Manufacturer: Bayer NZ Ltd manufactures Canesten Topical Cream.


The uses of Canesten Topical Cream include:
Canesten topical cream and topical solution are indicated for the topical treatment of the following dermal infections:

1. Tinea pedis (athlete's foot), tinea cruris (jock itch) and tinea

corporis (ringworm of the trunk and limbs) due to

Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes,

Epidermophyton floccosum and Microsporum canis.

2. Candidiasis due to Candida albicans including cutaneous

candidiasis, onychia (infection of the nail or nail bed),

paronychia (infection of the nail fold), external genital

candidiasis, candida balanitis (Candida in the male genital

area), nappy rash.

3. Pityriasis versicolor due to Malassezia furfur.

4. Erythrasma (a chronic skin infection due to the bacterium

Corynebacterium minutissimum).