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Candifem Vaginal cream

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Overview

Introduction

Candifem Vaginal cream is a combination of two medicines. It is prescribed to treat various types of fungal infections. It fights against the infection by killing the microorganisms and prevents further infections.

Candifem Vaginal cream is strictly advised for external use only. Apply it in the dose and duration advised by your doctor in the vaginal areas. Apply it only on the affected areas of the skin. If there is an accidental exposure of the medicine to the eyes or mouth, you must wash immediately. Before using this medicine it is mandatory to tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. It should be used with caution in children.

Candifem Vaginal cream may lead to a few common side effects like itchiness, redness, and burning sensation at the application site. If these side effects do not improve with time or worsen, inform your doctor. In case of any allergic reactions, it is advised to call for immediate medical help.

Uses of Candifem Vaginal cream

Side effects of Candifem Vaginal cream

Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Rash

How to use Candifem Vaginal cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream by using applicator. Wash your hands after applying.

How Candifem Vaginal cream works

Candifem Vaginal cream is a combination of two medicines: Miconazole and Ornidazole. Miconazole is an antifungal medicine which stops the growth of fungi by preventing them from forming their own protective covering. Ornidazole is an antibiotic which kills bacteria and other infectious microorganisms by damaging the DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Candifem Vaginal cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Candifem Vaginal cream during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

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

Patient Concerns

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I have fungal infections on my legs, it itchsI am using fluka 150 mg but not getting positive resultsWith Tenovat M skin cream
Dr. Preeti Chhabra
Skin Specialist
Apply Fungase ointment, Nimba Tail and Karanj tail
I have skin fungal infections tell me the medicins
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
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. Can I stop taking Candifem when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Candifem and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Candifem as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Candifem?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

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References
  1. Meyer.co. Miconazole+Ornidazole. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Miconazole. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Mayo Clinic. Miconazole. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
MEYER ORGANICS PVT. LTD., A-303, Road No. 32, Wagle Estate, Thane – 400 604 (Mumbai), Maharashtra, INDIA.
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