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Canesten Oral & Cream Duo

Canesten Oral & Cream Duo

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Pack Size: 1 capsule & 10g cream
RRP: £12.99
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Our Price: £10.99
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Age: 16 years + Pregnancy: Not suitable Breastfeeding: Not suitable View Patient Information Leaflet

Women who suffer from thrush will know just how unpleasant, painful, and embarrassing this condition can be. Getting effective treatment as soon as possible is important, and with Canesten Oral & Cream Duo you will benefit from a combination treatment to tackle both the internal infection and external symptoms.

Pharmacist Tip

Thrush is not a sexually transmitted disease but can be passed to your partner during sex. Men can suffer from thrush too and symptoms can include a redness, itching, thick discharge under the foreskin and pain on urination. It can be treated using Canesten cream.

When you suffer from thrush, you can experience a lot of discomfort with soreness, itching, and pain depending on the severity of the infection. If you are looking for an effective, fast acting, and proven treatment for the symptoms of thrush, Canesten Oral & Cream Duo is an excellent choice.

This is a combination treatment that is able to tackle the external symptoms of this condition as well as being able to tackle the infection itself internally. The treatment includes an oral tablet to deal with the internal infection as well as a cream that is applied to deal with the external symptoms such as the itching.

Men can be treated easily with Canesten cream or the oral capsule fluconazole (also available over the counter as Canesten Oral). It is advisable to abstain from sex until the episode has cleared.

Adults, including the elderly (under 60 years old) and children 16 years and over:

Take the whole capsule with a glass of water without or with food.

Use the cream externally and apply it evenly and thinly over the affected area two or three times every day. Gently rub the cream in.

The active ingredients contained in this medicine is/are:

Fluconazole 150mg capsule and Clotrimazole 2% cream

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

Oral capsule: Colloidal Silicon Dioxide, Lactose Monohydrate, Magnesium Stearate, Maize Starch and Sodium Lauryl Sulphate. The capsule shell contains: Brilliant Blue FCF (E133), Titanium Dioxide (E171) and Gelatine.

External cream: 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:

Burning sensation and irritation in area of use.

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. 

  • Consult your doctor if this is your first time to experience candidal vaginitis symptoms. 
  • If you or your partner has ever had a sexually transmitted disease, or if you have had more than 2 candidal vaginitis in the last 6 months, consult your doctor before using the product. 
  • If you are aged over 60 years of age or under 16 years of age, or if you have ever had an allergic reaction to vaginal antifungal products including imidazoles and Canesten, consult your doctor before using the product. 
  • Avoid using the product, if you are pregnant, or trying to become pregnant. 
  • Consult your doctor before using the product if you have irregular and abnormal vaginal bleeding or foul smelling vaginal discharge or blood-stained discharge, nausea or vomiting, fever or chills, diarrhoea, vaginal or vulval ulcers, sores or blisters, dysuria, lower abdominal pain or adverse events such as irritation, redness or swelling associated with this product. 
  • Keep out of reach and sight of children.

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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