Canesten Hydrocortisone cream: triple-action formula treats sweat rash and athlete’s foot. Anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal.
Canesten Hydrocortisone uses;
Canesten Hydrocortisone cream is an effective treatment for sweat rash (candidal intertrigo) and also athlete’s foot when accompanied by inflammation and itching.
Canesten Hydrocortisone Athlete’s Foot 1% w/w Cream – This is the only treatment you can buy formulated with a combination of clotrimazole and hydrocortisone acetate. The active anti-fungal ingredient clotrimazole effectively treats your athlete’s foot infection, while hydrocortisone acetate treats the inflammation
Canesten Hydrocortisone Cream, or HC cream, is a treatment for athlete’s foot and fungal sweat rashes. It targets the fungi and bacteria that cause the infection while working to soothe inflammation and relieve swelling and itching. If you’re suffering from a fungal skin infection and need fast and effective treatment, Canesten HC Cream can help.
Fungal infections are very common and affect many people.
Two of the most common fungal skin infections include athlete’s foot and sweat rash.
There are two main types of fungal infection:
• The tinea group, also known as dermatophytes.
• The candida group, also known as yeasts.
The tinea group includes athlete’s foot which is easily spread by contact. The fungus that causes athlete’s foot usually lives harmlessly on our skin and in our environment.
The natural balance that normally keeps it under control can be upset by factors such as damp moist conditions.
This could happen, for example, through regularly wearing training shoes that keep the feet hot and sweaty. Since this fungus is contagious, it can also often be picked up in changing rooms. The main symptom is an itchy, scaly and irritating rash.
Athlete’s foot (tinea pedis) is a fungal infection that affects the skin on your feet. This foot fungus thrives in warm and moist environments and commonly occurs in people whose feet have become very sweaty while confined within tightfitting shoes or trainers. Athlete’s foot is highly contagious and is often spread in public changing rooms, showers and swimming pools. An athlete’s foot infection usually occurs between your toes, but it can also affect the soles and sides of your feet.
You might have athlete’s foot if you notice:
Athlete’s foot is very common and up to 7 in 10 people may suffer from it at some point in their lives. It got its name because it affects people whose feet tend to be damp and sweaty, which is often the case with athletes. However, anyone can get this infection. You are more likely to get it if:
The candida group can be responsible for conditions such as sweat rash. Sweat rash can appear anywhere on the body, but is more likely to occur where folds of skin rub against each other, such as: under the breasts, under arms, around the groin and on the back. Candida is a yeast-like fungus that usually lives harmlessly on our skin. However, the natural balance that normally keeps it under control can be upset by factors such as sweating, tight or synthetic clothing and cosmetic preparations such as bath additives.
When levels of the yeast increase, the skin can develop the following symptoms: persistent burning and itching, soreness and a variety of patches or blemishes as well as a softened and soggy appearance
There are different causes of nappy rash, including allergic skin reactions or irritation. If your baby’s nappy rash is caused by a fungal skin infection, then you can use Canesten HC Cream to treat the area and make your baby more comfortable. However, you should speak to your doctor or pharmacist before using this product on your child, so you can be sure that this is the best and safest possible treatment for them.
Anyone who is pregnant or breastfeeding should not use Canesten Hydrocortisone Cream without speaking to a doctor or Dock Pharmacy pharmacist.
You can buy Canesten Hydrocortisone Cream at Dock Pharmacy Essex UK, UK Online Pharmacy.
Canesten Hydrocortisone Cream is available to buy over the counter. You do not need a prescription to buy Canesten Hydrocortisone Cream but you might be asked some questions about your medical health when you add it to your basket.
The price of Canesten Hydrocortisone Cream is £4.99
How To Use
Apply Canesten Hydrocortisone Cream in a thin and even layer to the affected areas twice a day. Rub in gently. You will only need around 1cm of cream per application. If you are using Canesten HC cream on your foot, make sure to wash and dry the foot thoroughly before applying, especially between the toes.
Like all medications, Canesten Hydrocortisone Cream can have side effects, although not everyone will experience them. If you experience any of the following symptoms while using this product, you may be experiencing a severe allergic reaction and should stop use and seek medical help immediately:
Other side effects you may experience include:
You should not use this product for more than 7 days unless specifically advised to do so by your doctor. If you use this treatment for more than 2 weeks you may experience the following side effects:
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
HOW TO STORE CANESTEN®
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
This product should be stored in the original carton.
Do not store above 25°C.
Do not use Canesten Hydrocortisone after the expiry date which
is stated at one end of the carton and on the end of the tube of
cream. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or
household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of
medicines no longer required. These measures will help to
protect the environment.
Active Ingredients: Clotrimazole 1% and Hydrocortisone 1%.
Also contains: Benzyl alcohol, cetostearyl alcohol, triceteareth-4-phosphate, medium chain triglycerides and purified water. (See the enclosed leaflet for further information.)
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