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CANDID 30GM CREAM

Country of origin: INDIA

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CANDID 30GM CREAM

Candid Cream 30gm
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Candid Cream 30gm is used as a broad spectrum fungicide used to treat fungal infections of the skin, vagina, groin, candidiasis, athlete’s foot, jock itch, and yeast infections. 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.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Candid Cream 30gm is Clotrimazole 2% w/w.

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Clotrimazole

Ergosterol is an essential provitamin that fungi and protozoa cannot survive without. Clotrimazole targets the ergosterol present in the cell membrane of many fungi and protozoa.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professional before using the Candid cream:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the drug used in the Candid cream such as Clotrimazole
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this Candid cream. It is generally well tolerated when used in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones are generally mild and may include:

  • Irritation
  • Contact dermatitis

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Stinging
  • Erythema
How to Use

How to Use

Before applying the Candid Cream 30gm, wash your hands with water and wipe dry.
Apply only a thin layer of the Candid Cream 30gm topically on the infected area, and not rub it harshly.
Wash your hands after applying the cream unless the affected area is the hands itself.
Contact with eyes may cause a burning sensation, therefore ensure you wash hands well after application.
Try not to skip the dose. If you do, apply it as soon as you remember; but if it is time for your next dose, skip it and apply it according to your normal schedule. Don’t apply two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health and may lead to severe adverse effects.
Dosage: 2-3 times in a day for 2-4 weeks or as recommended by your doctor/pharmacist.

Overdosage

Avoid using 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:

  • Irritation
  • Contact dermatitis
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Use Candid Cream only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Pregnancy:

No harm through the topical application. However, it should be used only under the supervision of a physician.

Lactation:

Consult your doctor if you are a nursing mother because a very small amount of this drug may pass into the mothers’ milk and it is not known whether this drug may harm a breastfeeding infant or not.

Precautions
  • Strictly for topical use: do not consume the cream orally.
  • Keep it away from sight and reach of children.
  • Do not use Candid cream beyond its expiry.
  • Do not apply on the open skin wounds and exfoliative dermatitis.
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

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.

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Manufactured By

GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

glenmark house, b. d. sawant marg, chakala, off western express highway, andheri (e), mumbai - 400 099

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GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

glenmark house, b. d. sawant marg, chakala, off western express highway, andheri (e), mumbai - 400 099

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