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Composition for CANDID GOLD

Allantoin(0.2% w/w),Clotrimazole Topical(1% w/w)

food interaction for CANDID GOLD

alcohol interaction for CANDID GOLD

pregnancy interaction for CANDID GOLD

lactation interaction for CANDID GOLD

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Candid gold powder 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 gold powder is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for CANDID GOLD

Allantoin(0.2% w/w)

Uses

Allantoin is used in the treatment of psoriasis (silvery scaly skin rash), keratoses (abnormal skin growth) and dermatitis (skin rash or irritation).

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
Clotrimazole Topical(1% w/w)

Uses

Clotrimazole Topical is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

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

Common Dosage for CANDID GOLD POWDER

Patients taking CANDID GOLD POWDER

  • 82%
    Once A Day
  • 9%
    Thrice A Day
  • 9%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for CANDID GOLD

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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

Allantoin

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.

Clotrimazole Topical

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

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