Canesten hydrocortisone cream, athlete’s foot

Do you have athlete’s foot? Canesten Hydrocortisone cream treats sweat rash and athletes foot, cased by fungal infection.The first active ingredient helps to destroy the bacteria that causes fungal infection. secondly a mild steroid reduces inflammation, redness and itching.

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What is Canesten Hydrocortisone cream used for?

Do you have athlete’s foot? Canesten Hydrocortisone cream treats sweat rash and athletes foot, cased by fungal infection.The first active ingredient helps to destroy the bacteria that causes fungal infection. secondly a mild steroid reduces inflammation, redness and itching.

What is athletes foot?

Athletes foot is a contagious fungal infection. The foot is the main area affected. However,it can also affect the hands. Additionally, the infection can spread to the toenails. Athletes foot is not serious but in can be difficult to cure. Use Canesten Hydrocortisone cream regularly to prevent re-infection.

Causes of athletes foot.

Tinea fungus is the cause of athletes foot.Direct contact with an infected person will pass on the condition. Also, contaminated surfaces can spread the fungus.

How to use.

Before use ,pierce the tube by inverting the cap over the end of the tube and press.Wash your feet and dry thoroughly, especially between the toes.

Apply the cream evenly to the affected areas, twice daily. 1 cm of cream per application should be enough. Do not cover the affected area.

Wash your hands after use and continue the treatment for no more than seven days.

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Side Effects

As with all medicines side effects can occur.

Immune system disorders: allergic reaction (syncope, hypotension, dyspnea, urticaria).

Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders: blisters, discomfort/pain, oedema, erythema, irritation, peeling/exfoliation, pruritus, rash, stinging/burning

After use on large areas (more than 10% of the body surface) and/or after long-term use (longer than 2-4 weeks) or use under occlusive dressings, local skin alterations such as skin atrophy, teleangiectasias, hypertrichosis, striations, hypopigmentation, secondary infection and acneiform symptoms may occur.

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