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Canesten® helps you feel comfortable again so you can get on with your life.
Canesten® is New Zealand's #1 thrush treatment brand*. CanesOral® Duo Oral Capsule & External Cream is a convenient 2-in-1 answer to thrush relief. It contains one capsule to be taken orally, and one tube of cream to relieve the external symptoms such as itching and inflammation.
The capsule contains 150 mg of Fluconazole and the tube of Canesten Clotrimazole external cream contains clotrimazole 10 mg/g.
Important: CanesOral Duo should not be used during pregnancy as it contains fluconazole. Vaginal tablets (pessaries) may be the most suitable option during pregnancy, but you should consult your doctor before using any treatment.
Size 1 hard gelatin capsule with white opaque body and white opaque cap. The body has "FC 150" and the cap has "G" printed in black. The capsule contains white to off-white powder. Other ingredients present include lactose, pregelatinised starch, sodium lauryl sulphate, colloidal hydrated silica, magnesium stearate, gelatin and titanium dioxide (E171). The ingredients present in the black printing ink used for coding the capsules include shellac, dehydrated alcohol, isopropyl alcohol, butyl alcohol, propylene glycol, ammonia solution, potassium hydroxide and black iron oxide (E172).
Canesten Topical Cream contains 10 mg/g (1%) of clotrimazole in a vanishing cream base. The cream also contains sorbitan monostearate, polysorbate 60, cetyl esters wax, cetostearyl alcohol, 2-octyldodecanol, benzyl alcohol (1% w/w) and purified water.
Swallow one capsule with water, with or without food, once only, at any time of day. Apply cream gently to irritated area, for external use only. Apply 2-3 times daily until symptoms clear.
Canesoral DUO is not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women. Your pharmacists advice is required. Always read the label & use strictly as directed. If symptoms persist or you have side effects, see your pharmacist or doctor.