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Candid B Tube Of 15gm Cream

By GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS
15g Cream in Tube
241.58*
MRP 257.00
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Candid B Tube Of 15gm Cream Description

Candid B Cream is an anti-fungal medicine. It is used to treat skin infections that are caused due to fungi such as ringworm, fungal infections between the toes, etc. Candid B is a combination medici

ne containing beclomethasone and clotrimazole. This Cream is meant only for external application and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹241.58
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ContainsBeclometasone(0.025 %) + Clotrimazole(1.0 %)
UsesFungal skin infections
Side effectsApplication site reactions
TherapyTOPICAL ANTI-FUNGAL AND STEROID
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uses

Uses of Candid B Tube Of 15gm Cream

Candid B Cream is used to treat fungal skin infections.
contraindications

Contraindications of Candid B Tube Of 15gm Cream

  • If you are allergic to beclomethasone, clotrimazole or any of the ingredients of Candid B Cream.
  • If you have a history of any other corticosteroids or imidazoles.
sideEffects

Side effects of Candid B Tube Of 15gm Cream

Application site reactions
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Candid B Tube Of 15gm Cream

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Candid B Cream during pregnancy?
A:
Candid B Cream should be used during pregnancy, only if prescribed by your doctor. If prescribed, avoid using in larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Candid B Cream while breastfeeding?
A:
Candid B Cream should be used while breastfeeding only when prescribed by the doctor. It should not be applied to the breast or areas near the breast of the breastfeeding mother, as there can be chances of ingestion of this by a breastfed infant. Avoid using it on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period.
driving

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Candid B Cream?
A:
There is no direct interaction between alcohol and Candid B Cream. However, avoid consuming alcohol as it can worsen the infection and delay healing.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop any skin reactions or allergic reactions after applying Candid B Cream, inform your doctor immediately.
  • You are using this medicine for over two weeks, as prolonged use of this medicine can cause symptoms like fever, shaking, chills, headache, diarrhoea, depression, low blood pressure, etc.
  • Do not use this Cream on any condition other than prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not apply this medicine for a prolonged duration on a larger skin area or more than the prescribed duration.
  • Candid B Cream is not recommended for use in children.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Candid B Tube Of 15gm Cream

How Does It Work?

  • Beclomethasone is a steroid that acts by blocking the synthesis of natural substances, i.e. prostaglandins, which is responsible for itching, swelling and redness.
  • Clotrimazole works by inhibiting the formation of a fungal cell wall component, which leads to altered permeability and growth of fungus, causing infection.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Candid B Tube Of 15gm Cream

  • Candid B Cream should be used as directed by your doctor.
  • It is meant for external use only.
  • Clean and dry the affected area well.
  • Apply the Cream on healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this Cream unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this Cream, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.
interactions

Interactions of Candid B Tube Of 15gm Cream

Interactions with other medicines

  • As Candid B Cream is meant for external use, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other hea...
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  • Medicines like mifepristone, adesleukin, ritonavir should be used with caution with this Cream.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Candid B Tube Of 15gm Cream

  • Store Candid B Cream in a cool and dry place.
  • Do not freeze it.
  • Keep it out of reach and sight of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Candid B Tube Of 15gm Cream

Overdose

As Candid B 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 appl...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed the application of Candid B Cream, then apply it as soon as possible. Do not over-apply this medicine to compensate for the missed application.

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: How does Candid B Cream work?

A: Candid B Cream works by blocking the synthesis of natural substances i.e. prostaglandins (which is responsible for itching, swelling, redness) and also inhibits the growth of fungus, which is responsible for infections.

Q: Can Candid B Cream be used for ringworm infection?

A: Yes, Candid B Cream can be used to treat ringworm infection. But it should only be used after consulting a doctor. Do not self-medicate.
Product Details
Brand
CANDID
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/09/2023
Last Updated on: 05 May 2022 | 11:22 PM (IST)
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