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Candid Ear Drops
Candid Ear Drops
Candid Ear Drops
Candid Ear Drops

Candid Ear Drops

10ml Ear Drop in Bottle
MRP 93.50
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Medical Description

Candid Ear Drops are used for the treatment of fungal infections in the ear. It also helps relieve pain that occurs due to the infection. These Ear Drops contain clotrimazole and lidocaine as active components. It is an antifungal and anaesthetic medicine respectively. \

Candid drops are specifically designed to treat ears problem. It should be used exactly as recommended by your doctor. Do not contaminate the dropping tip by touching the floor. Use Candid ear drops within the 4 weeks of opening.

Before using the Candid Ear Drops, please discuss with your doctor if you have any other ear conditions. You should not use Candid Drop for a prolonged duration or more than the prescribed duration.


Product Summary

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ContainsClotrimazole(1.0 %W/V) + Lidocaine / Lignocaine(2.0 %W/V)
UsesEar fungal infection
Side effectsIrritation, itching or burning sensation in the ear, difficulty in swallowing
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Candid Ear Drops is indicated for the treatment of fungal infections that affect the ears (otomycosis). It also gives relief in pain associated with infection in the ears.

Contraindications of CANDID EAR DROPS

If you are allergic to clotrimazole, lidocaine or any other ingredients of the Candid Ear Drops.

Side effects of CANDID EAR DROPS

  • Irritation, itching or burning sensation in the ear
  • Nausea
  • Difficulty in swallowing and breathing
  • Local allergic reaction like itching, swelling on the face

Precautions and Warnings of CANDID EAR DROPS



Can I use Candid Ear Drops during pregnancy?
Use of Candid Ear Drops during pregnancy is not recommended as there is limited information about the effects on pregnant women. Please consult a doctor before starting any medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Candid Ear Drops while breastfeeding?
Candid Ear drops is not recommended while breastfeeding as it is unknown if its components pass into breast milk. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine.


Can I drive if I have consumed Candid Ear Drops?
There is limited information about the effects of Candid Ear Drops on driving, but since it is meant for local application on the ear, it may not affect the hearing ability. Therefore, if you experience temporary disturbance in hearing do not drive.


Can I consume alcohol with Candid Ear Drops?
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Candid Ear Drops. However, you should avoid consuming alcohol as it can worsen the infection and delay healing.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any kind of medical condition like blood disorder, sensitivity to light, any other eye disorder, etc.
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition after using it for a week.
  • Do not use this medicine for any condition other than prescribed by your doctor.

Directions for Use of CANDID EAR DROPS

  • Put 2-3 drops in either ear twice or thrice a day and continue its use as per the duration prescribed by your physician.
  • Apply the medication externally.
  • Do not swallow or put in areas not intended for use.

Storage and disposal of CANDID EAR DROPS

  • Store the Candid ear drops in the original packaging at a temperature not exceeding 25°C.
  • You need to use this within 4 weeks from first opening it.
  • Do not use these drops if you notice the contents are of a different colour in any way or if any particles are present.


  • Candid ear drops are used to treat fungal infections and inflammation of the ear. This medicine has clotrimazole and lidocaine as its main component. It helps reduce the growth of fungus and pain caus...
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  • This medicine should not be used for treating any other condition unless specified by the doctor.
  • It is meant for otic application and should not be swallowed. Do not use more than the recommended amount of this medicine or do not use it for longer periods of time than directed. Wash your hands be...
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  • Before starting Festive Dee, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding.
  • Tell your doctor if you are using any other topical medicine for the ear and also, about all other medicines that you are using, and your complete medical history.
  • If you experience any effects like burning, itching, or irritation, of the ear, or if the condition does not improve after using this medicine, talk to your doctor.



As Candid Ear drops is meant for application in the ear, the cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

Apply the drops as per the Candid Ear Drops dosage prescribed by the physician. You can take the skipped dose when you recollect it. Do not overuse this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Mode of Action of CANDID EAR DROPS

How Does It Work?

  • Clotrimazole is an antifungal agent and stops fungal growth by altering the permeability of their cell wall.
  • Lidocaine is a local anaesthetic agent that works by blocking the pain sensations temporarily and offers pain relief.
  • Collectively all these medicines work more effectively by reducing the infection and pain of the ear.

Interactions of CANDID EAR DROPS

Interactions with other medicines

  • Candid Ear Drops is meant for local application in the ear and thus is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied medicine on the ...
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  • Discuss with your doctor if you are already on another topical medicine.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How should I use Candid Ear Drops?

  • Lean on your side with the affected ear up.
  • Tilt the head towards one side and place drops in the ear canal.
  • Press the container gently to avoid excess spillage.
  • Use only the desired quantities and do not pour extra drops.
  • Keep head tilted for 2-3 minutes to let the drops soak in the ear.
  • You should wash your hands properly before and after the use of this medicine.

Q: What additional care should I take while using Candid Ear Drops?

  • Avoid rubbing the infected area and keep it clean.
  • Wash your hands before applying them to the ears.
  • Avoid placing the tip of the dropper or nozzle to the infected ear to prevent the transfer of germs.

Q: How many drops of Candid Ear Drops I should use?

A: The usual dose is 3 or 4 drops. However, it can vary among individuals depending on the underlying condition. In the case of children, 2-3 drops are suggested due to the smaller capacity of the ear canal. Therefore it is recommended to use it as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: How long I can use Candid ear drops?

A: You should use Candid ear drops for the prescribed duration. Do not stop using it even if you feel better midway. Neither uses it for more than the prescribed duration.

Q: What is the dose of Candid ear drops?

A: The usual dose is 2 or 3 drops. It varies among individuals depending on the underlying condition. Use it as prescribed by the doctor.

Q: Is Candid Ear Drops safe for babies?

A: No, you must not use these ear drops for babies without consulting a paediatrician.

Q: Is Candid ear drops antibiotic?

A: Yes, Candid ear drops is an otic antibiotic medicine that is used for the treatment of fungal infections in the ear and also helps relieve pain that occurs due to the infection.

Q: What is the composition of Candid ear drop?

A: The composition of Candid ear drop includes clotrimazole and lidocaine as active components that belong to antifungal and anaesthetics medicine respectively.
Last Updated on: 28 April 2023 | 4:29 PM (IST)

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