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Candid Total Plus Cream 20 Gm
Candid Total Plus Cream 20 Gm
Candid Total Plus Cream 20 Gm
Candid Total Plus Cream 20 Gm
Candid Total Plus Cream 20 Gm
Candid Total Plus Cream 20 Gm
Candid Total Plus Cream 20 Gm
Candid Total Plus Cream 20 Gm

Candid Total Plus Cream 20 Gm

By GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS
20g Cream in Tube
93.06*
MRP 99.00
6% OFF
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Candid Total Plus Cream 20 Gm Description

Candid Total Plus cream is used for the treatment of inflammation and swelling in the various skin conditions suspected to have bacterial or fungal or mixed skin infections. This cream helps in reduc

ng the symptoms like redness, swelling and itchiness. Candid Total Plus cream contains a combination of clobetasol, neomycin and miconazole as their active components. Clobetasol is a steroid and has anti-inflammatory properties, neomycin is an antibacterial agent and miconazole is an antifungal agent. Candid Total Plus cream should only be used externally and must not be used for any other skin conditions without consulting your doctor.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹93.06
You Save₹5.94 (6% on MRP)
ContainsClobetasol(0.05 %) + Miconazole(2.0 %) + Neomycin(0.5 %)
UsesSkin infections
Side effectsBurning, irritation, itching, allergy, thinning of skin
TherapyTOPICAL ANTIMICROBIAL AND STEROID
Check more medicines with composition as Clobetasol(0.05 %) + Miconazole(2.0 %) + Neomycin(0.5 %)

Uses of Candid Total Plus Cream 20 Gm

Candid Total Plus cream is used for the treatment of various skin infections and inflammation complicated by a superficial bacterial or fungal infection. It helps in managing symptoms like scratching,...
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Contraindications of Candid Total Plus Cream 20 Gm

  • If you are allergic to clobetasol, neomycin, miconazole or any of the ingredients in Candid Total Plus cream.
  • It should not be used for treating infection in and around the genitals or anal area, face, acne and skin perforations.
  • If you have any untreated skin infection or skin thinning problem.
  • You should not use this cream for acne, rashes or skin conditions around your mouth and in the external ear canal.
  • You should not use this cream if you have chickenpox, shingles, warts or any other wounds and skin infections.
  • Candid Total Plus cream should not be used in children below 2 years of age and for nappy rash.

Side effects of Candid Total Plus Cream 20 Gm

  • Burning, irritation, itching at the area Candid Total Plus cream is applied.

Precautions and Warnings of Candid Total Plus Cream 20 Gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Candid Total Plus cream during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the safety of Candid Total Plus cream in human pregnancy. In case you are prescribed this cream, avoid using it in larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Candid Total Plus cream while breastfeeding?
A:
Candid Total Plus cream can be used by a breastfeeding woman if prescribed by the doctor. It should not be applied to the breast or areas near the breast of a breastfeeding mother as there can be chances of ingestion of this by a breastfed infant. Avoid using it on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Candid Total Plus cream?
A:
Candid Total Plus cream is to be applied externally and is less likely to influence your driving ability.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Candid Total Plus cream?
A:
There is no direct interaction between alcohol and Candid Total Plus cream. However, you should avoid consuming alcohol as it can worsen the infection and delay healing.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are experiencing any allergic reactions on the skin after applying the Candid Total Plus cream.
  • You are experiencing other infections after applying this cream.
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition after using this medicine for a weak.
  • It would be best if you do not use this cream on any condition other than prescribed by your doctor.
  • In case you experience any skin reactions after applying this cream, inform your doctor immediately.
  • You should not apply the Candid Total Plus cream for a prolonged duration on a larger skin area or more than the prescribed duration.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Mode of Action of Candid Total Plus Cream 20 Gm

How Does It Work?

  • During inflammation or infection of the skin, the body releases some chemical substances which make the skin red, itchy and swollen.
  • Clobetasol is a steroid which acts by blocking the synthesis of natural substance, i.e. prostaglandins which is responsible for itching, swelling and redness.
  • Miconazole works by inhibiting the formation of a fungal cell wall component which leads to altered permeability and growth of fungus causing infection.
  • Neomycin is an antibiotic agent which is widely used for treating various bacterial infection of the skin. It works by inhibiting the growth and multiplication of bacteria causing infection.
  • Collectively all these medicines work more effectively by reducing the infection and inflammation of the skin.

Directions for Use of Candid Total Plus Cream 20 Gm

  • Use Candid Total Plus cream as directed by your doctor and follow all the instructions.
  • For external use only. Apply it on the healthy skin surface, free from cuts and wounds.
  • Wash your hands before and after using Candid Total Plus cream unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • Apply a thin layer and rub gently to cover the affected area, for days and time advised by your doctor.
  • If you do not see any improvement in your condition within 7 days, you should consult your doctor.

Interactions of Candid Total Plus Cream 20 Gm

Interactions with other medicines

  • Candid Total Plus cream is for local application on the skin and thus is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied medicine. Disc...
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  • There is limited information available on the interaction of Candid Total Plus cream with other medicines. However, as Candid Total Plus cream contains three different components, any interaction was ...
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  • Be cautious if you are taking antifungal medicines like Itraconazole, Ritonavir which is used in HIV infection, antibiotics such as Erythromycin, blood-thinning agents like Warfarin and Verapamil used...
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Storage and disposal of Candid Total Plus Cream 20 Gm

  • Store Candid Total Plus cream below 25°C, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep this medicine away from children and pets.
  • Discard the expired or medicine that is no longer required properly.

Dosage of Candid Total Plus Cream 20 Gm

Overdose

As Candid Total Plus skin cream is for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you ha...
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Missed a Dose

Missing an application of Candid Total Plus cream may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you have missed applying this cream, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this medicine to...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What will happen if I accidentally ingest Candid Total Plus cream?

A: If you accidentally ingest Candid Total Plus cream, you may experience stomach discomfort, inform your doctor immediately.

Q: Can I use Candid Total Plus cream for pimples?

A: No, Candid Total Plus cream should not be used for any conditions other than prescribed. Especially you should refrain from using it on the face as the skin of your face is very delicate and sensitive.

Q: Is Candid Total Plus cream a steroid?

A: Yes, Candid Total Plus cream contains Clobetasol which is a steroid and is effective against inflammation and swelling.

Q: How long should Candid Total Plus cream be used?

A: Candid Total Plus cream should be used in a dose and duration as advised by your dermatologist. It contains a steroid and using steroid containing cream for prolonged periods is not advised. If you see no improvement in your condition in 7 days, then inform your doctor.
Last Updated on: 12 Oct 2021 | 12:29 PM (IST)

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