Active ingredients: Clotrimazole
Canesten 100mg Pessary.
For excipients, see 6.1
Clotrimazole acts against fungi by inhibiting ergosterol synthesis. Inhibition of ergosterol synthesis leads to structural and functional impairment of the fungal cytoplasmic membrane. Clotrimazole has a broad antimycotic spectrum of action in vitro and in vivo, which includes dermatophytes, yeasts, moulds, etc.
Calcium lactate pentahydrate
Silica, colloidal anhydrous
Six pessaries are packed in a blister pack (foil 25µm PA + 45µm Al soft + 60µm PVC) sealed with aluminium backing foil (foil 20µm Al hard + 7g/m² HSL sealable to PVC/PVDC). An applicator is also provided.
The pessaries and applicator are enclosed in a cardboard carton.
Trading as: Bayer plc, Consumer Care Division
Date of first authorisation: 18 August 1988
Date of last renewal of authorisation: 17 February 1999