WHAT IS CLOTRIMAZOLE 500MG PESSARY?
Clotrimazole 500mg Pessary is a highly effective anti-fungal medication available as a tablet that can be inserted directly into the vagina for the treatment of thrush (yeast infection) caused by Candida Albicans. The branded version of this medication is called Canesten.
HOW EFFECTIVE IS CLOTRIMAZOLE 500MG PESSARY IN TREATING VAGINAL THRUSH?
Clotrimazole 500mg Pessary is a highly effective in treating symptoms of vaginal thrush such as vaginal discharge and burning, itching or soreness of the vagina and surrounding areas. Women will normally start to see an improvement in their symptoms within a few days of taking treatment and the infection normally completely resolves in a week or so.
If symptoms of thrush do not resolve within 7 days of taking treatment women should see their GP.
HOW DO YOU USE CLOTRIMAZOLE 500MG PESSARY TO TREAT VAGINAL THRUSH?
Clotrimazole 500mg Pessary is used as a single dose for the treatment of vaginal thrush. Therefore you only need to insert one pessary (vaginal tablet) into the vagina at night to treat the infection. Further information on how to insert the pessary can be found in the patient information leaflet (PIL).