Some women, especially those who suffer from vaginal dryness, prefer the internal cream formulation to treat their infection at the site. Canesten cream is inserted high into the vagina with an applicator. Canesten 6-Day contains a lower concentration of medication for treatment over 6 days.
For vaginal use only.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you • are at increased risk for sexually transmitted diseases (e.g. HIV-AIDS) • have multiple partners • change partners often • have diabetes • have symptoms that recur within 2 months • have never had a yeast infection before • are pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or breastfeeding • have any of the following symptoms which may be signs of a serious condition: abdominal, back or shoulder pain fever or chills nausea or vomiting foul-smelling vaginal discharge
When using this product • Do not use tampons, intravaginal douches or other vaginal products • Canesten® may reduce the effectiveness and safety of latex products (e.g. condoms and diaphragms) and vaginal spermicides. This effect is temporary and occurs only during treatment.
Stop use and ask a doctor if • there is no improvement in 3 days or if symptoms have not disappeared within 7 days • you have abdominal pain, fever, foul-smelling discharge during use of this medication • skin rash or new irritation occurs
Keep safely out of reach of children. If swallowed, call a poison control centre or a healthcare professional right away.
The pack contains a full course of treatment which consists of six applicators with an internal cream to treat the cause of a vaginal yeast infection.
The internal cream should be inserted as high as possible into the vagina with the help of the applicator, as indicated in the product leaflet, preferably before going to sleep at night for convenient and comfortable treatment. The treatment should be used once a day for six consecutive days.