Treating Thrush

Treating thrush can be much easier than talking about it. A range of treatment options are available to best suit your individual needs and help you get rid of thrush.

Thrush treatments are available over the counter in pharmacies, following consultation with a pharmacist. During this short consultation, the pharmacist will ask you a few questions. This is standard procedure and is to ensure they give you the right treatment.

These questions include:

  • Are you under 18 or over 60 years of age?
  • Have you ever had thrush before?
  • Are you pregnant or breastfeeding?
  • What are your symptoms?

Click here to learn more about Canesten Vaginal pH Self Test. Canesten Vaginal pH Self Test helps you to diagnose common vaginal infections such as thrush in the comfort of your home, quickly giving you results that are over 90% accurate2. It’s an innovative solution that will help put you back in control of your intimate health and give you the ability to request the treatment you need if you are suffering from thrush or consult with a doctor.

Oral Treatments

An oral only treatment provides an effective, single-dose ‘hands-off’ approach to treat the infection. Oral treatments contain fluconazole which is not suitable during pregnancy or whilst breastfeeding.


Canesoral Oral Capsule

A convenient solution for the treatment of vaginal thrush. Contains a single dose oral capsule to treat the source of the infection.

 

Canesoral Duo

A convenient solution for the treatment and relief of vaginal thrush. Contains a single dose oral capsule to treat the source of infection plus a cream to immediately soothe the external symptoms.

Cream Treatments

Creams need to be applied internally into the vagina with an easy to use applicator. Even though an external itch is very common, you must not apply Canesten cream solely to your external skin as the infection is inside the vagina.

The internal cream option may be preferred by women who also have vaginal dryness. Based on consumer preference, some creams are a single application while others are inserted over several days to treat thrush.


Canesten® Once Cream

A simple solution for the treatment of vaginal thrush. Contains a single dose internal cream to treat the source of the infection.

Canesten® 3 Day Cream

A three-day treatment routine for vaginal thrush, suitable for women who experience vaginal dryness or wish to treat for multiple days. Contains three doses of internal cream to treat the source of the infection.

Canesten® 6 Day Cream

A six-day treatment routine for vaginal thrush, suitable for women who experience vaginal dryness or wish to treat for multiple days. Contains six doses of internal cream to treat the source of the infection.

Pessary Treatments

A pessary is a soluble medication inserted into the vagina using a special applicator to treat the source of the infection.


Canesten® Once Pessary

A simple solution for the treatment of vaginal thrush. Contains a single dose internal pessary to treat the source of the infection.

Canesten® 6 Day Pessary

A six-day routine for the treatment of vaginal thrush, suitable for women who are pregnant (if a doctor has advised) or wish to treat for multiple days. Contains six internal pessaries to treat the source of the infection.

Canesten® Once Pessary + Cream

A combined solution for the treatment and relief of vaginal thrush. Contains a single dose internal pessary to treat the source of the infection plus a cream to immediately soothe the external symptoms.

Canesten Vaginal pH Self Test: Always read the label. Follow the directions for use. Canesten Thrush Treatment: Ask your pharmacist – they must decide if this product is right for you. This is a guide on which Canesten Thrush Treatment is best for you. For medical advice or diagnosis see your doctor.
1 Reference: 1. Sobel. JD. Lancet 2007; 369: 1961-71.
2 Nyirjesy, Paul, et al. "The performance of an innovative self-sampling test for vaginitis-Selfcare Journal”. SelfCare 2017;8(3):1-11. Study funded by Common Sense, Caesarea, Israel.

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L.AU.MKTG.05.2017.00569 Last Updated Date: August 11, 2017

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