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Candex Lotion 15ml

By KARLIN PHARMACEUTICALS AND EXPORTS PVT LTD
15ml Lotion in Bottle
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MRP 48.00
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Medical Description

Candex Lotion is a topical antifungal medicine used to treat fungal infections of the skin, vagina, ear and ringworm infections. It contains clotrimazole as its main ingredient. It is meant only for e...
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Product Summary

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ContainsClotrimazole(1.0 %)
UsesFungal skin infections
Side effectsSkin Rashes, blistering of skin, irritation at application site
ClassificationTOPICAL ANTI-FUNGAL
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Uses of Candex 1 %

Candex Lotion is used for the treatment of fungal skin infections such as ringworm, athlete's foot, fungal nappy rash and fungal sweat rash.

Contraindications of Candex 1 %

If you are allergic to clotrimazole or any of the components of Candex Lotion.

Side effects of Candex 1 %

Candex Lotion can sometimes cause application site reactions like skin irritation, rashes, redness, itching or blisters.

Precautions and Warnings of Candex 1 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Candex Lotion during pregnancy?
A:
You may use Candex Lotion after consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Candex Lotion while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unlikely to affect breastfed infants. Candex Lotion can be used while breastfeeding if prescribed by doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Candex Lotion?
A:
Candex Lotion is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while using Candex Lotion?
A:
No interaction of Candex Lotion with alcohol is reported.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from any skin conditions.
  • Avoid Candex Lotion if there is a known allergic reaction to any of its componets.
  • Tell to your doctor before using this Lotion if you have- liver disease, diabetes mellitus or AIDS.
  • Do not swallow the Lotion and avoid contact with your eyes.
  • Both purposeful and accidental application of this medicine into the eyes should be avoided.

Mode of Action of Candex 1 %

How Does It Work?

Candex Lotion kills fungal cells by altering the permeability of their cell wall. It binds to phospholipids in the cell membrane and inhibits certain processes required for cell membrane production. T...
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Directions for Use of Candex 1 %

  • Use Candex Lotion as directed by your doctor.
  • It is meant for external use only.
  • The dosage and length of treatment depend on the type of infection to be treated.
  • Ensure the area is cleaned and dried before application.
  • Apply it on the healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.

Interactions of Candex 1 %

Interactions with other medicines

Since Candex Lotion is to be applied to the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, it is not advisable to use any other cream or ointment at the affected site if Candex Lot...
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Storage and disposal of Candex 1 %

  • Store Candex Lotion at room temperature, keep away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep away from pets and children.

Dosage of Candex 1 %

Overdose

  • As Candex Lotion is meant for external application cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have applied...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Candex Lotion, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are Candex Lotion's side effects?

A: Candex Lotion side effects are itching, irritation, burning at site of application, blistering & rash. Talk to your doctor immediately if you experience any of them.

Q: Can Candex Lotion be prescribed for children and infants?

A: Speak to your doctor before using it for children.

Q: Should one use the Candex Lotion more frequently if the condition is severe?

A: The doctor will inform you how many times this medicine needs to be used in the course of a day. The patient must not exceed this limit.

Q: Should I stop Candex Lotion as soon as I see my symptoms subsiding?

A: No, you should not stop using Candex Lotion midway. Continue its application till the end of the course. If the course is stopped abruptly, the infection might return. Stopping the course midway may cause it to be less effective against the infection-causing agents.

Q: Can I self-medicate with Candex Lotion?

A: Do not use this Lotion if your condition is not diagnosed by a doctor, as it is useful in the treatment of fungal infections. Avoid self-medication.

Q: What is the composition of Candex Lotion?

A: Candex Lotion composition includes clotrimazole.

Q: Is there any substitute for Candex Lotion?

A: There are different brands having the same composition as Candex Lotion. However, it is advised to take the recommended brand only.

Q: For how many days should I use Candex Lotion?

A: Your doctor will decide the duration of the application for Candex Lotion. Do not stop applying It on your own. If there is no improvement in your infection, consult with your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
CANDEX
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
25/08/2022
Last Updated on: 13 May 2022 | 06:39 PM (IST)
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