Canden® Vaginal cream
Broad-spectrum Antimycotic with Fungicidal Action for Vaginal use
  • Clotrimazole belongs to a group of medicines called azoles.
  • Clotrimazole is an antifungal agent which acts by inhibiting ergosterol synthesis. Inhibition of ergosterol synthesis leads to structural and functional impairment of the fungal cytoplasmic membrane.

 Each tube of Canden® vaginal cream contains:

  • Clotrimazole    2% 
  • Canden® vaginal cream is a complete treatment for vaginal thrush because it treats both the internal cause and external symptoms.

¤ Canden® vaginal cream is only used for patients who have been previously diagnosed as having vaginal thrush.

  • Hypersensetivity to clotrimazole.
  • During menstrual period as it may be less effective.
  • To treat nail and scalp infections.
  • Concomitant medication of vaginal clotrimazole and oral tacrolimus (immunosuppressant) might lead to increase tacrolimus plasma levels.
  • Canden® vaginal cream treatment may reduce the effectiveness and safety of latex products, such as condoms and diaphragms.
  • There is limited amount of data from the use of Canden® vaginal cream in pregnant women.
  • Available pharmacodynamic/toxicological data in animals have shown excretion of clotrimazole and its metabolites in milk.
  • Breastfeeding should be discontinued during treatment with Canden® vaginal cream.

-Allergic reaction which may include:

  • rash.
  • swallowing or breathing problems
  • swelling of lips, face, throat or tongue.
  • weakness, feeling dizzy or faint.
  • nausea.

- Itching, rash, swelling, redness, discomfort, burning, irritation, vaginal peeling or bleeding.
- Pain in the abdomen or pelvic area.

  • Canden® vaginal cream should be used for three consecutive nights.
  • Canden® vaginal cream should be inserted as high as possible into the vagina, preferably before going to sleep at night.
  • If the a dose was missed, it should be taken as soon as possible or in the next evening.
  • Avoidance of vaginal intercourse is recommended in case of vaginal infection and while using Canden® vaginal cream.

Directions for using the applicator:

  • Wash your hands thoroughly.
  • Pull out plunger of disposable applicator until it stops.
  • Open tube.
  • Attach disposable applicator to tube
  • hold it firmly, pressed against tube and fill it by squeezing tube carefully.
  • 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.
  • Remove applicator and dispose it of.
  • One aluminum tube contains 20 gram of Canden® vaginal cream.
  • Store Canden® vaginal cream at temperature below 25º C.