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Canesten® 6 Day Internal Cream for Yeast Infection, 6 Vaginal Treatments

Be confident you’re choosing a clinically proven treatment for vaginal yeast infections! 

Canesten® is Canada’s #1-selling VYI treatment brand.* 
Canesten® 6 Day Internal Cream provides effective treatment for vaginal yeast infections. The soothing vaginal cream is delivered in a low-dose format to be used for six consecutive days. 

The treatment is easy to use at home and irritating symptoms should begin to disappear soon. 

Canesten® helps you feel comfortable again so you can get on with your life.

  • A complete treatment for a vaginal yeast infection and its six main symptoms    
  • Fill the applicator and use it to insert the cream; repeat for six days    
  • An internal cream to treat the infection at the site
  • A lower concentration of medication for treatment over six days
  • #1-recommended brand by doctors and pharmacists*    
  • Canesten® is Canada's #1 best-selling VYI treatment brand*

How Do I Know It’s a Vaginal Yeast Infection?

6 main symptoms:

  • Itching

  • Swelling

  • Redness

  • Unusual discharge

  • Burning

  • Soreness

A vaginal yeast infection doesn’t usually change the pH level and has no odour, but you might feel pain during sex or urination.

No stress!

It may feel uncomfortable, but there’s no need to be scared. A yeast infection is not an STI and is usually not a serious  condition, and in most cases it can be treated easily and effectively. It is also normal and very common — 3 in 4 women suffer from it at least once during their lifetime and it’s not caused by a lack of hygiene.

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Effective

Gets to the root of the infection and relieves symptoms

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Reliable

Effectiveness proven by science and decades of real world use

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Convenient

Choose a Canesten® or CanesOral(R) product that suits your needs. Available in various easy-to-use formats.

Choose Your Treatment

Across the range of Canesten® and CanesOral® vaginal yeast infection products, all treatments work effectively at treating a vaginal yeast infection. We offer effective solutions to suit different lifestyles and preferences. Choose the option that suits you best:

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Canesten® Combi Pack contains internal treatment and external cream — useful when external symptoms on your vulva stand in your way. CanesOral® Combi Pack contains an oral capsule treatment and external cream — useful when external symptoms on your vulva stand in your way. Choose Canesten® Single Pack (internal treatment only) or CanesOral® Single Pack (oral treatment only) when you have minimal or no external itching or burning annoying you.

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Different dosages to suit your preference: 1-day Canesten® or CanesOral ® treatments are convenient and effective and continue working several days until the infection is cured, 3-day Canesten® treatments allow you to feel the product take effect during treatment, and our 6 day Canesten® treatment is recommended for those who prefer to treat for longer.

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Choose from vaginal or oral administration: Canesten® vaginal tablet, Canesten® soothing vaginal cream or CanesOral® oral capsule.

How to Use Canesten® 6 DAY Internal Vaginal Cream

Wash your hands thoroughly before and after using Canesten®.

The pack contains a full course of treatment, which consists of six applicators with an internal cream to treat the cause of a vaginal yeast infection at the site.

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The internal cream should be inserted as high as possible into the vagina with the help of the applicator, as indicated in the product insert, preferably before going to sleep at night for convenient and comfortable treatment. The treatment should be used once a day for six consecutive days.

Please refer to the package insert for complete instructions on how to use this medication.

Vaginal Yeast Infection: What Are the Risk Factors?

Yeast and bacteria are naturally present in your vagina. A vaginal yeast infection occurs when the level of Candida albicans increases. There are times when you're more prone to a vaginal yeast infection:
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In pregnancy, especially during the third trimester

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When you have a weakened immune system

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When you're on your period

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When taking certain medications

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With medical conditions such as diabetes or HIV and when undergoing chemotherapy

Vaginal Yeast Infection: How Can I Prevent It?

If you're worried that a vaginal yeast infection will come back or you suffer from recurring symptoms, there are a few things you can try:
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Wear cotton underwear and change regularly, especially after exercise.

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Change your tampons or pads frequently.

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Avoid indulging in very hot bubble baths.

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Avoid stress and maintain a healthy diet free of high-sugar food.

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Avoid heavily perfumed products in and around your intimate area.

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Wipe from front to back after going to the toilet.

Don't Let a Vaginal Yeast Infection Hold You Back.

Take control of vaginal yeast infection symptoms to relieve your discomfort so you can focus on what matters.

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Don’t miss a thing — get relief with Canesten® and go back to enjoying all the quality time life brings.

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For over 25 years, Canesten® has been trusted by millions of Canadian women.

Canesten® helps Canadian women understand, prevent and treat common intimate conditions so that they feel comfortable again.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Vaginal Yeast Infections

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Warnings

For vaginal use only.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you :

  • Are at increased risk for sexually transmitted diseases (e.g., HIV/AIDS)
  • Have multiple partners
  • Change partners often
  • Have diabetes
  • Have symptoms that recur within two months
  • Have never had a yeast infection before
  • Are pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or breastfeeding
  • Have any of the following symptoms, which may be signs of a serious condition: abdominal, back or shoulder pain; fever or chills; nausea or vomiting; or foul-smelling vaginal discharge.

When using this product :

  • Do not use tampons, intravaginal douches or other vaginal products
  • 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.

Stop use and ask a doctor if :

  • There is no improvement in three days or if symptoms have not disappeared within seven days
  • You have abdominal pain, fever or foul-smelling discharge during use of this medication
  • Skin rash or new irritation occurs

Keep safely out of reach of children. If swallowed, call a poison control centre or a healthcare professional right away.