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Candiclo 1% Cream 15gm

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15g Cream in Tube
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Medical Description

Candiclo Cream 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 ...
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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 Candiclo 1 %

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

Contraindications of Candiclo 1 %

If you are allergic to clotrimazole or any of the components of Candiclo Cream.

Side effects of Candiclo 1 %

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

Precautions and Warnings of Candiclo 1 %

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

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

Alcohol

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

Other General Warnings

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

Mode of Action of Candiclo 1 %

How Does It Work?

Candiclo Cream 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. ...
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Directions for Use of Candiclo 1 %

  • Use Candiclo Cream 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 Candiclo 1 %

Interactions with other medicines

Since Candiclo Cream 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 Candiclo ...
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Storage and disposal of Candiclo 1 %

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

Dosage of Candiclo 1 %

Overdose

  • As Candiclo Cream 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 applie...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Candiclo Cream, 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 Candiclo Cream's side effects?

A: Candiclo Cream 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 Candiclo Cream be prescribed for children and infants?

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

Q: Should one use the Candiclo Cream 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 Candiclo Cream as soon as I see my symptoms subsiding?

A: No, you should not stop using Candiclo Cream 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 Candiclo Cream?

A: Do not use this Cream 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 Candiclo Cream?

A: Candiclo Cream composition includes clotrimazole.

Q: Is there any substitute for Candiclo Cream?

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

Q: For how many days should I use Candiclo Cream?

A: Your doctor will decide the duration of the application for Candiclo Cream. Do not stop applying It on your own. If there is no improvement in your infection, consult with your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
CANDICLO
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
18/08/2022
Last Updated on: 22 Apr 2022 | 11:04 AM (IST)
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