Overview

Uses of Candid-B Cream

Candid-B Cream is used in the treatment of skin infections.

Candid-B Cream side effects

Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Candid-B Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Candid-B Cream works

Candid-B Cream is a combination of two medicines: Beclometasone and Clotrimazole which treat skin infections. Beclometasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Clotrimazole is an antifungal which stops the growth of fungi on the skin by preventing them from forming their own protective covering.

Candid-B Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Candid-B Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Candid-B Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Candid-B

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Etching more and red spot in the lower portion call jangha last few months.tell me proper medicine. Candid-b cream used many time but can't relief.
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Stop all other creams applications. Cap. Itraconazole (Itrasys/ Canditral) 100mg twice daily for 2 weeks. Sertacide Cream for application twice daily for 1 month.Tab. Fexova 180 mg (if required in case of itching) Blood Test- Serum Insulin Fasting & PP. The treatment has to be complete otherwise it will be recur.
Getting itching at balls since yesterday. I washed it properly with shower gels and powdered it. Still itchs what to do? Any anti fungal cream? There is no rashes, or anything looks normal.
Dr. Shyam Gupta
Sexologist
Hello PATIENT to 1mg it is fungal infection. Use candid B cream
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FAQs

Q. What are the recommended storage conditions for Candid-B?
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Q. What is Candid-B?
Candid-B is a combination of two medicines: Beclometasone and Clotrimazole. This combination is used to treat skin infections. Clotrimazole is an antifungal drug that works by inhibiting the growth of fungi that cause skin infection. Beclometasone is a steroid medicine and it decreases swelling, redness, and itching that occurs in the area of skin infection.
Q. Is it safe to use Candid-B?
Yes, Candid-B is safe when used according to the doctor’s advice and for a limited duration of time (1-2 weeks). However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like transient burning, itching and irritation at the application site. It may also cause other uncommon or rare side effects. Inform your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any persistent problem while using this medicine.
Q. Can I stop taking Candid-B when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Candid-B without completing the full course of treatment. Your symptoms may improve and you may start feeling better before the infection is completely cured but you should complete your advised duration.
Q. What are the precautions needed to be taken while using Candid-B?
Candid-B should not be used on the face. Do not use the medication for longer than the advised period of time. Do not apply a bandage or dressing to the area being treated, as this will increase absorption of the preparation and increase the risk of side effects. This medicine should only be used by the patient and not shared with others even if their condition appears to be the same.
Q. How to use Candid-B?
Follow the directions given by the healthcare provider on the medication. Apply the medicine thinly and in sufficient quantity to cover the affected area. Wash your hands after using Candid-B, unless it is used for treating skin infections on the hands.
Q. Can I use a higher than the recommended dose of Candid-B?
No, do not use a higher than recommended dose of Candid-B. You should also avoid using it for long periods or on large areas of skin. It can result in too much medicine being absorbed into the body. This may lead to thinning or weakening of the skin and other serious side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
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