CANESTEN CREAM 20GM | CLOTRIMAZOLE – 20GMS
Clotrimazole is an imidazole antifungal available in Kenya as CANESTEN. It is topically used in treating candidiasis, and in the skin infections pityriasis versicolor and dermatophytosis. Clotrimazole can be applied two or three times daily for 2 to 4 weeks in the treatment of fungal skin infections. It’s sterility also passes and can be used in treating vaginal candida.
Local reactions including irritation and a burning sensation may occur in patients treated topically with CANESTEN; contact allergic dermatitis has been reported. Intravaginal preparations of clotrimazole may damage latex contraceptives and additional contraceptive measures are therefore necessary during local administration. While treating candida with clotrimazole, it it advisable to avoid sexual activities.