- Clobetasol–Fusidic Acid
- Halobetasol Propionate
- Halobetasol Propionate–Fusidic Acid
- Heparin–Benzyl Nicotinate
- Ketoconazole–Zinc Pyrithione
- Octinoxate–Avobenzone–Oxybenzone–Zinc Oxide
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Canesten* used for?
Generic for Canesten* (Clotrimazole) is an antifungal medication used to treat yeast (fungal) infections of the mouth, vagina, and skin such as body ringworm, jock itch, and athlete’s foot. This drug comes in cream/gel form to be applied onto the skin and in vaginal tablet form to be inserted into the vagina. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Canesten*?
The dosage of Generic for Canesten* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Apply Generic for Canesten* sparingly onto the affected area. Wash your hands after applying the medication.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Canesten*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to use Generic for Canesten* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Canesten*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Canesten*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Canesten*?
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Canesten*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Canesten* can interact with other vaginal products.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Canesten*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Canesten* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Canesten* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Canesten* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Canesten* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Canesten* can cause side effects such as itching, redness, swelling, skin irritation, nausea, vomiting, lightheadedness, headache, stomach upset, and breast tenderness. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Canesten*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Canesten*?
Is it possible for me to use Generic for Canesten* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use Generic for Canesten*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Canesten*?
How will Generic for Canesten* work in my body?
How should Generic for Canesten* be used?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Canesten* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Canesten* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.