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Canesten Combination Pessary And Cream


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500mg pessary & 2% w/w cream


Calms the itch and clears the infection of thrush.

Canesten Thrush Combi Pessary & External Cream contains a pessary to clear the cause of thrush and a double strength* external cream to calm the itch. It is a traditional, effective format, preferred by many women**

A vaginal thrush infection may cause any of the following symptoms: whitish, odourless vaginal discharge, persistent burning, itching, redness, swelling and soreness of the vagina and vulva.

For women who have previously been diagnosed as suffering from vaginal thrush.

Contains Clotrimazole. Always read the label

*Compared to Canesten 1% Cream
**Nielsen market sales data up to 18.07.2015

  • Treats the cause and symptoms of thrush
  • 1 Pessary with Applicator
  • 1 Tube of Soothing Double Strength Cream



The Pessary contains Clotrimazole 500mg, It also contains Lactose Monohydrate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Lactic Acid, Maize Starch, Crospovidone Calcium Lactate Pentahydrate, Magnesium Stearate, Colloidal Anhydrous Silica and Hypromellose, The 10g Tube of External Cream contains Clotrimazole 200mg (2% w/w), It also contains Benzyl Alcohol, Polysorbate 60, Sorbitan Stearate, Cetyl Palmitate, Cetostearyl Alcohol, Octyldodecanol and Purified Water (see the enclosed leaflet for further information)


  • Do not store above 25°C.

Preparation and Usage:

Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.

(Ages 16 to 60): Wash your hands before and after using the pessary and cream.
Insert the pessary into the vagina preferably at night using the applicator provided and apply the cream thinly to the affected area 2 or 3 times a day.
If no improvement is seen after 7 days consult your doctor.

For use in and around the vagina only

Name and Address:

MA Holder:
Bayer Plc,
RG14 1JA,

Return To:

Bayer Plc,
Consumer Care Division,
RG14 1JA,

Safety Warning:

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

Do Not Use
Do not use to treat nail or scalp infections
Do not use the pessary or cream, and see your doctor as soon as possible if:
This is the first time you have had symptoms of thrush
You are pregnant or trying to become pregnant
You have had more than two episodes of vaginal thrush in the last 6 months
You or your partner has previously had a sexually transmitted disease
Or you have any of the following symptoms:
Irregular or abnormal vaginal bleeding or a blood-stained discharge
Ulcers, blisters or sores of the vagina or vulva
A foul smelling discharge from the vagina
Redness, irritation or swelling associated with treatment
Lower abdominal pain
Pain or difficulty in passing urine
Fever or chills
Feeling sick or vomiting

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