Thrush can be a painful condition. It is caused by an excessive amount of Candida albicans (yeast) located in the genital area. Canesten Thrush Combi is a complete treatment for vaginal thrush. It does so by treating both the external symptoms and the internal condition. Clotrimazole is the active ingredient used in Canesten Thrush combi to effectively aid the treatment of vaginal thrush.\n\n\n\nHow to use Canesten Thrush Combi Pessary & External Cream? This Canesten product contains a full course of treatment that will treat the causes of vaginal thrush. The pack contains a single pessary for internal use and a tube of double strength cream to ease the external thrush symptoms. Clean hands before use. You should insert the pessary as high as possible into the vagina. The provided applicator will help you with this. It may be best to insert before bed and it is advised to wear underwear when doing so. The double-strength cream should be applied in a thin layer with clean hands to the affected area. This can be applied between 2-3 times a day for effective use. Use cream until the symptoms of thrush withdraw.\n\n\n\nWhen to visit your doctor? Medical professionals advise contacting your doctor if the condition does not improve after seven days of use. You should also consult your doctor if you have had more than two thrush infections within the last six months.\n\n\n\nProduct Warning: You should only use this product if you have been diagnosed by your doctor with vaginal thrush. Please consult your doctor before use if you are trying for a baby or are currently pregnant as medicines can affect an unborn baby. Your doctor may recommend for you to use the internal pessary without the use of the applicator. It is always advised to adhere to the guidance of your doctor. It is advised to not use items such as tampons, spermicides or other vaginal products while using this product. This thrush cream may reduce the effectiveness of rubber condoms and therefore we advise you use alternative contraceptive methods while using Canesten Combi. Avoid vaginal intercourse while using this product as thrush could be passed to your partner. Please see packaging for further product warnings. You must be over 18 to purchase this product. Always read the label carefully before use.