Canesten Plus Antifungal Cream確膚寧

Canesten Plus Antifungal Cream

clotrimazole + hydrocortisone

Manufacturer:

Bayer

Distributor:

Zuellig
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Clotrimazole 1% w/w, hydrocortisone 1% w/w
Indications/Uses
Treatment of fungal skin infections & reduces any swelling & itching caused by infection. Treatment of infection & irritation of the vulva or end of the penis caused by thrush; fungal nappy rash & fungal infection of the breast fold & infections eg, ringworm & athlete's foot.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Apply thinly & evenly to the affected area bd & rub in gently.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Application on areas of broken skin or on large areas of skin (>5-10% of body surface); on any untreated bacterial skin infection eg, syphilis or TB; herpes, chicken pox, shingles or rosacea; on vaccination reactions. Application for longer than 7 days. Treatment of cold sores or acne.
Special Precautions
For external use only & should not be put in the mouth or swallowed. Avoid long-term, continuous application on large areas of the skin, particularly in infants & childn. Do not cover the area being treated w/ a dressing or bandage. In infants, care should be taken not to fasten nappies too tightly over the treated area. Contains cetostearyl alcohol which may cause local skin irritation. May reduce the effectiveness of rubber contraceptives eg, condoms or diaphragms. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Itching, rash, blisters, burning, discomfort, swelling, irritation, redness or peeling of skin.
MIMS Class
Topical Anti-Infectives with Corticosteroids
ATC Classification
D01AC20 - imidazoles/triazoles in combination with corticosteroids ; Belongs to the class of imidazole and triazole derivatives. Used in the topical treatment of fungal infection.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Canesten Plus Antifungal Cream
Packing/Price
15 g x 1's
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