Canesten Powder 100gm

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    Canesten Powder 100gm Information

    Canesten Powder 100gm is a prescription drug, available for use as Powder. Fungal Infections, Candidal Infection, Thrush are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Canesten Powder 100gm have also been mentioned below.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Canesten Powder 100gm. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    Some other side effects of Canesten Powder 100gm have been listed ahead. Normally, these side effects of Canesten Powder 100gm are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    In addition, Canesten Powder 100gm's effect is Safe during pregnancy and Safe for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Canesten Powder 100gm has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Canesten Powder 100gm related warnings section.

    The section on Canesten Powder 100gm contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Drug interactions for Canesten Powder 100gm have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to the above precautions for Canesten Powder 100gm, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



    Canesten Powder 100gm Benefits & Uses

    Canesten Powder 100gm is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Canesten Powder 100gm Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Fungal Infections
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
    • Dosage Form: Powder
    • Dosage Route: Topical
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 4 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Fungal Infections
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
    • Dosage Form: Powder
    • Dosage Route: Topical
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 4 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Fungal Infections
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
    • Dosage Form: Powder
    • Dosage Route: Topical
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 4 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Fungal Infections
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
    • Dosage Form: Powder
    • Dosage Route: Topical
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 4 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Canesten Powder 100gm Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Canesten Powder 100gm safe for pregnant women?


      Pregnant women can take Canesten without worrying about any side effects.

      Safe
    • Is the use of Canesten Powder 100gm safe during breastfeeding?


      Canesten is safe for breastfeeding women.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Canesten Powder 100gm on the Kidneys?


      There are no side effects of Canesten on the kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Canesten Powder 100gm on the Liver?


      Canesten is completely safe for the liver.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Canesten Powder 100gm on the Heart?


      Canesten is not harmful for the heart.

      Safe


    Canesten Powder 100gm Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Canesten Powder 100gm unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Canesten Powder 100gm

    • Is this Canesten Powder 100gm habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Canesten Powder 100gm.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Canesten Powder 100gm will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but take Canesten Powder 100gm only as per medical advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Canesten Powder 100gm cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

      No

    Canesten Powder 100gm Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Canesten Powder 100gm


      Taking Canesten Powder 100gm with food does not harm your health.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Canesten Powder 100gm


      Taking Canesten Powder 100gm with alcohol has not been seen to have harmful effects. However, please be careful if you do so.

      Safe


    Frequently asked Questions about Canesten Powder 100gm

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can Canesten cream be used for hemorrhoids ?

    Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

    No, ideally Canesten can't be used for hemorrhoid condition because it is not an antifungal infection. Please consult a dermatologist for the better medication options.

    Question over 5 years ago

    Can I discontinue Canesten on my own or without doctors advice?

    Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Discontinuation of Canesten on your own can cause unwanted side effects such as itching, redness, and blistering. You are recommended to always consult a dermatologist before discontinuing this medicine.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Is Canesten good for ringworm ?

    Dr. Rajeev Kumar Ranjan MBBS , Pulmonology

    Yes, Canesten is effectively used in the ringworm. Please consult a dermatologist before using this medicine.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can Canesten be used for acne ?

    Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

    No, ideally Canesten can't be used on the acne (pimples) because it is not an antifungal infection. Please consult a dermatologist for the better medication options.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Canesten thin the skin ?

    Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

    No, Canesten does not make the skin thinner. No known case has been found regarding skin thinning with Canesten.



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    References

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 174-177

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 763,792

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