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Any pharmacists out there - question about Canesten

(3 Posts)
ButteredCrumpet Sat 22-Oct-11 18:07:06

I know the Canesten cream helpes to soothe/relieve thrush symptoms but can it actually cure it (as in clear it up) in the same way the pessaries do?

TIA

downpipe Sat 22-Oct-11 22:05:29

The cream has the same active ingredient in as the pessaries, just in a lower concentration, so it may clear it all up especially if you use the cream preparation that you apply intra-vaginally instead of topically.But generally the pessaries are more effective.

ButteredCrumpet Sun 23-Oct-11 16:46:02

Thank you Downpipe.

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