Generic name: Clotrimazole
Packing: 20g 1%
Canesten (Clotrimazole) belongs to the class of medications called antifungals. It is used to treat various skin infections caused by fungus or yeast. Clotrimazole works by killing the overgrowth of yeast or fungus that causes the infection.
Clotrimazole can be used to treat tinea pedis (athlete’s foot), tinea cruris (jock itch), tinea corporis (ringworm), candidiasis (various yeast infections of the skin and mucous membranes), infected diaper rash, and tinea versicolor (patches of skin that are a different colour than the rest of the skin).