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food interaction for CANDID-B

alcohol interaction for CANDID-B

pregnancy interaction for CANDID-B

lactation interaction for CANDID-B

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Candid-b lotion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Candid-b lotion is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.


Beclometasone Topical(0.025% w/v)


Beclometasone topical is used to treat itching, oozing, crusting, dryness associated with skin diseases like eczema, dermatitis or psoriasis.

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

Burning sensation, Itching, Skin redness, Skin thinning, Urticaria
Clotrimazole Topical(1% w/v)


Clotrimazole topical is used for the treatment of fungal infections of the vagina, mouth, ear and skin, such as athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, thrush, or otitis externa (inflammation of outer ear).

How it works

Clotrimazole belongs to a class of medications called as antifungals. It works by preventing the growth of fungi that cause the infection.

Common side effects

Allergic reaction, Itching, Application site irritation, Burning sensation, Skin redness


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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. 


Content on this page was last updated on 27 May, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)