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Antifungal pessaries

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Antifungal Pessaries Canestan, Gyno-travogen, Zalain, Candid Adult

Antifungal pessaries - Handling

How should I handle Antifungal pessaries safely?

Antifungal pessaries - Storage

How should I store Antifungal pessaries ?

Keep away from children;#Keep in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight;#

​Discard this medication within a year after opening unless stated otherwise by the manufacturer

How should I dispose of Antifungal pessaries safely?

​Pack this medication into a black trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing into the rubbish chute or bin.

Antifungal pessaries - Additional Information

​Signs that you may require further medical attention include:

  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding
  • Vaginal discharge which is either green, yellow, or with a fishy smell
  • Have symptoms which differ from previous vaginal thrush infections
  • Have had 4 or more cases of vaginal thrush within the last year
  • Symptoms reappear after 2 months
  • Previously had a sexually transmitted infection
  • Have a weakened immune system
  • Continue to have symptoms 3 days after your last dose of the medication

If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.

  • Tags: Antifungal Pessaries
  • Updated on Friday, February 28, 2020
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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