Treating Ringworm

Fortunately, ringworm in humans can be both easy to diagnose and treat. Here are some options for relieving the itch and treating the underlying fungal infection.

Dual Action

For ringworm that’s itchy and inflamed try a combined approach of an anti-inflammatory and antifungal cream.


Canesten Plus Clotrimazole & Hydrocortisone Cream 15g

Canesten Plus Clotrimazole & Hydrocortisone Cream is a combined anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory treatment for ringworm to attack the cause of the infection and soothe the associated itch, inflammation, pain and redness. This cream should be applied twice a day for no more than 7 days, followed on with an anti-fungal treatment for 2 weeks such as Canesten Clotrimazole Anti-fungal Cream.

Canesten Extra Clotrimazole & Hydrocortisone Cream 30g

Canesten Extra Clotrimazole & Hydrocortisone Cream is a combined anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory treatment for ringworm to attack the cause of the infection and soothe the associated itch, inflammation, pain and redness. This cream should be applied twice a day for no more than 7 days, followed on with an anti-fungal treatment for 2 weeks such as Canesten Clotrimazole Anti-fungal Cream.

Twice-a-day Treatment

cream treats a range of fungal infections like ringworm, so you don’t have to worry about what type of fungal infection you have.


CanestenClotrimazole Anti-Fungal Cream 20g

A broad spectrum anti-fungal cream for the treatment of ringworm. Apply 2-3 times a day until symptoms disappear. Continue use for a further 2 weeks to avoid recurrence.

CanestenClotrimazole Anti-Fungal Cream 50g

A broad spectrum anti-fungal cream for the treatment of ringworm. Apply 2-3 times a day until symptoms disappear. Continue use for a further 2 weeks to avoid recurrence.

Once-a-day Treatment

A convenient once-a-day treatment so you don’t have to worry about reapplying through the day.


Canesten Once Daily Bifonazole Body Cream 30g

CanestenBifonazole cream is a convenient broad spectrum anti-fungal which only needs to be applied once a day.Treatment should be continued for a further 2 weeks after symptoms clear to avoid recurrence.

Liquid Treatment

Liquid treatments are most effective in hairy areas where creams would be inconvenient.


Canesten Clotrimazole Topical Anti-fungal Solution 20ml

CanestenClotrimazole Topical Anti-fungal is a liquid treatmentfor Ringworm. Apply 2-3 times a day to the affected area until symptoms disappear. Continue use for a further 2 weeks to avoid recurrence.

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

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