Canesten External Thrush Cream

Canesten cream is designed to treat and relieve the symptoms of thrush. The cream should only be used externally and if you are suffering from internal thrush you should consider using a different medication. If you need to find another treatment for internal thrush then you should speak to your doctor or pharmacist immediately.

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Product Description

How does Canesten External Cream work?

Canesten cream works to treat thrush as it is an antifungal medication. This medication stops the development and growth of the yeast, also known as candida, and helps to restore the natural health in your genital area.


Who can get thrush?

Even though thrush is predominantly thought of as condition that mainly affects women, thrush can be passed to men through the act of sexual intercourse. However, men can only get the condition through sex, and only if their partner also suffers from thrush. Despite this, thrush is not yet classed as an STI.


Benefits of using Canesten External Thrush Cream:

Thrush can be an extremely uncomfortable and unpleasant infection, that can sometimes lead to pain and irritation if its left untreated. Using Canesten to clear up external thrush is a quick and easy solution which allows you to return to a healthy state sexually and in your everyday life.

How to use Canesten external cream:

This cream should be used as directed in the patient information leaflet enclosed with the medication. This cream should be applied to the affected area 2-3 times a day, and should be applied in a thin and even layer before rubbing the cream in to maximise effectiveness. This cream should not be used for more than 7 days consecutively, so it is important to speak to your doctor about other medications that could be available if you need to use it for more than 7 days.


Canesten External Thrush Cream Dosage:

A thin layer should be applied to the affected are 2-3 times a day. A strip of cream that’s half a centimetre long is enough to treat an affected area around the size of a hand.

Side effects of Canesten External Thrush Cream:

Like any other medicine, Canesten External Thrush Cream comes with the risk some side effects, but not everybody will experience them. Some of the side effects that this medication can cause are more common than others, but if you suffer any side effects that cause concern, you should get in touch with a doctor as soon as possible. Some side effects include:

  • Rash
  • Trouble swallowing
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Swelling around the face, lips and tongue
  • Breathing issues


Who can and cannot use Canesten External Thrush Cream?

Canesten cream, like many other medications, can interact negatively with some medications and health conditions. If any of the following apply to you, then you should avoid using Canesten cream:

  • Currently pregnant
  • Currently breastfeeding
  • Suffer from allergies to Canesten or any of the ingredients on the medication
  • Below the age of 16
  • Over the age of 60
  • Currently suffer from an STI

If you suffer from any illnesses or diseases then you should always check with your doctor before using the cream to ensure that it is a suitable medication for you.

Where can I buy Canesten External Thrush Cream?

You can buy Canesten External Thrush cream safely and discreetly through MedsRUs. You simply need to answer a short medical questionnaire about yourself and your condition so our GMC certified prescribers can check this is the correct treatment for you. The process is quick and easy, and once confirmed the medication will be dispensed and sent directly to you.

The process is completely confidential and discreet, takes just minutes and you can order the medication you need without even having to leave your home. Get started now by clicking the ‘Start consultation’ button at the top of this page.