Canesten Duopak

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    Canesten Duopak

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  • Active Ingredients:

    Clotrimazole

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    Supply through pharmacy only

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Updated on 18 January 2019 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Change to Section 1 - what the product is
  • Change to section 2 - excipient warnings
  • Change to section 5 - how to store or dispose
  • Change to section 6 - what the product contains

Updated on 3 May 2017 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • New PIL for new product

Updated on 3 May 2017 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 6 - manufacturer
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Updated on 24 July 2015 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Improved electronic presentation

Updated on 9 April 2015 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Change to date of revision
  • Addition of information on reporting a side effect.

Updated on 9 April 2015 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • New SmPC for new product

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Updated on 9 April 2015 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • Change to Section 4.8 – Undesirable effects - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

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4.8.      Undesirable effects

 

 

Reporting of suspected adverse reactions

Reporting suspected adverse reactions after authorisation of the medicinal product is important. It allows continued monitoring of the benefit/risk balance of the medicinal product. Healthcare professionals are asked to report any suspected adverse reactions via HPRA Pharmacovigilance, Earlsfort Terrace, IRL - Dublin 2; Tel: +353 1 6764971; Fax: +353 1 6762517. Website: www.hpra.ie; E-mail: medsafety@hpra.ie.

 

 

10.       DATE OF REVISION OF THE TEXT

 

May 2014March 2015

Updated on 10 June 2014 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

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5.1              Pharmacodynamic properties

 

            Pharmacotherapeutic group: Gynaecological antiinfectives and antiseptics – imidazole derivatives. Antifungals for topical use – imidazole and triazole derivatives.

            ATC Code: D01A CF01 G01AF02

 

 

10.       DATE OF (PARTIAL) REVISION OF THE TEXT

 

            February May 2014

 

Updated on 29 April 2014 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Change to side-effects
  • Change to drug interactions
  • Change to information about pregnancy or lactation
  • Change to date of revision

Updated on 26 February 2014 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 4.6 - Pregnancy and lactation
  • Change to section 4.7 - Effects on ability to drive and use machines
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 5.3 - Preclinical safety data
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

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- Clarity on some usage instructions are included in section 4.2.
- Section 4.3 contraindication is reworded.
- Section 4.5 is updated with interaction information with sirolimus.
- Additional information on fertility, pregnancy  and lactation isinlcudced in section 4.6.
- Section 4.7 is reworded in line with appropriate template.
- Adverse reactions vaginal haemorrhage and erythema are added to section 4.8.
- Section 5.1 includes the pharmcotherapeutic group and ATC code. Additionally, it provides update to the microorganisms that clotrimazole acts on.
- Section 5.3 is reworded.
- Section 10 updated with the new approval date.

Updated on 13 November 2013 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Change to date of revision
  • Improved electronic presentation

Updated on 12 May 2011 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Change to date of revision
  • Change due to user-testing of patient information

Updated on 23 November 2010 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 6.6 - Special precautions for disposal and other handling

Legal category: Supply through pharmacy only

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Section 4.2

 

The following text was deleted:

 

‘A second treatment may be carried out if necessary.’

 

and the following text was added:

 

’…and children of 12 years of age and over:

 

If symptoms persist for more than 7 days the patient may have a medical condition that requires treatment by a doctor.

 

The treatment can be repeated if necessary, however, recurrent infections may

indicate an underlying medical cause, including diabetes or HIV infection.

Patient should seek medical advice if symptoms return within 2 months.

 

Do not use tampons, intravaginal douches, spermicides or other vaginal products

while using this product.

 

Avoidance of vaginal intercourse is recommended while using this product

because the infection could be transferred to your partner, and the effectiveness

and safety of latex products such as condoms and diaphragms may be reduced.

 

Children under 12 years of age:

 

To insert the pessary:

 

1.      Pull out plunger  until it stops. Place the pessary  into the applicator.

2.      Carefully insert the applicator containing the pessary as deeply as is comfortable into the vagina. This is best done with the patient  lying on her back with the knees bent up.

