Canstat is an antifungal medication. It is used in the treatment of fungal skin infections. It kills the fungi that cause skin infections and thus treat... View More
Uses of Canstat
Side effects of Canstat
How to use Canstat
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and ... View More
How Canstat works
Canstat is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane.
What if you forget to take Canstat?
If you miss a dose of Canstat, please consult your doctor.
Fungal infections, Oropharyngeal candidiasis, Intestinal candidiasis, Vaginal candidiasis
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Oral candidiasis Adult: As oral susp or drop : 100,000-600,000 U (1-6 ml drop) into the mouth 4 times daily. Keep in contact w/ affected area as ... View More
As oral susp or drop Infants: PO: 2 mL/dose, children 4–6 mL/dose, to coat oral mucosa q6h As tab Child: PO: 3–6 tabs/day tid For prophylaxis ... View More
Mode of Action
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Immunocompromised patients. Childn. Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling May damage latex contraceptives (vag). Lactation: Not known if excre... View More
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, GI upset, oral irritation and sensitisation. Rarely, rash, urticaria, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, tachycardia, bronchospasm, ... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: C, ROUTE(S) : Mouth/Throat / PO Pregnancy Category: A, ROUTE(S) : Vaginal
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