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Candex B Lotion 15ml

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Candex B Lotion 15ml Description

Candex B lotion is a medication with a combination of an antifungal and steroid. Treating various skin infections caused due to fungus is the main use of Candex B lotion. Some of the fungal skin infec...
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ContainsBeclometasone(0.025 %),Clotrimazole(1.0 %)
Usesfungal infections like tinea corporis (ringworm), tinea cruris (jock itch), tinea pedis (athlete's foot), tinea versicolor, yeast infections of the skin
Side effectsburning sensation, itching, irritation, redness, swelling, flakiness, dryness
ClassificationTOPICAL ANTI-FUNGAL AND STEROID
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Uses of Candex B Lotion 15ml

  • As per CDSCO, the Candex B lotion 15 ml is used to treat fungal infections caused by
  • tinea corporis (ringworm; causes a red scaly rash on various parts of the body)
  • tinea cruris (jock itch; infection of the skin in the groin and/or buttocks)
  • tinea pedis (athlete's foot; infection of the skin on the feet and between the toes).
  • tinea versicolor (infection of the skin that causes brown or light coloured spots on the chest, back, arms, legs, or neck)
  • yeast infections of the skin

Contraindications of Candex B Lotion 15ml

  • If you have a known hypersensitive reaction to Beclomethasone, Clotrimazole, or any other components of this lotion.
  • If you are currently pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before using Candex B lotion.
  • If you are using Candex B lotion on a child without asking your doctor.
  • If you notice having blurred vision or other visual disturbances after accidentally applying this lotion closer to the eyes, immediately wash your eyes and if it is getting worse, see a doctor.
  • If you have a ruptured eardrum and use this inside the ear.
  • If you have broken skin or any open wound on the site of application.
  • If you want to cover up the treated area with a cloth or a bandage without consulting your doctor.

Side effects of Candex B Lotion 15ml

  • The following side effects can occur at the site of application:
  • Mild irritation
  • Itching of the skin
  • Dry skin
  • Skin redness
  • Burning sensation
  • Blurred vision

Precautions and Warnings of Candex B Lotion 15ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Candex B 15 ml lotion during pregnancy?
A:
There are no studies conducted to establish the safety levels of Candex B lotion on a pregnant woman and an unborn child. Information regarding the use of Candex B lotion during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Candex B 15 ml lotion while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited data present on how Candex B lotion affects breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor before starting this lotion. However, if nursing mothers apply it to their breasts for treatment, it is advised to wash the affected area thoroughly before nursing the infant.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Candex B lotion 15 ml?
A:
Candex B lotion has no influence on the ability to drive or use heavy machinery if it is used at the advised doses

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Candex B lotion 15 ml?
A:
There is no data available on the effects of alcohol with topical Candex B lotion. It is always better not to consume excess alcohol during any treatment.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have applied Candex B lotion directly to the eye. Repeated direct exposure to excess amounts of this medicine in the eyes may lead to glaucoma or cataract.
  • You experience blurred vision or other vision disturbances.
  • You experience any redness or swelling of the skin around the mouth and small, pus-filled bumps on the face after applying the Candex B lotion.
  • You are around the fire, smoke or have a large area of burns on the skin. This lotion can increase the risk of severe burns.

Mode of Action of Candex B Lotion 15ml

How Does It Work?

Candex B lotion 15 ml is a combination of two medications: Beclomethasone and Clotrimazole, to treat fungal skin infections. Beclomethasone is a steroidal medication. It works by blocking the produc...
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Directions for Use of Candex B Lotion 15ml

  • Apply the Candex B lotion 15 ml exactly in recommended dose and duration.
  • You can use Candex B lotion 15 ml with or without eating food.
  • Do not use more than the recommended amount of this lotion at one time without informing the doctor, as this can lead to an overdose.
  • Apply this lotion on clean and dry skin after washing your hands.
  • Check the expiration date before using Candex B lotion.
  • Consult your doctor if you have to give it to a child younger than 12 years of age, so either different medication specific to them can be given, or the dose is adjusted.
  • Close the lid of the tube immediately after use.

Interactions of Candex B Lotion 15ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Studies have suggested that this lotion may damage latex contraceptives, which can happen if this medicine is being used in the groin area. Consequently, the effectiveness of such contraceptives may b...
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  • If you are using different topical or oral antifungal lotions such as econazole, ketoconazole, miconazole, tioconazole, terbinafine, and amorolfine, inform your doctor. The antifungal in Candex B loti...
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  • Try to avoid using various topical skin products that can sensitise the skin and cause excess irritation, such as harsh soaps, hair removers, or waxes, etc., while using Candex B lotion. They can caus...
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  • While using Candex B lotion, do not use skin products that contain alcohol, spices, astringents, or lime in them.
  • Avoid using other topical medications on the same areas you treat with Candex B lotion topical unless the doctor tells you to.
  • If you are using some ayurvedic or herbal products for the treatment of skin infections, inform the doctor as they may interfere with the functioning of Candex B lotion.

Interactions with food items

  • Candex B lotion 15 ml does not have any known serious food interactions. You can use this medicine before or after consuming food.

Storage and disposal of Candex B Lotion 15ml

Store the Candex B lotion in a neat and dry place at room temperature. Do not expose Candex B lotion to direct sunlight, humidity, or wetness. Close the lid immediately after use. Keep this lotion awa...
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Dosage of Candex B Lotion 15ml

Overdose

An overdose of Candex B lotion can occur if it is being used repeatedly many times or a lot of lotion is used at one time. It can lead to excess skin issues such as dryness, flakiness, itching, rednes...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Candex B lotion, you can take it when you remember it. But, skip the missed dose if it's already time for the next one. Do not apply too much at once, as this can lead to ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Candex B lotion 15 ml safe if I use it regularly?

A: Yes, Candex B lotion is generally a very safe medication. Most people do not show any side effects; even if they do, these side effects can be very mild and usually resolve themselves. They rarely need any medical intervention.

Q: What should I do if the Candex B lotion 15 ml gets in my eyes? And, how long should I use Candex B lotion?

A: Try to avoid direct contact of Candex B lotion with the nose, mouth or eyes. In case the lotion comes in contact with these areas, rinse them with water thoroughly. You should use this lotion for as long as your doctor has recommended it. Even after a few weeks, if the condition has worsened, consult your doctor.

Q: Can I use Candex B lotion 15 ml with other skin lotions?

A: Do not use other skin lotions at the site of the infection unless your doctor advises it. Sometimes other lotions used on the skin can interfere with the Candex B lotion or cause irritation of the skin depending on its ingredients.
Product Details
Brand
CANDEX B
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
28/09/2022

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