrier contraceptives (condoms, spermicides, cervical caps).

pills Expert Advice for Canesten 1

  • Avoid contact with eyes.
  • Wash hands or wear gloves before application.
  • Contact your doctor if there is constant burning, swelling, itching, worsening of the condition, or lack of response to treatment.
  • Insert full applicator gently into vagina at bedtime and eject cream into vagina.
  • Contact prescriber if there is vulvar itching, fever, foul-smelling discharge, and if the condition worsens.
  • Continue lying down for 30 minutes after administration.
  • Do not have intercourse during therapy.


Q: Can I stop using this medcine if I feel better?
Q: Can I use this medicine when I am on my menstrual cycle?
Q: What kind of clothes should I wear when I have applied this medicine?
Q: Will this medicine interfere with the use of condoms?
Q: Will it burn when I apply the cream?


  • pregnant


    This medicine should only be used in pregnancy if necessary. Consult your doctor before use of this medicine.

  • mother

    Breast Feeding

    The effect of this medication is undetermined in nursing females. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

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