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food interaction for CANDID B

alcohol interaction for CANDID B

pregnancy interaction for CANDID B

lactation interaction for CANDID B

medicine interaction for CANDID B

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Candid b cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR CANDID B

Beclometasone Topical(0.025% w/w)

Uses

Beclometasone Topical is used in the treatment of allergic disorders, asthma, skin disorders and eye disorders

How it works

Beclometasone belongs to a class of medications called as corticosteroids. It works by preventing release of certain chemicals from the immune cells responsible for causing dryness, itching, oozing, and crusting of skin, thereby relieving the swelling and irritation.

Common side effects

Skin thinning, Muscle disorder, Electrolyte imbalance, Altered bone growth, Urticaria, Skin scar, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Itching, Behavioural changes, Skin redness, Burning sensation, Increased blood pressure, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract, Increased risk of infection
Clotrimazole Topical(1% w/v)

Uses

Clotrimazole Topical is used in the treatment of fungal infections

How it works

Clotrimazole Topical stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

Common side effects

Rash, Itching

COMMON DOSAGE FOR CANDID B CREAM

Patients taking CANDID B CREAM

  • 68%
    Once A Day
  • 26%
    Twice A Day
  • 6%
    Thrice A Day
  • 1%
    Once A Week

SUBSTITUTES FOR CANDID B

2 Substitutes
2 Substitutes
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  • ZYDIP-C CREAM
    (20 GM cream in tube)
    KLM Laboratories Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 4.95/GM of cream
    generic_icon
    Rs. 99
    pay 1% more per GM of cream
  • CANDID B CREAM
    (10 creams in tube)
    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 7.15/cream
    Cream
    Rs. 71.50
    pay 46% more per cream

Expert advice FOR CANDID B

You may need to apply the cream under an airtight dressing for certain duration of therapy, as recommended by your doctor. 
As per your doctor’s advice, if the cream is applied on the face then there is no need of the dressing as the face skin thins easily.
Do not mix with any other creams or ointments.
Inform your doctor if symptoms do not disappear after 2 to 4 weeks of applying the cream.
Exercise caution when used in children, as the treatment should not last for more than 5 days, unless instructed by your doctor. 
Avoid direct contact of cream with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
Inform your doctor immediately in case you swallow the cream.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions FOR CANDID B

Beclometasone Topical

Q. How long can I use beclomethasone topical?
The duration should not be more than 4 weeks without consulting your doctor

Q. Is beclometasone topical safe?
Beclometasone topical is safe if used for the prescribed duration, at a prescribed dose as advised by your doctor.

Clotrimazole Topical

Q. Is clotrimazole a steroid?
Clotrimazole is an imidazole antifungal medication and not a steroid.

WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT CANDID B CREAM

How effective is this medicine?

Effective
80%
Can't say
13%
Moderately effective
7%

Do you find this medicine expensive?

Yes
69%
No
31%

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)