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Canesten Cream 1%

Canesten Cream 1%

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Canesten Cream 1%, is a popular and proven cream that treats a variety of fungal infections in both men and women fast and effectively.

Pharmacist Tip

Canesten antifungal cream can be used to treat a number of symptoms including vaginal thrush in women aged 16 to 60. The symptoms of vaginal thrush include redness, itching and swelling of the vagina and can be accompanied by a 'cottage cheese like discharge'.

Fungal skin infections can have affect men and women in a variety of forms, and these infections can cause discomfort, pain, irritation, and embarrassment amongst other things. Some examples of these types of infections include Athlete's foot, thrush, sweat rashes, ringworm, and other infections caused by fungi.

If you want to benefit from fast and effective treatment for conditions such as these, one proven product you can try is Canesten Cream 1%. This is a product that is fast acting and can help to quickly soothe and provide relief for the undesirable symptoms of these infections.

If the discharges present then it should be white and odourless. If it is yellow or has an odour it can be a bacterial infection. This can be easily treated by your doctor. Canestan is not an effective treatment against bacterial infections.

Adults, including the elderly and children of all ages:

  • Apply the cream 2-3 times a day to the affected area and gently rub it in to the skin. 
  • Depending on the where the fungal infection is and its severity, treatment may take two weeks and can be up to 4 weeks in some cases.

The active ingredients contained in this medicine is/are:

Clotrimazole 1%. 

The medicine also contains the following inactive ingredients to make up the complete product:

Benzyl alcohol, polysorbate 60, sorbitan stearate, cetyl palmitate, cetostearyl alcohol, octyldodecanol and purified water

Not everyone will experience side effects when they take medication, however if you do they can include:

Irritation in the area of use and a burning sensation may occur.

If you are concerned about these effects, or if the product affects you in any other way, stop using it and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Reading the following warnings carefully will help to ensure you are selecting an appropriate product.

Seek professional medical advice if:

  • You are under 16 or over 60 years old
  • You are allergic to clotrimazole or any other ingredient in this product. 

Please read all packaging and the Product Information Leaflet before taking any new medicine and inform your doctor of medicines you are taking or intend to take.

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We offer free UK standard delivery on orders over £40.

The following delivery options are available:

  • Standard Delivery - 2/3 day delivery - £2.95
  • Express Delivery - 1/2 day delivery - £4.45
  • Special Delivery (Guaranteed before 1pm) - £8.95
  • Saturday Guaranteed before 1pm - £10.45

The cut-off for same day dispatch of orders is 4pm. Orders processed after this time will be dispatched the following working day. Orders are dispatched Monday - Friday. Orders will not be processed on weekends or bank holidays.

We ensure all deliveries are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods.

Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt. 

Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.

Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 


We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.

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