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CanesOral® Yeast Infection Pill, Clinically Proven, 1 Dose

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

CanesOral® is an effective, clinically proven, single-dose oral treatment that can be taken anytime, anywhere. 

The oral capsule contains an effective antifungal agent that works systematically to treat vaginal yeast infections. The treatment is easy to use at home or on the go and irritating symptoms should begin to disappear soon. To feel better fast, CanesOral® is also available in a Combi format, which contains an extra-strength external cream that provides fast relief from itching and burning. 

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

  • A complete treatment for a vaginal yeast infection and its 6 main symptoms    
  • Effective one-day single-dose oral treatment
  • A convenient oral pill treatment that can be taken anytime, anywhere

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.

Trust CanesOral®

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Gets to the root of the infection and relieves symptoms

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Effectiveness proven by science and decades of real world use

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Choose a Canesten® or CanesOral® 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 CanesOral® Single Capsule

The pack contains a single-dose oral capsule.

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The capsule is to treat a vaginal yeast infection and should be taken by mouth as a one-time-only dose, with or without food.

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 CanesOral® 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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Do not use 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†

†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 

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.