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Canesten Hydrocortisone Cream

Canesten Hydrocortisone Cream

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Pack Size: 15g
RRP: £6.25
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Age: 10 years + Pregnancy: Not suitable Breastfeeding: Not suitable View Patient Information Leaflet

Many people find themselves suffering from sweat rash, which can cause a lot of discomfort and inflammation as well as irritation resulting from excessive perspiration. If you are looking for a product to ease the symptoms and inflammation of this condition, look no further than Canesten Hydrocortisone Cream.

Pharmacist Tip

Canesten Hydrocortisone can help calm the redness and itching of rashes. Ensure you apply a thin layer, twice a day for no more than 7 days and never apply to broken skin.

When you use Canesten Hydrocortisone Cream to treat the symptoms of sweat rash, you can benefit from a soothing treatment that is able to reduce inflammation and decrease the discomfort that you can experience as a result of sweat rash.

The cream can get to work on easing the irritation that can result from this type of rash and it is a very fast acting medication, which means that it start to work right away. The cream is very easy to apply, so you can enjoy convenience and simplicity while also benefitting from the effectiveness of a proven anti-fungal cream.

Canesten can be used to treat sweat rash but for excessive sweating other products are available to stop perspiration and the rash from developing in the first place. Driclor, Anhydrol Forte and Odaban are easily applied and to underarms hands or feet for more perspiration control.

Adults, including the elderly and children 10 years and over:

Apply twice a day to the affcted area and gently rub the cream in.

Do not use for more than 7 days continuously.

The active ingredients contained in this medicine is/are:

Clotrimazole 1% and Hydrocortisone 1%.

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

Benzyl Alcohol, Cetostearyl Alcohol, Triceteareth-4-phosphate, Medium Chain Triglycerides and Purified Water.

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

Blisters, discomfort/pain, oedema, irritation, peeling/exfoliation, pruritus, rash, stinging/burning.

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.

Do not use:

  • If you are pregnant or breast feeding.
  • On any mucus membranes or on the ano- genital regions.
  • If you are allergic to any of the ingredients found in Canesten Hydrocortisone.
  • If you have viral infections like shingles, cold sores, chicken pox, you are under 10 years old.

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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The Independent Pharmacy is an online pharmacy and online doctor service is owned and operated by ABSM Healthcare Ltd (Company Reg. 08515600) and Red Label Medical Ltd (Company Reg. 08676338). All information that appears on this website is intended for information purposes only and should be used to supplement, not replace, your relationship with your local healthcare professionals. You should consult your doctor if you think you may have a health problem or before you start taking a new medicine. Please ensure you always read the information leaflets supplied with any medicinal products.For more information see our policies and terms and conditions at the bottom of every page. © 2014 ABSM Healthcare Ltd. All rights reserved.
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