Canison/Canison-B/Canison Plus

Canison/Canison-B/Canison Plus







Concise Prescribing Info
Per cream Clotrimazole. Per B cream Clotrimazole 1%, beclomethasone dipropionate 0.25%. Per Plus cream Betamethasone dipropionate 640 mcg, gentamicin sulfate 1 mg, clotrimazole 10 mg
Canison Superficial candidiasis, pityriasis versicolor & dermatophytosis. Treatment of vulvovag candidiasis. Canison-B Treatment of inflammatory tinea pedis, tinea cruris & tinea corporis. Canison Plus Common fungal infections & other skin disorders caused by susceptible organisms w/ or w/o allergic inflammation.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Canison Apply sparingly to the affected area bid-tid. Duration of treatment: Cutaneous candidiasis 2 wk. Dermatomycoses 3-4 wk. Onychia & paronychia due to C. albicans 4-8 wk or more. Continue treatment for 2 wk after all clinical signs have disappeared. Canison-B Gently massage sufficient amount into the affected area bid, in the morning & evening. Max: 45 g/wk. Tinea corporis or tinea cruris Max: 2 wk of treatment. Canison Plus Gently massage sufficient amount into the affected area & its surrounding skin areas bid, in the morning & in the evening. Max duration: 4 wk. Tinea cruris & tinea corporis Duration: 2 wk. Tinea pedis Duration: 4 wk.
Hypersensitivity. Canison-B Hypersensitivity to other corticosteroids or imidazoles.
Special Precautions
Discontinue use if irritation or sensitivity develops. Canison-B Evaluate patients applying cream to a large surface area or to areas under occlusion periodically for evidence of HPA axis suppression. Canison Plus Prolonged use may result to superinfection. Do not use w/ occlusive dressing. Not recommended to use >4 wk. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
General irritation. Canison Erythema, stinging, blistering, peeling, edema, pruritus, urticaria. Canison-B Itching, dryness, infection of the hair follicles, increased hair, acne, change in skin color, allergic skin reaction, skin thinning, stretch marks. Canison Plus Rarely local mild burning or irritation.
MIMS Class
Topical Anti-Infectives with Corticosteroids / Topical Antifungals & Antiparasites
ATC Classification
D01AC01 - clotrimazole ; Belongs to the class of imidazole and triazole derivatives. Used in the topical treatment of fungal infection.
D06AX07 - gentamicin ; Belongs to the class of other topical antibiotics used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
D07XC01 - betamethasone ; Belongs to the class of potent (group III) corticosteroids in other combinations. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
D07AC15 - beclometasone ; Belongs to the class of potent (group III) corticosteroids. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
Canison:Non-Rx;Canison-B/Canison Plus:Rx
Canison cream 1 %
10 g x 1's;15 g x 1's;20 g x 1's;3 g x 1's;5 g x 1's
Canison Plus cream
15 g x 1's
Canison-B cream
15 g x 1's
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