Do not use
- for vulvar itching due to causes other than a yeast infection
- if you are pregnant, trying to get pregnant or nursing
- are allergic to fluconazole, related azoles (e.g., clotrimazole/miconazole) or other ingredients in the product; taking allergy drugs (e.g., astemizole†/terfenadine†), or cisapride†, quinidine, erythromycin, pimozide or amiodarone.
†Not marketed in Canada.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you
- are at increased risk for sexually transmitted diseases (e.g., HIV/AIDS)
- have multiple sexual partners or change partners often
- have diabetes
- have never had a yeast infection before
- have heart disease
- have frequent vaginal infections
- have any of the following symptoms, which may be signs of a serious condition: abdominal pain, shoulder or lower back pain, fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or foul-smelling discharge.
When using this product
- There have been reports of spontaneous abortion or birth defects. If you could become pregnant while taking CanesOral®, you should consider using a reliable means of contraception for approximately one week after the dose. If you become pregnant while taking this medicine, contact your doctor
- Canesten® Extra Strength External Cream may reduce the effectiveness and safety of latex products (e.g., condoms and diaphragms) and vaginal spermicides.
Stop use and ask a doctor if
- there is no improvement in three days or if symptoms have not disappeared within seven days
- symptoms recur within two months
- you have abdominal pain, fever or foul-smelling discharge during use of this medication
Keep safely out of reach of children. In case of overdose, contact a poison control center or get medical help right away.