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Candid Cream 50gm
Candid Cream 50gm

Candid Cream 50gm

By GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS
50g Cream in Tube
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MRP 152.88
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Clotrimazole(1.0 %)
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Therapeutic classification
Topical Anti-fungal

Medical Description

Candid Cream 50gm is an antifungal medicine used to treat yeast infections of the skin, vagina, ear and ring worm infections.

Uses of Candid Cream 50gm

Use Candid Cream 50gm for skin fungal infection such as ringworm, athlete's foot, fungal nappy rash and fungal sweat rash

Contraindications of Candid Cream 50gm

Do not use Candid Cream 50gm if you are allergic to its components

Side effects of Candid Cream 50gm

  • Skin Rashes
  • Blistering of skin
  • Peeling of skin
  • Redness of skin (Erythema)
  • Itching, burning, stinging of skin at the site of application
  • Pain or burning sensation
  • Allergic reaction with Candid Cream 50gm may be unlikely

Precautions and Warnings of Candid Cream 50gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Candid Cream 50gm during pregnancy?
A:
It is probably safe to be used in pregnancy. You may use it after consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Candid Cream 50gm while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unlikely to affect breastfed infants. It can be used with breastfeeding if prescribed by doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Candid Cream 50gm?
A:
It is safe to drive while using Candid Cream 50gm

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while using Candid Cream 50gm?
A:
No interaction with alcohol reported.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Avoid Candid Cream 50gm if there is known allergic reaction to Candid Cream 50gm
  • Tell to your doctor before taking Candid Cream 50gm if you have-
  • liver disease, diabetes mellitus or AIDS
  • Do not swallow the cream and avoid contact with eyes. Both purposeful and accidental application of this medicine into the eyes should be avoided.

Mode of Action of Candid Cream 50gm

How Does It Work?

Candid Cream 50gm 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. This leads to cell death via loss of intracellular elements.
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Directions for Use of Candid Cream 50gm

Use once or twice daily. Talk to your doctor for appropriate dosage. Ensure the area is cleaned and dried before application. Clean your hands with soap and water before and after application. The dosage and length of treatment depend on the type of infection to be treated. This drug is for external use only.
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Interactions of Candid Cream 50gm

Interactions with other medicines

Amphotericin

Interactions with food items

There are no food interactions for local application

Other general Interactions

The safety and efficacy of this medicine are not clinically established for patients with HIV and AIDS.

Storage and disposal of Candid Cream 50gm

Store it at room temperature. Keep away from direct sunlight. Keep away from pets and children.

Dosage of Candid Cream 50gm

Overdose

In case a suspected overdose consult a doctor and visit an emergency room immediately.

Missed a Dose

Follow your doctor's advice on dosage. If you miss a dose, take it when you remember, but do not compensate for a missed dose with double dosage.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Are there any precautions to be taken before starting Candid Cream 50gm?

A: Tell your doctor of your current list of medications, allergies, pre-existing diseases and current health conditions. Take as directed by your doctor. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition continues beyond the course. Do not take this cream by mouth. Do not use this medication on open wounds, irritated, or sun-burned skin without informing your doctor.

Q: What are Candid Cream 50gm's side effects?

A: Candid Cream 50gm 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 Candid Cream 50gm be prescribed for children and infants?

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

Q: Should one use the Candid Cream 50gm more frequently if the condition is severe?

A: The doctor will inform you how many times the cream needs to be used in the course of a day. The patient must not exceed this limit.

Q: Should I stop Candid Cream 50gm as soon as I see my symptoms subsiding?

A: No, you should not stop using Candid Cream 50gm 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 the cream might to be less effective against the infection-causing agents.

Q: Does Candid Cream 50gm affect kidney function?

A: Inform your doctor before using the medicine.
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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