Broad- Spectrum Antimycotic with Fungicidal Action.
For local application only.
Type/ Classification: Dermatologicals
Canesten has a reliable action on dermatophytes, yeasts and other fungi.
The confirmed indications for Canesten include:
- Dermatomycoses due to dermatophytes (e.g. Trichophyton species).
- Dermatomycoses due to yeasts (Candida species).
- Dermatomycoses due to moulds and other fungi.
- Skin diseases showing secondary infection with these fungi.
To the dermatomycoses above mentioned, for example: pityriasis versicolor, athlete's foot, ringworm, tinea pedis, tinea corporis, paronychias (associated with nail-mycoses), mycoses in skin folds, candida vulvitis, candida balanitis, erythrasma.