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food interaction for CANDID TOTAL

alcohol interaction for CANDID TOTAL

pregnancy interaction for CANDID TOTAL

lactation interaction for CANDID TOTAL

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

SALT INFORMATION for CANDID TOTAL

Clobetasol Topical(0.05% w/w)

Uses

Clobetasol Topical is used in the treatment of allergic disorders, skin disorders and oral lichen planus .

How it works

Clobetasol belongs to a class of medications called as corticosteroids. It works by reducing the action of certain chemicals in the body that cause inflammation.

Common side effects

Application site irritation, Burning sensation, Itching
Ofloxacin Topical(0.75% w/w)

Uses

Ofloxacin Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Ofloxacin Topical is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

Common side effects

Irritation of ear, Allergic skin rash, Burning sensation, Itching, Dizziness, Headache, Skin irritation, Skin redness, Gastrointestinal discomfort
Ornidazole Topical(2% w/w)

Uses

Ornidazole Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Ornidazole is an antibiotic belonging to the class of medications called as anti-bacterials and anti-protozoals. It works by causing cell death thereby inhibiting the growth of bacteria thus relieving the symptoms associated with infections.

Common side effects

Rash, Itching, Skin redness
Terbinafine Topical(1% w/w)

Uses

Terbinafine Topical is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

How it works

Terbinafine belongs to the class of medications called as antifungal agents. It stops the growth of fungi by inhibiting ergosterol, an important enzyme that is essential for fungal growth.

Common side effects

Nausea, Abnormal liver function tests, Allergic reaction, Itching, Irritation of ear, Allergic skin rash, Altered taste, Diarrhoea, Indigestion, Abdominal pain, Skin redness, Visual impairment

Common Dosage for CANDID TOTAL CREAM

Patients taking CANDID TOTAL CREAM

  • 100%
    Once A Day

SUBSTITUTES for CANDID TOTAL

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    Rs. 4.50/GM of cream
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    (15 GM cream in tube)
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    Rs. 2.82/GM of cream
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    save 24% more per GM of cream
  • ORNODERM CREAM
    (15 GM cream in tube)
    Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 2.25/GM of cream
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    Rs. 33.81
    save 39% more per GM of cream
  • TOTAL DERM PLUS CREAM
    (15 GM cream in tube)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 2.47/GM of cream
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    Rs. 37
    save 33% more per GM of cream
  • AFDERM MX CREAM
    (15 GM cream in tube)
    Anglo-French Drugs & Industries Ltd
    Rs. 4.03/GM of cream
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    Rs. 60.39
    pay 9% more per GM of cream

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    MBBS, MD, PhD, Certification
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Expert advice for CANDID TOTAL

  • Do not use in conditions such as acne, fungal skin infections, e.g. athlete's foot, ringworm, candida skin infections, severe flushing of skin on and around your nose (rosacea), spotty red rash around your mouth (perioral dermatitis), infected skin (unless the infection is being treated with an anti-infective medicine at the same time),itchy skin around the genitals or back passage, itchy skin which is not inflamed, nappy rash, widespread plaque psoriasis (raised, red patches covered with a silvery white buildup of dead skin cells or scale).
  • Caution is to be observed while applying the cream on large areas of the body for a long time like few weeks or months.
  • If your skin problem does not improve in 2 to 4 weeks, talk to your doctor.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to clobetasol propionate or any of its ingredients.
  • It sholud not given to children below 1 year of age.

Frequently asked questions for CANDID TOTAL

Clobetasol Topical

Q.Is clobetasol propionate a steroid/ an antifungal/ OTC?
Clobetasol (also available as cosvate cream, cosvate G) is a potent topical corticosteroid used for the treatment of itching, redness, dryness, inflammation, and discomfort of various scalp and skin conditions. It is not an antifungal. It is available only by prescription given by your doctor

Q.Is clobetasol propionate topical used for hair loss/ does clobetasol help hair growth?
Clobetasol topical is used for discomfort in various scalp and skin conditions; however not used for treatment of hair loss or hair growth. Always consult your doctor regarding its use

Q.Does clobetasol propionate topical cause hair loss / thinning of skin?
Long-term use of steroids may damage your hair or skin. Always follow the advice of your doctor regarding its use

Q.Is clobetasol propionate topical good for acne/ athlete's foot/ ringworm?
Clobetasol topical should not be used for conditions like acne, athlete's foot or ringworm. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.

Ofloxacin Topical

Q.Is ofloxacin/ Zenflox/ Zanocin OZ an antibiotic?
Yes. It belongs to the group of medicines called as fluoroquinolone antibiotics

Q.Does ofloxacin topical treat pink eye/chlamydia/ear infections?
Ofloxacin topical is used to treat pink eye (conjunctivitis), ear infection and infection due to chlamydia.

Ornidazole Topical

Q.Is ornidazole topical same as metronidazole?
Ornidazole topical and metronidazole are two different drugs belonging to the same class. However, they may have different indications. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use

Q.Is ornidazole topical carcinogenic?
There are no reports suggesting the potential of ornidazole to cause cancer.

Terbinafine Topical

Q.Is terbinafine topical a steroid/sulfa drug?
Terbinafine topical is an antifungal drug. It does not have chemical structure or effects similar to steroids. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of terbinafine is different from sulfa drugs

Q.How long can I take terbinafine topical for?
The duration of treatment with terbinafine topical varies depending upon the severity of infection, area infected and individual responses. Please follow the advice of your doctor regarding the duration of use.

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Content on this page was last updated on 10 October, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)