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Canditas Powder

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD GX
75g Dusting Powder in Bottle
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Canditas 75 MG Description

Canditas Dusting Powder is a topical antifungal medicine that is used to prevent or treat fungal infections of the skin. It helps in relieving associated symptoms like rashes, itching in intimate body...
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ContainsClotrimazole(75.0 Mg)
UsesSkin fungal infection
Side effectsApplication site reactions
ClassificationTOPICAL ANTI-FUNGAL
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Uses of Canditas 75 MG

  • Canditas Dusting Powder is used in the treatment of fungal skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, sweat rash and diaper rash. It can also be used to absorb excess sweat or fluids...
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Contraindications of Canditas 75 MG

If you are allergic to clotrimazole or any of the ingredients of Canditas Dusting Powder.

Side effects of Canditas 75 MG

  • Rashes
  • Mild burning or irritation at the site of application
  • Flaking of the treated skin
  • Swelling

Precautions and Warnings of Canditas 75 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Canditas Dusting Powder during pregnancy?
A:
If you are pregnant, you should consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Canditas Dusting Powder while breastfeeding?
A:
A breastfeeding mother should use this powder only under a doctor's recommendation.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Canditas Dusting Powder?
A:
It is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Canditas Dusting Powder?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with this medicine. So it is important to consult your physician if you have a habit of drinking regularly.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are already using any other antifungal medications.
  • You have a known allergy to any other antifungal medicine.
  • You are not sure whether you have an athlete's foot or any specific skin infection. Dermatologist consultation is recommended.

Mode of Action of Canditas 75 MG

How Does It Work?

Canditas Dusting Powder acts against fungi causing vaginal infection. It binds to the fungal cell membrane and inhibits its growth by altering the permeability of the cell membrane. It results in the ...
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Directions for Use of Canditas 75 MG

  • Dust Canditas Dusting Powder on the affected area of the skin as required.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this dusting powder.
  • Do not rub the powder.
  • Replace the cap tightly after use.

Interactions of Canditas 75 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since Canditas Dusting Powder is to be used externally on the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines.
  • However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other skin conditions.
  • It is advised to not use any other medicated creams or ointments together without your doctor's advice.

Storage and disposal of Canditas 75 MG

  • Store it in the original packing to protect it from heat.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Canditas 75 MG

Overdose

  • As this powder is meant for external application, cases of an overdose are unlikely. If you have applied this powder in extra quantity, you should wipe it out with a tissue or cotton.
  • Oral intake of Canditas Dusting Powder dosage accidentally or knowingly can result in vomiting, nausea and fainting. Seek immediate help in such instances.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying this powder, apply it as soon as possible. Do not use it in an excess amount just to compensate for the missed application and continue the rest of the treatment as usual.

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 is the use of Canditas Dusting Powder?

A: Canditas Dusting Powder is used to treat or prevent skin fungal infections like an athlete’s foot (an infection in toes), jock itch (fungal infection in the intimate area, inner thighs or buttocks) or diaper rash, skin folds or armpits, etc.

Q: How to apply Canditas Dusting Powder?

  • Before applying, wash the affected area and dry it thoroughly.
  • Sprinkle Canditas Dusting Powder into the affected area as directed by the doctor. Do not rub it.
  • Do not use it in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended, for an effective treatment.

Q: What special care should I take when using Canditas Dusting Powder?

  • Avoid contact with eyes, nose or mouth.
  • Do not use it on your own until you are not sure about the type of skin infection.

Q: How can I prevent fungal infections naturally along with the use of Canditas Dusting Powder?

  • Avoid scratching the affected area if it is itching, as it can lead to the spread of the infection.
  • Try to keep the skin dry especially in the toes and genital areas.
  • Do not share your towel or bathing soap with others or avoid using other's bathing stuff like a towel or soap.
  • Wash your hands properly after applying the powder to the affected area.
Product Details
Brand
CANDITAS
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/06/2023
Last Updated on: 22 Apr 2022 | 11:05 AM (IST)

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