Canesten Oral and Canesten Duo is a fast and convenient oral treatments for thrush. Canesten Oral is an effective single-dose oral capsule treatment used as a discreet option for people ‘on the go’. It may also be the preferred option for when you have your period. Canesten Duo is a convenient 2-in-1 treatment pack, combining a single oral capsule to treat the internal infection and a relief cream to sooth the external itch.
DirectionsSwallow 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.
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.