Canesten 6 Day Pessary Vaginal Thrush Treatment Click on image to enlarge

Product code:228540



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*Pharmacist Only Medicine - Our pharmacist will need to contact you for a telephone consultation regarding this medication .
Canesten Thrush Treatment is used to treat a fungal infection in the vagina and vulval area (thrush).

Contains 6 pessaries and 6 disposable applicators.
Insert one pessary into the vagina (using the provided applicator), nightly for 6 consecutive nights. Alternatively, insert two pessaries, nightly for 3 consecutive nights.

The pessary should preferably be inserted in the evening, just before bed time, with the use of the applicator. Using it before you go to sleep will have the best effect.

Do not use Canesten Thrush Treatment if you have an allergy to:

  • any medicine containing clotrimazole
  • any of the ingredients listed.

Some of the symptoms of an allergic reaction may include swelling to the area to which treatment has been applied; rash, itching or hives on the skin.

Before you start to use it

See your doctor if:

  • this is your first infection
  • you are under 18 years of age
  • you have had 3 or more infections in the last 6 months
  • you have allergies to any other topical treatments

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant. You should see your doctor if you suspect you have thrush in the first three months of your pregnancy. Your doctor can discuss with you the risks and benefits involved with treatment.

Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding and want to use this treatment. It is not known whether the active ingredient, clotrimazole, is excreted in breast milk. Your doctor will be able to discuss with you the risks and benefits involved with treatment.

Tell your doctor if you are diabetic. Thrush in diabetics can mean that your blood sugar levels are not well controlled. Your doctor will be able to check this for you and advise treatment.


Each Canesten Thrush Treatment 6 Day Pessary contains 100 mg clotrimazole as the active ingredient. It also contains:

  • lactose
  • cellulose-microcrystalline
  • lactic acid
  • starch-maize
  • crospovidone
  • calcium lactate
  • magnesium stearate
  • silicon dioxide
  • hypromellose

This medicine does not contain sucrose, gluten, tartrazine or any other azo dyes.

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