|i)||Use only if you have already had a vaginal yeast infection diagnosed by a medical practitioner and you have the same symptoms now, otherwise consult your doctor. These symptoms include itching and burning of the vagina and sometimes a white discharge.|
|ii)||If there is no improvement in 3 days or if symptoms have not disappeared within 7 days, then consult a medical practitioner as not all vaginal infections are caused by yeasts.|
|iii)||Consult a medical practitioner if you have abdominal pain, fever or a foul-smelling vaginal discharge before or during use of this medication.|
|iv)||If symptoms recur within 2 months, consult a medical practitioner.|
|v)||If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are nursing, do not use this medication except on the advice of a medical practitioner.|
|vi)||Do not use in girls under 12 years of age, except on the advice of a medical practitioner.|
|vii)||If skin rash or new irritation occurs, discontinue use.|
|viii)||Direct contact with Canesten Vaginal Cream may reduce the effectiveness and safety of latex products such as condoms and diaphragms. The effect is temporary and occurs only during treatment.|
|CANESTEN Vaginal Cream:||Tube of 35 g with 6 vaginal applicators.|
|Tube of 50 g with 6 vaginal applicators.|
|ZIMBABWE: PID 81/14.17/1395|
|DIRECTIONS FOR USING THE APPLICATOR:|
1. Wash your hands thoroughly.
2. Pull out plunger of disposable applicator until it stops.
3. Open tube. Attach disposable applicator to tube, hold it firmly pressed against tube and fill it by squeezing tube carefully.
4. Detach applicator from the tube, insert as deeply as possible into the vagina (best achieved when lying on your back) and empty by pressing the plunger.
5. Remove applicator and dispose of it.
Each applicator is for use once only.
The surplus cream in the 35 g or 50 g tube of CANESTEN Vaginal Cream may be used to treat any inflammation of the vulva (outer vaginal area) and nearby areas. The cream should be applied thinly and rubbed in gently 2-3 times a day.
Follow your doctor's instructions.
NB In case of hypersensitivity to cetostearyl alcohol, CANESTEN Vaginal Tablets should be used for the treatment.