Candid V6 100mg Strip Of 6 Vaginal Tablets
By GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS
6 Vaginal Tablet(s) in Strip
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Candid-V 6 tablet contains clotrimazole, an antifungal medicine. It is used in the treatment of fungal infection of the vagina and helps in relieving symptoms of fungal infection of the vagina such as itching, white discharge etc. This medicine works by inhibiting the growth of the fungus by damaging its outer covering and inhibiting the synthesis of components necessary for the formation of the outer covering of the fungus. Burning, itching, redness or pain in the vagina or urethra, lower abdominal cramps or pain are some of the side effects of using Candid V6. If side effects do not go away on their own or your condition doesn't improve over time then inform your doctor....
Uses of Candid V 100 MG
Candid V6 is used in the treatment of fungal infection of the vagina and helps in relieving symptoms of fungal infection of the vagina such as itching, white discharge etc.
Contraindications of Candid V 100 MG
If you are allergic to clotrimazole or any other ingredients of this medicine.
Side effects of Candid V 100 MG
- Burning, itching, redness or pain in the vagina or urethra.
- Lower abdominal cramps or pain.
Precautions and Warnings of Candid V 100 MG
Can I take Candid-V 6 tablet during pregnancy?
Limited information is available on the use of this medicine in pregnancy. This medicine can be used in pregnancy but only under medical supervision.
Can I take Candid-V 6 tablet while breastfeeding?
Components of this medicine are not known to pass in breastmilk. This medicine should be taken by lactating mother only if prescribed by the doctor.
Can I drive if I have consumed Candid-V 6 tablet?
This medicine has no or negligible effect on driving.
Can I consume alcohol with Candid-V 6 tablet?
Alcohol is not known to interact with this medicine. However, you should avoid using alcohol as it can delay the healing or decrease the body's response to infection/injury.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have had a fungal infection of the vagina more than 2 times in the last 6 months.
- You have a genital infection or exposed to a genital infection.
- You are pregnant or likely to be pregnant.
- Your age is below 16 years or above 60 years.
- You have an allergy to other anti-fungal medicines.
- You have an ulcer or sore in the vagina.
- You have pain during urination.
- You have lower abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting, fever or chills, loose motions, bad-smelling vaginal discharge.
- You have redness, swelling, irritation of the vagina after using this medicine.
Mode of Action of Candid V 100 MG
How Does It Work?
Candid V6 works by inhibiting the growth of fungus by damaging its outer covering and inhibiting the synthesis of a component necessary for the formation of the outer covering of the fungus.
Directions for Use of Candid V 100 MG
Wash your hands before and after using this medicine. This medicine is inserted into the vagina as deep as possible using a disposable applicator. This medicine should preferably be used at bedtime.
Interactions of Candid V 100 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Concomitant use of Candid-V 6 tablet with other antifungal medicines such as amphotericin, nystatin can cause a decreased effectiveness of amphotericin and nystatin and also decrease the effectiveness of some contraceptives such as latex condoms....
- Concomitant use of Candid-V 6 tablet and oral tacrolimus can cause increase in blood level of tacrolimus.
- Discuss with your doctor any other medicine, herbal preparation, and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible drug interactions.
Storage and disposal of Candid V 100 MG
Store this medicine below 25°C in a cool and dry place. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Candid V 100 MG
Symptoms of overdose include nausea or vomiting, dizziness etc. As this medicine is meant for external application cases of overdose is unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital....
Missed a Dose
If you have missed inserting this medicine insert it as soon as possible. Do not overuse this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I use Candid-V 6 tablet for all type of vaginal infections?
A: Candid-V 6 tablet is use for treatment of fungal infection of vagina. It is not useful in treatment of other type of vaginal infections such as bacterial infection of vagina.
Q: Can I use Candid-V 6 tablet if I have bad smelling vaginal discharge?
A: Candid-V 6 tablet should not be use if you have bad smelling vaginal discharge, fever, chills, stomach pain etc. Bad smelling vaginal discharge indicate that you may have bacterial infection of vagina. Consult your doctor immediately.
Q: Can I use Candid-V 6 tablet continuously?
A: Candid-V 6 tablet can be use upto 7 days continuously. If your symptoms persist beyond 7 days of continuous use of this medicine consult your doctor.
Q: What special precaution should I take while using Candid-V 6 tablet?
A: Candid-V 6 tablet may weaken rubber contraceptives such as latex condoms, diaphragms, cervical caps and can lead to contraceptive failure resulting in pregnancy. Therefore this products should not be use for birth control if you are using Candid-V 6 tablet. Consult your doctor for other type of birth control methods if you are using Candid-V 6 tablet.
Q: Can I use the Candid V6 during the day?
A: You should use the Candid V6 exactly as told by your doctor. But it's best to use it before bedtime.
Q: Can I use the Candid V6 during the period?
A: No, you should avoid using this tablet during periods due to the risk of the tablet being washed out by the menstrual flow. Generally, the treatment should be finished before the onset of menstruation. Consult a doctor if you have any doubts regarding the use of Candid V6.
Q: How often can I use candid V6?
A: The doctor will decide the duration of treatment depending on the severity of the underlying condition. You should complete the treatment with the Candid V6 as prescribed by your doctor.
Q: What are the side effects of Candid V6?
A: Burning, itching, redness or pain in the vagina, lower abdomen cramps are a few side effects that can be seen during the treatment with Candid V6. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.
Q: Can I take Candid V6 for urine infection?
A: No, do not take Candid V6 on your own without consulting a doctor. Based on the cause and after proper diagnosis, your doctor shall prescribe one of these medicines. Do not self-medicate.
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