|Manufacturer:||Multichen (NZ) Ltd manufactures Clomazol.|
|Uses:||The uses of Clomazol include:|
Clomazol vaginal cream is used to treat a fungal infection in the vagina and vulval area (thrush).
This medicine belongs to a group of medicines called azole antifungals.
Clotrimazole reduces vaginal burning, itching, and discharge that may occur with this condition. This medication is an azole antifungal. It works by stopping the growth of yeast (fungus) that causes the infection.
What is vaginal thrush?
Candida albicans is a yeast fungus that can multiply rapidly and cause damage to the vagina when other micro-organisms aren't present in a normal balance.
Some situations which can increase susceptibility to thrush are:
#hormonal fluctuations (pregnancy, menstrual cycle, oral contraceptive pill, HRT)
#prolonged use of antibiotics or steroids
Thrush may cause the following symptoms:
a white odourless discharge from the vagina (like cottage cheese)
pain during intercourse
The symptoms below are not usually signs of thrush:
abnormal or irregular vaginal bleeding
blood stained discharge
vulva or vaginal sores, ulcers or blisters
lower abdominal pain
pain when passing urine
fever or chills
foul smelling and/or unusual coloured discharge