Candiderma + cream is used for the treatment of various skin conditions such as itching, allergies, redness and inflammation suspected to have a bacterial or fungal infection. It is also used in the treatment of ringworm infection, athlete's foot and tinea infections. Candiderma + cream is a combination medicine containing beclomethasone, clotrimazole and neomycin as active components. Beclometasone is a steroid and has anti-inflammatory properties, neomycin is an antibacterial agent and clotrimazole is an antifungal agent. Candiderma + cream is meant only for external application and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor. You should always clean the affected area with lukewarm water and pat dry the region. Wash your hands before and after each application. It is recommended to complete the entire course of treatment....
Q: Is Candiderma + cream a steroid?
A: Yes, it contains beclomethasone which is a steroid and effective against inflammation and swelling.
Q: Can Candiderma + cream be used for acne?
A: Candiderma + cream cannot be used for acne. It is used to treat various skin infections and conditions.
Q: Can I stop taking Candiderma + cream when I feel better?
A: No, do not stop taking Candiderma + cream and continue as long as it is advised by your treating physician, even if you feel better. Your symptoms may reduce soon but it takes time for the skin infection to be completely cured. Also, since it contains a steroid medication, the dose of application has to be lowered gradually.