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food interaction for CANDID GOLD

alcohol interaction for CANDID GOLD

pregnancy interaction for CANDID GOLD

lactation interaction for CANDID GOLD

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Candid gold cream 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.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.


Allantoin(100 mg)


Allantoin is used for relieving symptoms of pain, itching and dryness of lips caused by cold sores (fever blisters) or chapped lips. This medication will not cure sores caused by herpes simplex.

How it works

Allantoin is a skin protectant that works like a moisturizer to soften skin. It forms an oily layer on the skin and keeps the water inside and thus prevents skin from drying out.

Common side effects

Allergic reaction, Whitish residue on skin, Cold skin, Swelling of tongue, Tingling sensation
Allium Cepa(10 mg)


anthelmintic, antioxidant, antiseptic carminative, diuretic, expectorant.

How it works

It's mode of action is not fully understood.Being a herb its acts in one or different ways to exert it's effect on the body.

Common side effects

Heparin Topical(50 iu)


Heparin topical is used as an ointment or gel to relieve inflammation, pain, and itching due to piles; and other ano-rectal diseases (proctitis, periproctitis); pain, swelling and redness that occurs due to blood clots in the veins (thrombophlebitis), and bruising due to blood clots.

How it works

Heparin belongs to the class of medications called as anticoagulants. It prevents the formation of blood clots and causes dissolution of already formed blood clots.

Common side effects

Rash, Red lumps below the skin surface


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Expert advice for CANDID GOLD

  • Allantoin should not be used for more than 7 days. If symptoms persist contact your doctor immediately.
  • Avoid contact with eyes and other mucous membrane.
  • Stop taking allantoin if you develop severe allergic reactions.
  • Do not apply this medication on deep wounds or cuts or any infection on the skin.
  • Do not apply allantoin topical if it worsens any existing acne problems.

Frequently asked questions for CANDID GOLD


Q. Is allantoin safe and natural?
Allantoin is chemically synthesized for making the ointment. It is safe when used for the condition at the dose for the duration prescribed by the doctor.
Q. Is allantoin same as lanolin/ formaldehyde releaser/ aluminium?
Allantoin is not the same as lanolin/ formaldehyde releaser/ aluminium.
Q. Does allantoin clog pores/ lighten skin/ cause acne/ cause cancer?
Allantoin may clog pores and may lighten skin. It is not known to cause acne or cure cancer. Please inform your doctor if you observe any side effects while using this ointment.

Heparin Topical

Q. Is heparin a protein, anticoagulant (blood thinner), thrombolytic agent (clot buster), or antiplatelet (antiaggregant)?
Heparin is not a protein, thrombolytic agent, or antiplatelet drug. It is a glycosaminoglycan carbohydrate and used as an anticoagulant.
Q. Does heparin affect blood pressure or sleep?
Heparin is not reported to affect blood pressure or sleep. Consult your doctor if you experience such symptoms.
Q. Does heparin affect platelets, INR (international normalized ratio), or PTT (partial thromboplastin time)?
Heparin affects INR (used to monitor the effectiveness of the anticoagulant), and PTT (blood test determines the blood clotting time), both of which increase as the ability of blood to clot decreases due to heparin. Heparin may also cause reduced blood platelet count.
Q. Is heparin made from pork?
Yes, it is obtained from the intestine of the pig (porcine) or lungs of cattle (bovine), when these animals are slaughtered for meat.
Q. Is heparin unfractionated?
There are two forms of heparin used as anti-coagulants; fractionated and low molecular weight heparins. Please see the product leaflet for more information.
Q. Is heparin present in human body?
Yes, it is produced in the body by mast cells.
Q. Does heparin come in pill form?
No, it is available as gel, ointment, and an injection form.


Content on this page was last updated on 31 August, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)