Candid Mouth Paint 20ml
By GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS
20ml Mouth Paint in Bottle
Candid Mouth Paint 20ml is an antifungal medicine used to treat yeast infections of the oral cavity.
Uses of Candid Mouth Paint 20ml
Candid Mouth Paint 20ml uses include the treatment of oropharyngeal candiasis (A kind of fungal Infection in mouth and throat) Treatment of fungal infection in the ear.
Contraindications of Candid Mouth Paint 20ml
Do not use Candid Mouth Paint 20ml composition, if you are allergic to it.
Side effects of Candid Mouth Paint 20ml
Candid Mouth Paint 20ml side effects include allergic reactions such as swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of lips, face, throat or tongue.
Precautions and Warnings of Candid Mouth Paint 20ml
Can I use the medicine during pregnancy?
Yes, but after consulting your doctor.
Can I use the medicine while breastfeeding?
It is unlikely to affect the breastfed infant, but consult your doctor.
Can I drive if I have used Candid Mouth Paint 20ml?
It is safe to drive when using the medicine.
Can I consume alcohol with Candid Mouth Paint 20ml?
There is no interaction reported with alcohol. However, use of alcohol while on treatment with the medicine may trigger side effects.
Mode of Action of Candid Mouth Paint 20ml
Candid Mouth Paint 20ml kills fungal cells by altering the permeability of the cell wall. It binds to phospholipids in the cell membrane and inhibits the biosynthesis of ergosterol and other sterols required for the production of cell membrane. This results in the death of cells via loss of intracellular elements.
Directions for Use of Candid Mouth Paint 20ml
Candid Mouth Paint 20ml is used for application in the mouth. Please consult your doctor for directions of use.
Interactions of Candid Mouth Paint 20ml
Interactions with other medicines
- No significant interactions or Candid Mouth Paint 20ml for symptoms reported with local application.
- The oral medicine shows interactions with many other antifungals, steroids, antidiabetic and asthma medicines (like salbutamol).
- Inform your doctor if you are on tacrolimus/sirolimus.
Interactions with food items
There are no food interactions for local applications.
Other general Interactions
There are no known interactions between other medical conditions and this medicine.
Storage and disposal of Candid Mouth Paint 20ml
Store the medicine at room temperature. Keep it away from excess heat and moisture.
Dosage of Candid Mouth Paint 20ml
There is limited information available about overdose of this medicine
If you miss an application, use it as soon as you remember. It is advisable to not miss Candid Mouth Paint 20ml dosage as it can lead to failure of the treatment.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Are there any precautions to be taken before starting the use of clotrimazole?
A: Before taking this drug, you should tell your doctor if you have liver disease, diabetes mellitus, alcoholism, or AIDs. Do not swallow the cream or lotion and avoid contact with eyes.
Q: What should I know regarding storage of medication?
A: Store the medicine at room temperature. Keep it away from excess heat and moisture.
Q: In what all various forms this medicine is available?
A: This medicine is available in form of topical cream, spray, vaginal pessary, eye drops and lozenges.
Q: How does the medicine work?
A: Candid Mouth Paint 20ml kills fungal cells by altering the permeability of the cell wall. It binds to phospholipids in the cell membrane and inhibits the biosynthesis of ergosterol and other sterols required for the production of cell membrane. This results in the death of cells via loss of intracellular elements. In its oral for, it works by combining with the mucosa, that is the inner surface of the lips and cheeks, and it is slowly released into the saliva. The fungal cell membranes are destroyed, thereby killing the fungi.
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- electronic Medicines Compendium. Canesten 100 mg Pessary (Clotrimazole).
- electronic Medicines Compendium. Canesten Antifungal Cream (Clotrimazole 1% w/w).
- AIDSinfo. Clotrimazole.
- DrugBank. Clotrimazole.
- Medicines for Children. Clotrimazole for fungal infections.
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Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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