Candid-K Anti-Dandruff Shampoo


Introduction

Candid-K Anti-Dandruff Shampoo is a combination of two antifungal medicines that effectively treats dandruff. It kills the fungi that cause the infection and relieves itching and irritation.

Candid-K Anti-Dandruff Shampoo is only meant for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. This medicine should be used regularly to get the most benefit from it. Do not use more than you need it will not clear your condition faster and may only increase the side effects. Make sure not to leave it on the scalp for more than 5 minutes.  If it gets into your eyes, nose, or mouth rinse with water.

This medicine is usually safe, however, it may cause burning, irritation, itching, and redness at the application site. These side effects are usually mild and self-limiting. Serious side effects are rare.

It is not likely that other medicines you take by mouth or injection will affect the way this medicine works, but talk to your doctor before using it if you have recently used another medicine for dandruff. The medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Candid-K Shampoo

Benefits of Candid-K Shampoo

In Treatment of Dandruff

Candid-K Anti-Dandruff Shampoo is used to control dandruff and gives relief from scaly, flaky, and itchy scalp. It stops the growth of fungus that causes dandruff. Regular use of Candid-K Anti-Dandruff Shampoo protects your scalp and prevents dandruff. Gently massage your scalp with Candid-K Anti-Dandruff Shampoo to loosen flakes. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of Candid-K Shampoo

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Candid-K

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

How to use Candid-K Shampoo

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use.

How Candid-K Shampoo works

Candid-K Anti-Dandruff Shampoo is a combination of two antifungal medicines: Ketoconazole and Zinc pyrithione. It works by destroying the cell membrane of fungi that cause dandruff.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
No interaction found/established
Breast feeding
No interaction found/established
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Candid-K Shampoo?

If you miss a dose of Candid-K Anti-Dandruff Shampoo, apply it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Candid-K Anti-Dandruff Shampoo is used for the treatment and prevention of fungal infections of the scalp such as dandruff.
  • Leave the shampoo on for three to five minutes before rinsing.
  • Take care to avoid getting it in your eyes. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.
  • Your usual shampoo can be used as necessary between treatment with Candid-K Anti-Dandruff Shampoo.
  • Candid-K Anti-Dandruff Shampoo must be applied to the affected area as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not use this medicine more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Before each application, wash the affected area with soap and water and dry well. 
  • Avoid getting it in the eyes, mouth or nose. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these areas.
  • Stop using Candid-K Anti-Dandruff Shampoo and inform your doctor if you notice any irritation or any other skin infection.
  • Inform your doctor if the treated skin area does not improve after 2-4 weeks of treatment.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Patient concerns

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Hairfall and dandruff problem
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
Dermatology
Use KZ lotion anti dandruff shampoo every alternate day. No oil application. Apply Candid B lotion over scalpe once at night for 2 weeks
Sebhorric dermatitis and hairfall. What needs to be done?
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
Dermatology
some people are more prone to dandruff, use Logidruff anti dandruff shampoo every alternate day. No oil application. Apply Candid B lotion over scalpe once at night for 2 weeks.
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References

  1. PubChem. Zinc pyrithione. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirect. Ketoconazole. [Accessed 29 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Zinc pyrithione. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.
Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: February, 2023

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