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Candid B Cream 20gm
Candid B Cream 20gm
Candid B Cream 20gm
Candid B Cream 20gm
Candid B Cream 20gm

Candid B Cream 20gm

By GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS
20g Cream in Tube
123.25*
MRP 145.00
15% OFF
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Candid B Cream 20gm Description

Candid-B cream is a prescription medicine that is used to treat fungal infections in the toes, inner thighs, private parts, arms and legs. It is also useful to treat the skin infections like ringworm

and athlete's foot. Candid-B cream contains a combination of two medicines - beclomethasone and clotrimazole. It is meant for external use only. This medicine should be used as per the medical prescription, as directed by the doctor and for the exact duration, it is prescribed.

modeOfAction

Product Summary

Offer Price₹123.25
You Save₹21.75 (15% on MRP)
ContainsBeclometasone(0.025 %) + Clotrimazole(1.0 %)
UsesSkin fungal infection
Side effectsItching, skin irritation, allergic reactions, dryness
TherapyTOPICAL ANTI-FUNGAL AND STEROID
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Check more medicines with composition as Beclometasone(0.025 %) + Clotrimazole(1.0 %)
uses

Uses of Candid B Cream 20gm

  • Candid-B cream is used to treat skin infections like ringworm, athlete's foot.
  • It is also useful in treating a fungal infection in the toes, inner thighs, private parts, arms and legs.
contraindications

Contraindications of Candid B Cream 20gm

  • As Candid-B cream contains beclomethasone and clotrimazole, any condition which is contraindicated with any of these when taken alone should be considered contraindicated for this combination.
  • If you are allergic to Beclomethasone or Clotrimazole or any of the ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have a history of any other corticosteroids or imidazoles.
sideEffects

Side effects of Candid B Cream 20gm

  • Itching
  • Skin irritation
  • Allergic reactions
  • Dryness, infection on the scalp
  • Increased hair growth
  • Acne
  • Change in skin colour, stretch marks due to skin thinning
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Candid B Cream 20gm

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Candid-B cream during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine is to be applied on topical surfaces and the quantities which might get absorbed from the skin are too little and chances of any effect in pregnancy are rare. Still, this medicine should be used only under medical supervision, as components of this medicine are known to be unsafe during pregnancy. In case you are prescribed with this medicine, avoid using on larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Candid-B cream while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information available on the use of this medicine in a breastfeeding woman. However, caution should be exercised while using this medicine and avoid using it on the breast or areas near the breast or any large area of the body for a prolonged duration.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Candid-B cream?
A:
Candid-B cream is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Candid-B cream?
A:
No information is available on interactions of this medicine when taken with alcohol. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for further information.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience irritation or allergy after applying Candid-B cream.
  • 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.
  • Candid-B cream is not recommended for use in children.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Candid B Cream 20gm

How Does It Work?

This medicine acts by blocking the synthesis of natural substance i.e. prostaglandins (which is responsible for itching, swelling, redness) and also inhibits the growth of fungus, which is responsible...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Candid B Cream 20gm

  • Use Candid-B cream as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Shake it well before use.
  • It is meant for external use only.
  • Clean and dry the area to be treated and apply it on a healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds. It should be used with occlusive dressings.
  • 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 Cream 20gm

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since Candid-B cream is to be used externally on the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for trea...
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  • Medicines like Mifepristone, Adesleukin, Ritonavir should be used with caution.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Candid B Cream 20gm

  • 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 Cream 20gm

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. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long can I use candid cream?

A: You need to continue using Candid-B cream for as long as the doctor has prescribed it. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop using it midway on your own. It may take a few days to weeks.

Q: What is Candid-B cream used for?

A: Candid-B cream is used to treat skin infections like ringworm, athlete's foot and also fungal infection in the toes, inner thighs, private parts, arms and legs.

Q: Can I use cosmetic products in the affected area?

A: Try not to use any cosmetic product while using this cream as it might irritate the skin. It might also affect the activity of the medication.

Q: Can I self medicate with Candid-B cream?

A: Do not use Candid-B cream if your condition is not diagnosed by a doctor. As it is useful in the treatment of fungal infections. Avoid self-medication.

Q: How many times can I apply Candid cream?

A: The dose and frequency of applying this cream will be decided by the doctor depending upon the severity of the skin condition. Do not apply more than recommended.

Q: How long does it take for Candid B cream to work?

A: Candid B cream starts showing its effect soon after applying it. As it is a topical antibiotic medicine, the complete effect towards the infection could be seen after a few days. Hence, it is advised to keep using it regularly as advised by the doctor even if you feel improvement in symptoms. This will help in killing all the harmful bacteria and prevent reoccurring skin infections.

Q: What are the side effects of Candid cream?

A: Change in skin colour, stretch marks due to skin thinning, irritation, itching are a few common side effects that can be seen during the treatment. These side effects are usually mild and go away with time. Although not everyone gets them

Q: Can Candid B cream apply to the vagina?

A: Candid B is prescribed to treat the skin problem that you showed to your doctor. Do not use it on private parts, unless told by the doctor. It is usually meant for external application only and should be used exactly as advised by your doctor.

Q: Can I use Candid b cream for diaper rash?

A: Candid-B cream is used to treat fungal infections in the toes, inner thighs and skin infections like ringworm and athlete's foot. You must consult a doctor before using it for diaper rash in babies.

Q: Is Candid b cream good for ringworm?

A: Yes, Candid b cream is effective in ringworm. However, you must consult a doctor about the dose and frequency of applying it to the affected skin. It is advised not to use it more often, and do not use it for a longer time than your doctor ordered.

Q: Is Candid B cream safe during pregnancy?

A: This medicine is to be applied on topical surfaces and the quantities which might get absorbed from the skin are too little and chances of any effect in pregnancy are rare. Still, this medicine should be used only under medical supervision, as components of this medicine are known to be unsafe during pregnancy. In case you are prescribed with this medicine, avoid using on larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Q: Can Candid b cream be used on face?

A: Candid B cream should be used on face only if prescribed by the doctor. Your face is an area where the skin is very delicate and thin. Therefore, you should always consult your doctor before using it directly on your face.

Q: Does Candid B cream contain steroids?

A: Yes, candid B cream contains Beclomethasone, as one of its active ingredients which belong to the steroid class of medicine.
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2022 | 07:31 AM (IST)
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