3.      Push plunger A until it stops, thereby depositing the pessary into the vagina.

4.      Withdraw the applicator and dispose of it hygienically.’

 

 

Section 4.4

 

The following text was deleted:

 

Patients should be advised to consult their physician if the symptoms have not been relieved within one week of using Canesten Pessary. Canesten Pessary can be used again if the candidal infection returns after 7 days. However, if the candidal infection recurs more than twice within six months, patients should be advised to consult their physician.

 

and the following text was added:

 

Canesten Pessaries should not be used if the patient has any of the following symptoms whereupon medical advice should be sought:

abnormal vaginal bleeding (vaginal haemorrhage)

fever (temperature of 38oC or above)

back pain.

associated shoulder pain.

 

Avoid contact with eyes and do not swallow.

 

Section 4.5

 

The following text was added:

Concomitant medication with vaginal clotrimazole and oral tacrolimus (FK-506 immunosuppressant) might lead to increased tacrolimus plasma levels. Patients should thus be thoroughly monitored for symptoms of tacromilus overdosage, if necessary by determination of the respective plasma levels.

 

Section 4.8

 

The entire section was revised to the following:

 

The listed adverse drug reactions are based on spontaneous reports, thus an organisation according to CIOMS III categories is not possible.

 

Immune system disorders

Allergic reaction (ME) with symptoms such as dyspnea (PT), hypotension (PT),

syncope (PT), and urticaria (ME),

                      

Reproductive system and breast disorders

Vulvovaginal discomfort (PT), edema (PT), burning (PT), genital peeling, irritation, pruritus (ME), pelvic pain (PT), rash (ME)

 

Gastrointestinal disorders

Abdominal pain (ME)

 

Section 5.1

 

The following text was updated to:

Under appropriate test conditions, the MIC values for these types of fungi are in the region of less than 0.062 – 8.0 mg/ml substrate.

 

Section 6.6:

 

The diagrams were deleted and the following statement was added:

 

Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your

pharmacist how dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will

help to protect the environment.

Updated on 11 June 2010 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Change to improve clarity and readability
  • Change to name of manufacturer

Updated on 4 September 2009 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Change to marketing authorisation holder

Updated on 31 August 2009 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text
  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 7 - Marketing authorisation holder
  • Change to section 8 - MA number

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Section 4.2: Diagrams have been removed and references to diagrams in the text have also been removed.

Section 7: MA holder is now Bayer Ltd

Section 8: MA number is now 1410/39/5

Updated on 24 July 2008 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 6.6 - Special precautions for disposal and other handling
  • Change to section 9 - Date of renewal of authorisation

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Section 2 Qualitative and quantitative composition, following added:

Excipients:  Cream contains 10% w/w cetostearyl alcohol.

For a full list of excipients, see 6.1.

 

Section 4.2 Posology and method of administration: 

Pictures and instructions for use previously in section 6.6 added here.

 

Section 6.6 Instructions for use/handling:

Pictures and instructions for use deleted and moved to section 4.2.

 

Section 9 Date of first authorisation / Renewal of Authorisation changed to:

Date of First Authorisation: 1 April 1977

Date of Last Renewal: 1 April 2007

Updated on 14 November 2006 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Change to date of revision

Updated on 19 January 2006 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.6 - Pregnancy and lactation
  • Change to section 4.9 - Overdose
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 5.2 - Pharmacokinetic properties
  • Change to section 6.2 - Incompatibilities
  • Change to section 6.4 - Special precautions for storage
  • Change to section 7 - Marketing authorisation holder

Legal category: Supply through pharmacy only

Updated on 3 September 2004 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • New PIL for medicines.ie

Updated on 13 August 2003 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 3 - Pharmaceutical form
  • Change to section 6.1 - List of excipients
  • Change to section 6.2 - Incompatibilities
  • Change to section 6.4 - Special precautions for storage
  • Change to section 6.5 - Nature and contents of container

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Updated on 27 May 2003 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for new product

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