Why use Canstat as an antifungal medication?
Canstat is a strong antifungal corticosteroid. It effectively prevents the growth of fungus that causes the infection. The active medication can kill the fungi and yeast. This stops the fungi from producing essential substance needed for them to survive.
Canstat is available here at only $1.69 per one tube of .1% (15 gm.). It’s cheaper than the brand names available in the market that usually cost $9.99.
How does Canstat cream work?
Canstat cream contains Clotrimazole as an active ingredient. Clotrimazole can kill the fungi and yeast by interfering with their cell membrane. Canstat can stop the fungi from producing ergosterol needed by the cell membrane for their survival. Once the cell membrane is disrupted, unwanted substances from outside the cell get in. As a result, the content of the cell leaks out eventually kills the bacteria.
How to use Canstat cream?
Use Canstat cream as prescribed by your doctor. Before using the cream, clean the affected area with soap and water. Apply only a thin layer on the affected area twice a day, preferably in the morning and in the evening for 3 to 4 weeks. This product is for topical use only. Do not take this product orally. After applying the cream, do not cover the area with a bandage or a dressing.
What are the side effects of Canstat cream?
Common side effects of Canstat cream are:
- Flaking of the skin
- A pimple like bumps
Serious side effects are:
- Severe allergic reaction
- Severe rash
- Breathing difficulty
- Trouble breathing
Warnings and Precautions
Here are a few things that you need to consider when using this product:
- Do not take Canstat cream by mouth.
- Avoid covering the affected area once the cream is applied.
- Avoid wearing tight-fitting clothes. If you are using this product for jock itch, wear socks, sandals or shoes that allow proper air circulation.
- If your symptoms will not go away, stop using the product and consult your doctor right away.