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Candid 1% Cream 30gm
Candid 1% Cream 30gm
Candid 1% Cream 30gm
Candid 1% Cream 30gm
Candid 1% Cream 30gm
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Candid 1% Cream 30gm

By GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS
30g Cream in Tube
91.59*
97.44
6% OFF
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Clotrimazole(1.0 %)
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Therapeutic classification
Topical Anti-fungal

Medical Description

Candid 1% Cream 30gm is an externally applied preparation (medicine) on skin that is used to treat fungal infections. The generic name of Candid 1% Cream 30gm is Clotrimazole.

Uses of Candid 1% Cream 30gm

Candid 1% Cream 30gm uses are for treating sweat rash, diaper rash. Doctors also prescribe Candid 1% Cream 30gm for ringworm infections on skin and athletes foot (affecting feet).

Contraindications of Candid 1% Cream 30gm

Allergy to clotrimazole or any ingredients of Candid 1% Cream 30gm

Side effects of Candid 1% Cream 30gm

Candid 1% Cream 30gm side effects include redness, itching, blisters, rashes, burning sensation on applied area or skin irritation.

Precautions and Warnings of Candid 1% Cream 30gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Candid 1% Cream 30gm during pregnancy?
A:
Candid 1% Cream 30gm is found to be safe in pregnancy due to external usage. It is still advised to only use after asking your doctor

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Candid 1% Cream 30gm while breastfeeding?
A:
The external application of this medicinal cream has an unlikely effect on breastfeeding; therefore, it can be used by lactating mothers after doctor's consultation.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Candid 1% Cream 30gm?
A:
Yes, you can drive after applying the medicinal cream.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Candid 1% Cream 30gm?
A:
No interaction is available for this medicinal cream with alcohol

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Inform your doctor if you have HIV/AIDS (this medicine is not effective with this condition), diabetes mellitus, increase in blood sugar levels liver diseases and medicines you are presently taking including supplements, vitamins or herbals.
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Mode of Action of Candid 1% Cream 30gm

How Does It Work?

Candid 1% Cream 30gm kills the fungal cells by affecting/changing the formation of cell membrane (an inner cover) and penetrating ability of the outer cover of cell. Thus, the components inside the cell are deteriorated and results in their further elimination.
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Directions for Use of Candid 1% Cream 30gm

The medicinal cream is meant to be used externally. Apply the cream on the dried and affected skin. Read the instructions given on the pack carefully before using.

Interactions of Candid 1% Cream 30gm

Interactions with other medicines

No interaction is available for Candid 1% Cream 30gm and other medicines.

Interactions with food items

No interaction is available for Candid 1% Cream 30gm and food.

Other general Interactions

No interaction is available for Candid 1% Cream 30gm and other conditions.

Storage and disposal of Candid 1% Cream 30gm

Store the {{name} in cool and dry places and outside the reach of children. Never use the expired tube containing Candid 1% Cream 30gm. Throw away such preparation at the earliest with proper disposal method advised from the pharmacist.
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Dosage of Candid 1% Cream 30gm

Overdose

There is no reported interaction available on the overdose of this medicinal cream. However, if accidently ingested, it has resulted in dizziness and nausea. So, the oral intake of this cream is strictly not recommended.
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Missed a Dose

Apply missed dose of Candid 1% Cream 30gm when you recall it. Never double the application as a compensation for the missed usage.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the composition of Candid 1% Cream 30gm ?

A: Candid 1% Cream 30gm composition includes 1% of clotrimazole.

Q: What are the available dosage forms in market?

A: Lozenges (dissolves in mouth), powder, tablets, lotions, ointment and vaginal pessaries (inserted into vagina).

Q: Do I need a prescription to buy Candid 1% Cream 30gm?

A: Yes, you can buy Candid 1% Cream 30gm without a prescription.

Q: Special precautions that need to be taken while using Candid 1% Cream 30gm ?

A: Oral intake by mouth and exposure (direct contact) with eyes of this medicinal cream is to be strictly avoided.
Last Updated on: 19 Sep 2020 | 05:30 AM (IST)
Disclaimer
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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