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Candid Mouth Paint 15ml

15ml Mouth Paint in Bottle
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Clotrimazole(1.0 %)
Therapeutic classification

Medical Description

Candid Mouth Paint 15ml consists of clotrimazole, which is an antifungal medicine.

Uses of Candid Mouth Paint 15ml

  • Oropharyngeal candidiasis, which is an infection of the mouth and throat caused by Candida albicans.

Contraindications of Candid Mouth Paint 15ml

The primary contraindication of using Candid Mouth Paint 15ml is the person being allergic to its constituent, clotrimazole.

Side effects of Candid Mouth Paint 15ml

  • Feeling sick and vomiting.
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, mainly, swelling, discomfort and trouble breathing.

Precautions and Warnings of Candid Mouth Paint 15ml


Can I take Candid Mouth Paint 15ml during pregnancy?
A consultation from the doctor is necessary before consumption during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Candid Mouth Paint 15ml while breastfeeding?
Clotrimazole has been found to be secreted with breast milk and is advised against while breastfeeding. It can be prescribed in extreme cases under the supervision of a doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed Candid Mouth Paint 15ml?
There are no side effects or complications in a person's driving abilities during the application of the medicine.


Can I consume alcohol with Candid Mouth Paint 15ml?
Clotrimazole has no side effects if consumed with alcohol.

Mode of Action of Candid Mouth Paint 15ml

Candid Mouth Paint 15ml consists of clotrimazole, which acts by altering the permeability of the fungi cell wall, binding and destroying the phospholipids in the cell membrane, and therefore, killing the fungi.
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Directions for Use of Candid Mouth Paint 15ml

Candid Mouth Paint 15ml is meant for oral use only.

Interactions of Candid Mouth Paint 15ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Drugs like Aripiprazole, Loxapine, Quetiapine, Pimozide, Ziprasidone, Olanzapine, Amisulpride, Clozapine and Haloperidol can have an adverse effect when coupled with clotrimazole.
  • Medications for HIV are also likely to result in worsening signs with Candid Mouth Paint 15ml
  • Anti-rejection medications consumed on course with vaginal clotrimazole can result in higher levels of tacrolimus or sirolimus in the bloodstream, therefore, a consultation is required before coupling the medications.
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Interactions with food items

No interactions are found with the consumption of eatables.

Other general Interactions

Clotrimazole is advised against in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and diabetes.

Storage and disposal of Candid Mouth Paint 15ml

The medicine is advised to be kept in a dry place, away from direct sunlight or heat and from children.

Dosage of Candid Mouth Paint 15ml


  • An overdose of clotrimazole can result in rashes or irritation to the applied area.
  • Oral intake can result in vomiting or dizziness.
A missed dosage is to be administered as soon as possible but is to be avoided if the next scheduled dosage is fast approaching to avoid heightened side effects.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is Candid Mouth Paint 15ml used for?

A: This medicine is an antifungal medication widely used in oral fungal conditions.

Q: What are the side effects of Candid Mouth Paint 15ml?

A: Rashes, burning, nausea and vomiting are some of the side effects of Candid Mouth Paint 15ml.

Q: What is the onset time of Candid Mouth Paint 15ml?

A: The effect of the medicine starts to show in a few days.

Q: Is Candid Mouth Paint 15ml addictive?

A: No, clotrimazole is a non-habit-forming drug.

Q: What is the advised dosage of Candid Mouth Paint 15ml?

A: The dosage or amount of paint to be applied varies with the condition, a prescription and dosage is set after the consultation with a doctor.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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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