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Candid B Lotion 30ml

30ml Lotion in Bottle

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Beclometasone(0.025 %) + Clotrimazole(1.0 %)
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Medical Description

Candid-B lotion is a combination medicine used topically for treating different types of skin infections caused due to fungus. It contains beclomethasone and clotrimazole as its active ingredients. Ca...
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Uses of Candid B Lotion 30ml

Candid-B lotion helps in treating various skin fungal infections.

Contraindications of Candid B Lotion 30ml

  • If you are allergic to any ingredients present in the Candid-B lotion.
  • As it is a combination of two different components, any condition which is contraindicated with any of these when taken alone should be considered contraindicated for this combination.

Side effects of Candid B Lotion 30ml

  • Dry skin
  • Burning, tingling or stinging sensation at the application site.

Precautions and Warnings of Candid B Lotion 30ml



Can I apply the Candid-B lotion during pregnancy?
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 this medicine, avoid using it on larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Breast Feeding

Can I apply the Candid-B lotion while breastfeeding?
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.


Can I drive if I have applied the Candid-B lotion?
Yes, you can drive or operate machinery. This medicine is used topically on the skin.


Can I apply the Candid-B lotion while consuming alcohol?
Though the Candid-B lotion is applied topically, it is recommended not to consume alcohol while using this lotion. Drinking alcohol may decrease healing. Consult your doctor before using this medicine if you have a habit of consuming alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to any ingredients present in the Candid-B lotion.
  • You have any kind of medical condition especially related to poor blood circulation or weak immune system.
  • You experience irritation or allergy after applying the Candid-B lotion.
  • You are using any other medications like antifungals, steroid medicines, supplements and herbal preparations. If you are unsure, consult your doctor before using the Candid-B lotion
  • You are using any other topical medications.

Mode of Action of Candid B Lotion 30ml

How Does It Work?

  • Beclomethasone helps in activating the substances that reduce itching, dryness, scaling, etc of the skin.
  • Clotrimazole helps in damaging the fungi's protective layer and inhibit the growth of fungi. As a result, fungi die.

Directions for Use of Candid B Lotion 30ml

  • Wash the affected area and also your hands and dry.
  • Puncture the plug before use. Take the required amount of lotion.
  • Apply a thin layer of lotion over the affected area and with a very gentle massage if needed.
  • If the affected area is your hands then do not wash your hands after the application.

Interactions of Candid B Lotion 30ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Candid-B lotion works or the Candid-B lotion itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines used at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines especially topical medicines like lotions, gels, creams, etc, you are currently using or might use to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Since the Candid-B lotion is applied over the skin on the affected area, it is less likely to have an interaction with any other forms of medicines like oral forms.

Storage and disposal of Candid B Lotion 30ml

  • Store the Candid-B lotion in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Candid B Lotion 30ml


Overdose of the Candid-B lotion is less likely to show up any unusual effects. However, if you notice any unusual signs and symptoms then seek immediate help from your doctor.

Missed a Dose

You should never miss your time applying this medicine to the affected area. If you have missed applying any dose of the Candid-B lotion, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for yo...
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Content Details


Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Do I need a prescription for Candid-B lotion?

A: Yes, the prescription is needed for the Candid-B lotion. It is not recommended to self medicate. Your doctor will assess your condition and accordingly, your doctor will suggest you the best treatment.

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

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

Q: For how long do I need to take the Candid-B lotion?

A: You need to continue using the Candid-B lotion for as long as the doctor has prescribed it. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop using it on your own, even if you feel better as incomplete treatment may result in treatment failure and the infection might reoccur.


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ContainsBeclometasone(0.025 %),Clotrimazole(1.0 %)
UsesSkin fungal infections
Side effectsDry skin, burning, tingling or burning sensation at application site
Last Updated on: 01 Sep 2021 | 04:58 PM (IST)
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