External Cream Treatment

External Cream Refill

Sometimes one tube just isn’t enough! This 15 g tube is ideal to keep in your purse for immediate relief of external burning and itching, to be used in conjunction with your internal cure.

Yeast Infection Fact

Did you know that regardless of the length of treatment that you use, it takes approximately
3 to 4 days to cure your yeast infection?

  • Directions
    Squeeze a small amount of cream onto your finger and gently spread over the irritated vaginal area. Use once or twice a day as needed for up to 7 consecutive days to relieve external vulvar itching. Product Monograph available to doctors and pharmacists upon request.
  • Ingredients
    benzyl alcohol, cetostearyl alcohol, cetyl esters wax, octyldodecanol, polysorbate 60, sorbitan monostearate and water.
  • Warnings
    Use only if you have previously had a vaginal yeast infection and have the same symptoms now, otherwise consult a doctor. Canesten® External Cream is for EXTERNAL VAGINAL USE ONLY and should not be used for vulvar itching due to causes other than a yeast infection. 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. Consult a doctor if:
    • you are at increased risk for sexually transmitted diseases, have multiple sexual partners or change partners often;
    • you have abdominal pain, fever, or a foul smelling vaginal discharge;
    • there is no improvement in your symptoms in 3 days, or if they have not disappeared within 7 days;
    • you have frequent vaginal infections, or if your yeast infection returns in less than 2 months;
    • you are pregnant, think you are, or are nursing;
    • you experience a rash or new irritation while using this product.
    Canesten® should not be used by girls less than 12 years of age unless advised by a doctor. If Canesten is accidentally swallowed contact your local emergency room or Poison Control Centre immediately. Keep Canesten® and all other medications out of the reach of children. Do not use if foil at mouth of tube is broken or missing. Store between 2ºC and 30ºC.

#1 Doctor and Pharmacist
Recommended Brand

Canesten® is the #1 doctor & pharmacist recommended vaginal yeast infection treatment in Canada. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if Canesten® could be right for you.
Sources:

* Drugstore Canada & L'Actualite Pharmaceutique 2009 / 2010 Survey on OTC Counselling and Recommendations.


* The Medical Post and L'Actualite Medicale's 2009 / 2010 Survey on OTC Counselling & Recommendations.

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