Gino- Canesten 100mg 6 tablets
Non-prescription drug indicated in the treatment of recurrent vaginal candidiasis.
Gino- Canesten 100mg is indicated for the treatment of recurrent vaginal candidiasis. Clinical situation characterized by whitish vaginal discharge, accompanied by vaginal itching and usually with premenstrual exacerbation.
Active Substances: 100mg clotrimazole.
Clotrimazole acts against fungi by inhibiting the synthesis of ergosterol. Inhibition of ergosterol synthesis induces structural and functional damage to the cytoplasmic membrane.
Dosage and method of administration:
1 vaginal tablet should be inserted as deeply as possible into the vagina at night, at bedtime, once a day for 6 consecutive days. When proceeding with the application, it should be used, preferably, the supine position, with the legs slightly flexed. If symptoms persist beyond 7 days, the patient may have a medical condition that requires treatment by a physician. If necessary, treatment can be repeated, however, recurrent infections may indicate an underlying medical cause. The patient should seek medical advice if symptoms return within 2 months. The treatment should not be carried out during the menstrual period. The complete treatment must be completed before the onset of menstruation. Do not use tampons, intravaginal douches, spermicides or other vaginal products while using this medicine. It is recommended to avoid vaginal intercourse in case of vaginal infection and while using this medicine, the partner may be infected. During pregnancy, vaginal tablets should be used and they should be inserted without using the applicator. If the lips and adjacent areas are simultaneously infected, local treatment with the appropriate pharmaceutical form (vaginal cream) should also be performed in addition to intravaginal treatment (combined treatment). The sexual partner should also undergo local treatment if symptoms such as itching, inflammation, etc. are present. Indicated for use in adults and children aged 12 years and over.
Hypersensitivity to the active substance(s) or to any of the excipients.
If in doubt or if symptoms persist, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
In accordance with current legislation, non-prescription medicines in Portugal can only be delivered to the municipalities of Maia, Gondomar, Matosinhos, Porto, Santo Tirso, Trofa, Valongo and Vila do Conde. This limitation does not apply to shipments to other Member States of the European Union.