Clotrimazole Vaginal Pessary 500mg (1 Pessary)
- Clotrimazole Pessary Is a Single Application Used For The Treatment Of Vaginal Thrush
- Active Ingredient: Clotrimazole
- Next Day Delivery Available
This medicine contains Clotrimazole which belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals, which act to treat infections caused by fungi.Clotrimazole is used to treat fungal infections of the vagina known as thrush (candidal vaginitis).
what is Clotrimazole Pessary and what it is used for
This medicine contains Clotrimazole which belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals, which act to treat infections caused by fungi.Clotrimazole is used to treat fungal infections of the vagina known as thrush (candidal vaginitis).Thrush is a common infection caused by yeast (or fungus).Transmission of thrush usually occurs through intestinal excretions and personal contact and may live harmlessly in the vagina, without you even noticing it. However, in certain circumstances, it may develop into an infection in the vagina and symptoms may spread to the surrounding area.These symptoms may include one or more of the following: itching of the vagina and surrounding area (the vulva), redness and swelling of the tissues of the vagina and soreness of the vagina and a white non-smelling discharge from the vagina.
Before you use Clotrimazole Pessary
•Please consult your doctor before using if you are aged under 16 or over 60.
•Avoid sexual intercourse whilst you have thrush and are using this product as your partner may become infected.
•Do not use during your period as the treatment may be less effective.
•If you have more than two infections within six months you will need to see your doctor.
•This product may reduce the effectiveness of rubber contraceptives, such as condoms or diaphragms. As a result, please use alternative precautions for at least five days after using this product.
•Do not use tampons, intravaginal douches, spermicides, or other vaginal products whilst using this product.
How to use Clotrimazole Pessary
Wash hands prior and after insertion. Unwrap the pessary from its packaging and insert into the vagina once at night. To ease insertion, lie on your back with knees bent up. Ensure the applicator is disposed in a safe place out of reach of children. The applicator cannot be flushed down the toilet.
Clotrimazole Pessary Ingredients
Active ingredients: clotrimazole 500mg. Other ingredients: white soft paraffin, liquid paraffin, gelatin, glycerol, water, titanium dioxide (E171), quinoline yellow (E104)
As with all medicines, some people may be allergic to the pessary. If you
are allergic, a reaction will occur soon after you have used the medicine.
If you experience an allergic reaction or the redness, burning, pain,
itching or swelling get worse, stop using this product and tell your doctor
straight away or contact the Accident and Emergency Department of
your nearest hospital. Signs of an allergic reaction may include:
• Swallowing or breathing problems.
• Swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue.
• Weakness, feeling dizzy or faint.
After you use Canesten Thrush Pessary you might experience:
• Itching, rash, swelling, redness, discomfort, burning, irritation,
vaginal peeling or bleeding.
• Pain in the abdomen or pelvic area.
If you experience any of the above effects, tell your doctor or pharmacist