Candidox Spray

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Introduction

Candidox Spray is an antifungal medication. It is used in the treatment of fungal skin and nail infections. It works by stopping the growth of fungi, thus treating the infection.

Candidox Spray is for external use only. You should use it in the dose and duration as directed by your doctor. The amount you need, and how long you take it will depend on what you are being treated for. You should normally wash and dry the affected area before applying a thin layer of the medicine. You should avoid getting in contact with your mouth, eyes, and nose. In case of accidental contact, wash it off with plenty of water. Keep using it regularly to get the most benefit.

The most common side effects include itching, burning, or stinging sensation at the site of application. They are not usually serious and often disappear with time. If they bother you or do not go away, let your doctor know.

Benefits of Candidox Solution

In Fungal skin infections

Candidox Spray is used to treat skin infections caused by fungi. It works by killing and stopping the growth of fungi. This provides relief from various symptoms, such as pain and itching, caused by the infection and speeds up the healing process. You should keep using it for as long as it is prescribed even if your symptoms have gone. This will prevent the infection from coming back. Using this medicine as prescribed may help you feel more comfortable with your skin.

In Fungal nail infections

Candidox Spray kills a wide variety of fungi that cause nail infections. It is easy to apply and has very few side effects. Using this medicine will restore your finger- or toenails to a healthy condition but it takes time because healthy nails take a long time to grow. You should keep using it until healthy nails have grown back. This will prevent the infection from returning. Do not use nail varnish on nails that you are treating.

Side effects of Candidox Solution

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 Candidox

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

How to use Candidox Solution

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

How Candidox Solution works

Candidox Spray is an antifungal medicine. It stops protein production in the fungal cells disrupting the cell division process. This is how it prevents further growth of fungi and helps to treat your skin and nail infections.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Candidox Spray is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Candidox Spray is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Candidox Solution?

If you miss a dose of Candidox Spray, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Candidox Spray helps treat fungal skin and nail infections.
  • Apply it as per the dose and duration advised by your doctor.
  • Cover the affected and surrounding skin areas and rub in gently.
  • Do not apply more often or use longer than directed. This may increase the risk of side effects.
  • Avoid getting it in your eyes, ears, nose, or mouth. If this happens, rinse with water immediately.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice changes in color or burning sensation of skin.
  • Avoid the use of nail varnishes and artificial nails during treatment. Do not share your nail-filer to prevent the spread of infection.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Cyclohexane & pyridinone derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA
Action Class
Antifungal Others

Patient Concerns

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Medicine for fungal infections.
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
There is hundred type of fungal infectionFrom which you sufferBetter visit clinic for proper examination
I have skin fungal infections tell me the medicins
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Plz visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
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FAQs

Q. Is Candidox Spray effective?

Candidox Spray is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Candidox Spray too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. How to use Candidox Spray?

Before using Candidox Spray, clean and dry the affected area. Gently and thoroughly massage it into the skin. Be careful not to get the medication in your eyes or mouth. If Candidox Spray gets in your eyes accidentally, wash with plenty of water and call your doctor if your eyes are irritated.

Q. What precautions do I need to take while using Candidox Spray?

Be careful not to get Candidox Spray into your eyes or mouth. If you happen to get it in your eyes, rinse off with plenty of water immediately and contact your doctor. You must not use Candidox Spray if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients. Tell your doctor if you notice any allergic reaction while using it for the first time. Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines regularly to prevent any allergic reaction with other medicines. Do not cover the area being treated with Candidox Spray with a bandage, as this may increase absorption of this medicine and increase the side effects. Do not use more than what is recommended to relieve your symptoms faster. Using more than what is advised will only increase the side effects. Let your doctor know if you are planning to conceive. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should use Candidox Spray only if prescribed by the doctor.

Q. What should I do if I forget to use Candidox Spray?

If you forget to use Candidox Spray, do not worry and continue using Candidox Spray as soon as you remember. However, if you are not sure and have any other doubts, please consult your doctor.

Q. Is Candidox Spray a steroid?

No, Candidox Spray is not a steroid. It is a medicine which is used to kill a wide variety of infection-causing fungus. It is applied on the affected skin or nails to treat fungal infections of the skin and nails.

Q. Can we apply Candidox Spray on other parts of the body?

No, this medicine should not be used on other parts of the body like eyes, oral cavity or intravaginally. Its use should be restricted to nails and skin only. Always consult your doctor before using the medicine and follow the instructions carefully.

Q. Can Candidox Spray cause any local reaction or rashes?

Yes, the use of Candidox Spray may cause allergic reactions, but the probability is unknown. Such allergic reaction is not very common and is likely to occur only in susceptible or sensitive individuals. Immediately contact your doctor if you experience such reactions.

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

MRP
275
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50 ml in 1 pump bottle
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