Candid V3 Tablet is a broad spectrum fungicide used in the treatment of local fungal infections such as vaginal yeast infections, vaginal burning, itching, fungal infections of the dermal, tinea pedis. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon a doctor’s discretion.
The active ingredient of Candid V3 Tablet is Clotrimazole 200mg.
Ergosterol is an essential provitamin that fungi and protozoa cannot survive without it. Clotrimazole targets the ergosterol present in the cell membrane of many fungi and protozoa leads to cell death of fungi and protozoa.
Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professional before using this tablet:
The following effects may or may not occur during the usage of Candid V3 tablet. It is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones are generally mild and may include:
Do not exceed the dose prescribed by your doctor.
The tablet comes along with an applicator. Pull out the plunger A until it stops. Then place the Candid V3 Tablet into the applicator B.
Now lie down on your back, place the applicator containing the tablet carefully beneath the vagina.
Push inside plunger A until it stops, ensure the tablet has been deposited into the vagina, then gently pull the applicator out fully.
Then wash the device with warm soapy water; leave it to dry.
A vaginal tablet has to be administered without applicator during pregnancy.
Dosage and duration of medicine as directed by your doctor.
Try not to skip the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t take two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health and may lead to severe adverse effects.
Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an accidental overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary but you may experience any one or more of the following signs or symptoms:
Take Candid V3 Tablet only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:
Caution advised among people with hepatic problems. If you have any, consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.
Do not take this medicine without consulting your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant – because it is not known whether this medicine may harm an unborn or not.
Do not take this medicine without first talking to your doctor, because it is not known whether this drug may harm a breastfeeding infant or not.
Using the contraceptives during sexual intercourse may not work effectively during the treatment, and this drug may not help in preventing the disease from spreading to your partner.
This drug may interfere with other drugs. Therefore, inform your doctor if you are using any other medications like herbal products, vitamins, and over the counter medicines.
Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
This medication is an antifungal, prescribed for local fungal infections. This medication prevents fungal growth on the skin.
Clotrimazole works to harm the yeast and fight the infection.
Tab- Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 10 mgday for 7 days. Suppository- 100 mgday for 6 days. Solution- Instill 1% solution as directed by your physician. Lotioncreamsolution- Apply 2-3 timesday for 2-4 weeks. It comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It also comes as a cream, lotion, powder and solution to apply over the skin.
Belly pain. - Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
If you have an allergy to clotrimazole or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. If the yeast infection keeps coming back. Very bad belly pain. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Not able to eat. Dark urine or yellow skin or eyes. Feeling very tired or weak. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Store it at room temperature and keep away from children.
Category B : Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.
Antifungals, Preparations for Vaginal Conditions, Topical Antifungals & Antiparasites
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